Q. -Where is "SEND MUSICIANS TO PRISON" based?
A. -Nashville, Tennessee
Q. - Are you a 501(c)3, and is my donation tax deductible?
A. - Yes, we are a licensed and registered 501(c)3. Yes, your donation is tax deductible.
Q. - Do you have a Board Of Directors?
A. - Yes we do. (2 Attorneys. 2 Songwriters. 2 Road Managers. 1 Accountant. 1 Warden)
Q. -How are you supported?
A. -We are supported by donations from Private Donors, Charitable Organizations, and Churches.
Q. -How is my Contribution used when I donate?
A. -Operations & Travel Expenses (Flights, Fuel, Lodging, Meals,Vehicle & Equipment Rentals, Office Fees)
Q. -Where do you go & how often ?
A. -We host 12 weeks per year in New York City Jails.
- We host 12 weeks per year in Nashville Jails.
- We host 4 weeks per year in California Prisons.
- We host 1 week per year in a North Carolina Prison .
Requests in addition to these commitments are based on schedule availability and funding.
Q. What does a typical day look like for a musician who goes in to a correctional facility?
A. Musicians and Crew arrive at the facility in the early morning. After a security clearance and a short amount of time for setup, we provide a 90 minute event with a Q & A follow up. We are sometimes allowed a meet and greet, depending on the level of security.
Q. What kind of Jails & Prisons do you play in?
A. 90% of the facilities we go to are Maximum Security. We occasionally go to medium security facilities.