1st Note Music Foundation

1st Note Music Foundation

1550 Larimer Street., Ste 635
Denver, CO 80202
(720) 998-5396
Website: www.1stnote.org

Markus J. Makari
Executive Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 2012
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2012
Number of sponsored projects: 2

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
We charge a 7% administrative fee for most grants and donations received on behalf of a sponsored project. This fee will be higher for some government grants.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Type of service: Music related projects

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture: Music Instruments to kids

Services we offer projects:

  • Auditing: Grants

Based on Fiscal Sponsorship: 6 Ways to Do It Right: Our model(s) of fiscal sponsorship are:

  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship

Organization description:
1st Note Music Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit public service organization, whose mission is dedicated to providing musical instruments and support to at-risk, underprivileged and needy youth. 1st Note Music Foundation is diligent in working with local schools, music educators, government entities, community leaders, parents and students to provide music instruments and music education to communities affected by budget cuts and economic hardship. The experiences the students have while participating in the art of music will assist them in developing lifelong learning skills.