450th Grant in Music Education

Thanks to external support from a corporation that doesn’t even want attention for it, the Mockingbird Foundation is sending four unsolicited $1,000 checks to music education programs in and around New York City. These are unanticipated matching grants for the...

Mockingbird Grants Top $1.6M

The Mockingbird Foundation, an all-volunteer nonprofit founded and run entirely by Phish fans, has announced twenty (20) new grants totaling $141,263 in support of music education for children. This is Mockingbird’s 24th round of competitive grants, and the largest...

Round 25 Inquiries Open

The Mockingbird Foundation is now accepting inquiries for its 25th Round of competitive grants in music education for children. Inquiry submission will close August 1st at 11:59 p.m. PDT, successful inquiries will be invited to submit full proposals in...

Winter Tour Grants Announced

In celebration of Phish’s four-show New Year’s run at Madison Square Garden, the Mockingbird Foundation is announcing four unsolicited Tour Grants supporting music programs in and around New York City. As with previous Tour Grants, each $1,000 grant has...

Fall Tour Grants Announced

In celebration of Phish’s eight-show Fall Tour, the Mockingbird Foundation will announce six unsolicited Tour Grants supporting music programs across the country. Each $1,500 grant has been awarded to a music program near a venue Phish plays this summer....

Round 24 Inquiries Close

Midnight on August 1, 2019, was the deadline for letters of inquiry for the 24th round of competitive grants from the Mockingbird Foundation. Typical of past rounds, more than 1,100 inquiries were submitted, evidence of the widespread need for...

Summer Tour Grants Announced

In celebration of Phish’s 27-show Summer Tour, the Mockingbird Foundation has announced 13 unsolicited Tour Grants supporting music programs across the country. Each $1,500 grant has been awarded to a music program near a venue Phish plays this summer....