Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Join FMC in July!

Hey there!

If you're reading this, there's a good chance you've checked out Future of Music Coalition's blog posts before. Well, we wanted to take a minute to pull back the curtain, Wizard of Oz-style, and talk to you on a more personal level.

Future of Music Coalition exists to ensure that musicians can earn a living making the music we all love.

We're inviting you to join us in July as a proud supporters of FMC — Can you contribute $20 to the Future of Music? Your gift of any amount is greatly appreciated, and we want you to know that we don't (and won't) ask often.

Our vision is that of a musician’s middle class, where musicians can pay a mortgage, are able to reach audiences through venues like the internet and the radio, and have access to health insurance. Working at the intersection of music, technology, policy and law, FMC conducts original research and organizes public events that give musicians a voice in important policy debates. FMC advocates for real changes that will benefit both artists and their fans — from access to media like radio and the internet, to helping musicians understand their health insurance options. For more info about our history and mission, visit

As a not for profit organization we can't do it alone. Help of all shapes and sizes is needed to keep our work moving forward.

  • *$10 helps us send copies of our most recent study documenting the failures of consolidated commercial radio to serve the public or the music community to the decision makers at the FCC
  • *$50 continues our HINT program for one week, giving free personalized health insurance advice to musicians via phone
  • *$100 ensures that musicians are not left out of the important conversations by allowing an artist to attend our 8th annual Future of Music Policy Summit in Washington, DC on scholarship
  • *$500 sends an artist to New Orleans for our Artist Activism Retreat, or brings an artist to testify in front of Congress about critical issues that impact their ability to make a living and reach audiences
Please consider donating to FMC today. You can visit our website to securely give your gift online, paypal via, mail a check to the address below, or call us to discuss in-kind donation.

Future of Music Coalition is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt charitable organization,
incorporated in the District of Columbia. Contributions are fully

FMC respects your privacy. We will not share, exchange or sell any
information about our donors.

Thank you for your support!

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