Playing for the Cause is a 501(c)3 nonprofit founded in 2013 to bring musicians and fans together in local philanthropy.  

+ GOALS AND CORE VALUES

GOALS

  • To raise awareness of community-based nonprofits throughout the music industry.
  • To join recording artists and fans in a culture of giving.
  • To distribute funds raised to local nonprofits chosen through grant applications and based on criteria chosen specified by touring musicians.

CORE VALUES

We Believe:

  • In the power of positive examples.
  • In the ability of music to change lives.
  • In giving back.
  • In change that starts at home.

We Know:

  • Access to nonprofit services improves lives and communities.
  • The face of philanthropic giving is changing.
  • Many small gifts can have as much impact as one large one.
  • People connect through inspirational stories.

We Trust:

  • Leaders who set positive examples to inspire positive change.
  • The collective impact of a crowd.
  • The strength of the relationship between artists and their fans, and between fans and their communities.

+ STAFF AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Staff

Lynn Cook, Exeuctive Director and Founder

Board of Trustees

Jeremiah Dellas
Doug Firley
Kristine Gruver
Jessica Luther
Larry Rubin
Aaron Vaught

+ PRESS

Riverfront Times, November 5, 2014
Highlight Magazine, Issue 33