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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Arts & Culture, Arts Education, Education, Educational Services, Music

Mission: The mission of the Traveling Guitar Foundation is to provide musical equipment, guitar clinics, and support for our communities’ music education programs. Since 2010, the Foundation has worked tirelessly to ensure that elementary, middle and high school students have access to high-quality musical instruments and comprehensive instruction to assist in their intellectual and social development.

Target demographics: Inner city / underprivileged schools throughout the USA. Elementary, Middle and Highschool level. 8 - 17 years old

Direct beneficiaries per year: 2500 students in over 10 school systems

Geographic areas served: USA

Programs: Music Education Programs

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

1 Kathy202

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I've been a piano teacher for many years. What Damon Marks has done with Traveling Guitar in giving music, is truly a wonderful charity.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Damon is not only a talented artist. But he is also a wonderful human being. The work he does with his Traveling Guitar Foundation is inspirational!

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

As a teacher in the public school system, I understand the importance of keeping our music curriculum alive especially when the focus lately seems to be only on academics. Seeing the Traveling Guitar foundation in action left me speechless. Damon's energy and passion in what he does was clearly visible in his presentation. The smiles and the excitement of the students were contagious. They were clearly thrilled with being able to "Jam" with great musicians and use their new gifted guitars. These students would probably never have the opportunity to explore this if it wasn't for the great work of The Traveling Guitar Foundation. It's truly a gift to our kids and schools! Thank you Damon for the wonderful work and joy you bring to our kids!