Useful Online Resources

Do  Something Logo

Organization: Do Something

This site strives to get teens to do good stuff over the Internet. Explore different causes and find the one that inspires you! Explore their list of "Action Guides" and find the project that's right for you. You can search by cause, location and duration. Stay current with the latest news in social activism and go through their online "Action Training." Read a short "Background on Arts in Education"

VH1 Save the  Music FoundationOrganization: VH1 Save the Music Foundation

Tell your parents to check out this site to support and restore instrumental music programs in schools across the country. They have a great parent and teacher advocacy kit.

MENC Logo Organization: MENC

The National Association for Music Education is one of the largest music education organizations in the world. Go to the Advocacy section to find more information on how to make a strong case for music education.

Organization: Americans for the Arts

Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America.  They are dedicated to serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts.

Organization: The Point

The Point is an online forum for organizing people and raising money.  Create a Campaign Profile and allow people to pledge to your cause.  No action is taken until certain conditions are met.  They take a 5% commission, so be sure to read the FAQs!

Alum Patrick McGuire created a Campaign Profile to raise money for the Arusha Arts Initiative, and he reached his goal!  Read more about his project here.