Mockingbird Tour Grants Top $1M

The Mockingbird Foundation has announced unsolicited donations of $1500 being sent to a music education program in each of the fifteen cities in which Phish will perform this summer. The … Continue Reading →


Mockingbird Announces $60K in Grants

The Mockingbird Foundation, an all-volunteer nonprofit founded and run entirely by Phish fans, has announced eleven new grants totaling $59,650 in support of music education for children. The grants come … Continue Reading →


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 →


Round 19 (and 20!) Proposals Invited

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  • 24 October, 2015
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The Mockingbird Foundation has now invited full proposals from a select group of the more than 800 inquiries received in our 19th round of competitive funding. Additionally, as a joint function … 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 →


$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 →


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 →


“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.