The second Foundations of Music Project has been funded

September 15, 2016

The second Foundations of Music RoomFunding™ project has reached its room night goal! That means more than 6,000 students across Chicago will have access to music education.

Foundations of Music will use the $15,000 that was crowdfunded through this project for 30 Ensembles-in-Residence at Chicago-area schools. Professional musicians visit schools and present an engaging concert that traces the history of blues music or jazz music (depending on the ensemble). Students are prepared for the experience by curriculum presented either by a Teaching Artist or by their classroom teacher and the concert is followed by classroom activities that focus on connecting the material to social studies curriculum and/or music curriculum.


Hotels for Hope and Foundations of Music send a big “thank you” to the groups that selected this project…especially to our friends at Lollapalooza. Their room nights contributed the largest amount to this project. And also to the hotels that hosted these groups. You made this possible.

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Want to help us fund their next project?

For every room night that actualizes, Hotels for Hope donates $2 to Foundation of Music’s RoomFunding project…at no cost to you. But they need your help to reach their goal of 7,500 room nights. How do you do that? There are two simple ways to do this…

  1. Book room nights from your next business trip or a personal stay. Every room night matters and gets them closer to reaching their goal.
  2. Commit your next meeting or event. If your company hosts meetings or conferences, you could support Foundations of Music in a bigger way. Whether you are organizing a conference, meeting, board retreat, sporting event, festival, or large consumer event…we’ve got your back. Our services and technology will make planning these events much easier.