Yes, Uke Can!

See the Loudest Librarian’s post about the ukulele workshop for kids at the Pacifica Libraries, funded by the Mockingbird Foundation.


Support Mockingbird via Amazon

Now, when you shop at Amazon, you can have 0.5% of your purchases directed to the Mockingbird Foundation, the all-volunteer Phish fan group funding music education for children. Just click … Continue Reading →


Now Accepting Bitcoins!

The Mockingbird Foundation, an all-volunteer nonprofit run by Phish fans, is now accepting Bitcoin donations to support grants in music education. If you are new to bitcoins, you can also use this referral … Continue Reading →


2014 Contributors

The Mockingbird Foundation acknowledges, and expresses appreciation for, the many individuals and corporations who have provided generous tax-deductible donations to support our efforts in funding music education through all-volunteer nonprofit projects. Contributions are … Continue Reading →


Over $57K more for Music Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, January 2, 2014 The Mockingbird Foundation, an all-volunteer nonprofit founded and run entirely by Phish fans, has announced fourteen (14) new grants totaling $57,612 in support … Continue Reading →


RIP Leigh Butler

The Mockingbird Foundation joins family and friends in mourning the loss of dear friend and avid Phish fan Leigh Wren Butler (August 1, 1975- August 2, 2013). Known also as … Continue Reading →


Thanks to International Donors!

Though the Mockingbird Foundation is legally limited to funding recipients in the U.S., Phish fans are world-wide and so are Mockingbird contributors. Indeed, more than a dozen donations have been … Continue Reading →


Thanking Phish Mentors

Every Phish fan has someone who was integral in introducing them to the music that ultimately changed their life.  For the older crowd, this might be the person who dubbed … Continue Reading →


“Japanese, Inupiat drum styles combined”

Hannah Heimbuch of The Artic Sounder (Anchorage) has written a very nice article about recent Mockingbird Foundation grantee Taiko Drummers at Point Hope. Check out Taiko on YouTube.  


Phish Fans Help w/ Sandy Restoration

A volunteer nonprofit run by Phish fans has contributed $5,000 towards restoration of music education programs impacted by Hurricane Sandy last October. The unsolicited grants provide $1,000 for each of … Continue Reading →