Mbird Announces $75K in Grants

The Mockingbird Foundation, an all-volunteer nonprofit founded and run entirely by Phish fans, has announced thirteen new grants totaling $75,000 in support of music education for children. The grants come … Continue Reading →


Mockingbird Increases Grant Size

The Board of Directors of The Mockingbird Foundation is excited to announce that, as of today, it will begin accepting inquiries for grants of up to $10,000. This amount represents … Continue Reading →


Now Accepting Dwolla

The Mockingbird Foundation is pleased to now accept donations through Dwolla. While we’re honored to receive donations via any means – cash, check, money order, postal order, and of course … Continue Reading →


New Directors Elected

We are pleased to announce the election of, and honored by the addition of, four new directors to the board of the Mockingbird Foundation: John Demeter is an employee of the … Continue Reading →


Phish & Its Fans Join Forces to Help Kids to Make Music

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  • 15 September, 2015
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Two Phish-related charities have once again joined forces to support music education. Unsolicited checks (“miracle grants”) from the fan-managed Mockingbird Foundation are being matched by the Vermont band’s own WaterWheel Foundation, … Continue Reading →


Emergency Grant for Loma Prieta Fire

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  • 11 September, 2015
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A group of Phish fans mailed an unsolicited check for $1,000 to the Loma Prieta Community Foundation. These funds are intended to assist in recovery from an unfortunate fire incident … Continue Reading →


2015 DeLucia Winners Announced

The Mockingbird Foundation is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 DeLucia Awards, recognizing innovators in music education, including the recipient of this year’s $1,000 DeLucia Prize: David Birrow (2015 DeLucia Prize … Continue Reading →


$42K More in Music Education Grants!

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  • 24 March, 2015
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The Mockingbird Foundation, an all-volunteer nonprofit founded and run entirely by Phish fans, has announced twelve new grants totaling $42,900 in support of music education for children. The grants come … Continue Reading →


DeLucia Awards for Music Educators Return

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  • 29 January, 2015
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The Mockingbird Foundation is proud to announce that its program of recognizing innovators in music education has been revived and restructured. Established in 2004, the DeLucia Awards honor Mockingbird founder Craig … Continue Reading →


Mockingbird Ambassadors Announced

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  • 14 November, 2014
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The Mockingbird Foundation is proud to announce a new program recognizing key supporters of its core mission through a new annual process. Many people beyond the Foundation’s formal structure invest … Continue Reading →