Supporting musicians, students, & educators

In the past year, Newport Festivals Foundation has provided financial relief to over 425 musicians impacted by the pandemic and over 100 grants for music education programs across the country.

Moving Jazz forward

For over 65 years, Newport Jazz Festival has showcased some of the greatest Jazz musicians of our times. We continue to provide a stage for the next generation of legends.

Fostering our Folk community

Since 1959, Newport Folk Festival has showcased many historic performances by providing a space for artists to express themselves freely. We continue this legacy to foster the next generation of players and fans.

ARTIST GRANTS

INSTRUMENTS DONATED

PROGRAM GRANTS

STUDENTS SERVED

WHAT’S HAPPENING

2020 Artist Donations

2020 Artist Donations

We are making a commitment to partner with festival artists (past and present) to donate to a music education cause of their choosing.

Our Musician Relief Fund

Our Musician Relief Fund

The Newport Festivals Musician Relief Fund has been created to provide financial relief to musicians in our Folk & Jazz communities who are experiencing lost income due to COVID-19.

Instruments For Colorado

Instruments For Colorado

Newport Festivals Foundation and Nathanial Rateliff have partnered up to provide over $30K worth of music instruments to underserved music programs in Greeley, CO.

NEWPORT SESSIONS

Explore our series of free lectures, tutorials, conversations, and performances meant to inspire the next generation of players and fans. Content grants have been provided to many of the participating artists.

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT

Your donation to Newport Festivals Foundation will help ensure the future of our festivals and support musicians and music education programs across the country.