Your Charitable Dollars Will Continue to Do
Good…Again, and Again, and Again.
Every dollar you donate cycles back through the charity to help
build music programs over and over again.
At Beautiful Heart, we understand every dollar you donate is precious, which is why we use our unique approach to design self-sustaining, music education programs. We guarantee that 90% of every dollar donated goes to the programs, which is 15% more than the average charity, according to The Bridgespan Group.
Why Your Donation Makes a Difference
Lasting Cognitive Development
Children involved in music education showed a 7-point increase in their IQ after sustained participation, the effects of which were maintained beyond high school graduation. – Schellenberg, E. G. (2006). Long-term positive associations between music lessons and IQ. Journal of Educational Psychology, 98(2), 457. Schellenberg, E. G. (2004). Music lessons enhance IQ. Psychological Science, 15(8), 511-514.
Better Attendance; Fewer Dropouts
Schools with music programs have higher attendance rates. – National Association for Music Education
Children involved in music are less likely to drop out of school. –Ruppert, S. S. (2009). Why Schools with arts programs do better at narrowing achievement gaps. Education Week, 29(5).
Better at Reading, Writing, and Math
Children involved in music education consistently showed better reading, writing, and mathematical skills than their peers who were not involved. – Hallam, S. (2010). The power of music: Its impact on the intellectual, social and personal development of children and young people. International Journal of Music Educaiton, 20(3), 269-289.
Stronger Emotional Intelligence
Children who play music are more likely to have “higher self-esteem, confidence, discipline, concentration, and emotional intelligence. – Hallam, S. (2010). The power of music: Its impact on the intellectual, social and personal development of children and young people. International Journal of Music Education, 20(3), 269-289.
Helping the Most Vulnerable Children
At-risk Children who participated in school music programs showed lessened signs of alienation. Additionally, they improved in goal attainment, teamwork, leadership, and feelings of success.” –http://dc.library.okstate.edu/cdm/ref/collection/Dissert/id/7929
Federal funding for the arts and humanities rolls in around $250 million a year, while the National Science Foundation is funded around the $5 billion mark. – National Association of State Boards of Education as quoted by Rebaudengo, Giuseppe. “Saving the Arts in our Nation’s Schools.” Thinking in Public
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Arts and Humanities - Federal Funding
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