ACM Lifting Lives Announces Beneficiaries
October 5, 2010 at 10:55 AM (PT)
The ACM (ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC) LIFTING LIVES, which is dedicated to improving lives through the power of music, has announced its 2010 beneficiaries today (10/5), and new grants will go to many, including: BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER, LOUIS ARMSTRONG CENTER FOR MUSIC and MEDECINE, SOPHIA’s HEART FOUNDATION, STARS FOR STRIPES, and many other deserving causes.
This grant cycle brings the organization’s total funding for 2010 to $800,000, including funding for flood relief in MIDDLE TENNESSEE as well as funds distributed through the DIANE HOLCOMB EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND, which provides immediate and confidential financial assistance to music industry professionals in need. ACM LIFTING LIVES giving also includes donations made to artists’ favorite causes through a monthly “My Cause” web feature.
“These gifts can ultimately be attributed to the support ACM LIFTING LIVES has received from the music industry and the artist community, who give of their time for ACM endeavors that raise our corpus,” said ERIN SPAHN, Executive Director of ACM Lifting Lives. “In a year of economic recovery, we are thrilled to be in a position to increase our giving and support these deserving organizations.”
For more information on the organization visit http://www.ACMLiftingLives.org.