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Girls Rock Asheville is now an official 501(c)(3) non-profit organization!

Our Mission

“Girls Rock Asheville is a nonprofit camp dedicated to empowering girls, trans* youth and ladies of all backgrounds and abilities through music education. As mentors, we provide a supportive space to encourage participants to express themselves through performance, positive identity development, musical experimentation, peer collaboration and DIY production.” Asheville, NC. Girls Rock Asheville is proud to announce our official 501(c)(3) non-profit status.

From President Erin Kinard: “Having our 501(c)(3) status will help us pursue our mission by making us eligible for grants, saving us money, and enabling our donors to write off their contributions.”

Girls Rock Asheville has just completed our second year of camp with exciting plans in development for the coming year, including ladies rock camp, an after school program, and dynamic monthly events that encourage community engagement. Attainment of official non-profit status enables our organization to accomplish more and grow in a sustainable way, while providing a solid bedrock for girls and trans* youth to grow in confidence and leadership.

“Asheville, a city with strong progressive roots, has been overwhelmingly supportive of our mission and vision, and we look forward to thriving while filling a vital role in our community,” says Kinard. “In addition to the gratitude we have toward our Asheville supporters, we also thank Girls Rock Charleston for being our fiscal sponsors during the approval process.”

Girls Rock Asheville is a nonprofit camp dedicated to empowering girls, trans* youth and ladies of all backgrounds and abilities through music education. As mentors, we provide a supportive space to encourage participants to express themselves through performance, positive identity development, musical experimentation, peer collaboration and DIY production.

To find out more about Girls Rock Asheville, please visit our website- www.girlsrockasheville.org, and our Facebook page. For more information, contact Erin Kinard at girlsrockasheville@gmail.com.

 

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