Mission: The Jazz Bridge Project is a nonprofit organization that was established by a group of caring jazz musicians and fans dedicated to assisting professional Greater Philadelphia Metro area jazz and blues musicians and vocalists in times of crisis by providing confidential and caring support in keeping with their personal dignity. Through donations, grants, and our neighborhood concerts, Jazz Bridge assists those coping with emergencies involving health, legal, financial, personal and professional needs, while building an awareness of the local jazz sound.
Target demographics: All professional jazz and blues musicians in crisis in the Greater Philadelphia Metro area
Direct beneficiaries per year: About 60 crisis needs and over 130 musicians are employed in our neighborhood jazz/blues concerts
Geographic areas served: Philadelphia, Southern NJ, Wilmington, DE, and Trenton, NJ
Programs: Five Neighborhood Concerts Series from Oct-May Client Crisis Needs