BENEFITING: Edward Charles Foundation
This page has been created to help fans celebrate the life, spirit and legendary artistry of David Bowie by contributing to the causes he cared about. All donations will be divided equally among the organizations listed below, the same ones that will be supported by the memorial concert at Carnegie Hall on 3/31 and designated by his family.
Through all of his creative incarnations, musical genius and in the way he led his life, Bowie inspired, moved and delighted millions of us.
Thank you, David!
"And it was alright...the song went on forever."
Proceeds will benefit:
The GRAMMY Foundation was established in 1989 to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of recorded music to American culture &emdash; from the artistic and technical legends of the past to the still unimagined musical breakthroughs of future generations of music professionals.
FIKS is there to fix broken and discarded instruments and get them to be used by the students in poor schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. The schools are identified by music teachers in the actual schools with the funds going directly to technicians who fix the instruments.
Church Street School for Music & Art is the only not-for-profit school for the arts in Lower Manhattan serving as a community center supporting a diverse audience with affordable arts programming. The process oriented approach facilitates music education through skill building and development of technique in performance.
ASO's ambitious music educational program, Music Notes, serves tens of thousands of middle and high-school students in the NY Metro area, particularly those from low and moderate-income households. Through teacher training programs, Music Notes integrate the study of music and concerts into existing broader curriculums.
CAE is dedicated to ensuring that all NYC public school students have quality arts learning as an essential part of their K-12 education and is the only organization in New York supporting all arts disciplines with in-school residencies, professional development, and active public engagement and advocacy efforts.
Little Kids Rock is a national nonprofit that transforms children's lives by restoring and revitalizing music education in disadvantaged public schools. This is achieved by partnering with school districts, training public school teachers in their innovative curriculum, and donating all of the instruments and resources necessary to run rockin’ music programs.