Music Forward Foundation

Music Forward's mission is to transform young lives, inspire careers, and champion a more inclusive music industry. Our vision is for all youth to learn how to leverage their creative passions to secure future employment, avert poverty, and achieve livelong professional fulfillment.


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  • CREATE ·2022 Grants Challenge

    All Access: Inspiring Careers in Music

    Music Forward Career Development programs build sound futures by inspiring young people to turn their passion for music into professions. Youth explore music and live entertainment career pathways, meet industry mentors who help them understand the experiences and education necessary to land their dream job, and master competitive performance, business, and management skills that would be attractive to employers in any industry.

  • LEARN ·2020 Grants Challenge

    Music Forward: Helping Engage our Youth through Careers in the Music Industry

    Music Forward empowers young people to follow their dreams into the music industry and enrich it with their diverse voices and perspectives. In 2020, Music Forward will launch a refreshed and expanded youth development program serving twice the number of musically talented 14 to 24-year-old residents of Greater Los Angeles, and more effectively reach those who are living in low-income, underserved communities. New partnerships with the LA City Economic & Workforce Development Department (EWWD) and ReLAY Institute will help us reach these goals.