YA at The NAMM Show

David at NAMM
January 31, 2024 | lauren@ya.org

Young Audiences Arts for Learning (YA) was at The NAMM Show, Jan. 25-28, 2024, in Anaheim, California. This marks the sixth year of YA's leading The NAMM Foundation's Nonprofit Management Institute, held annually at The NAMM Show.

The Nonprofit Management Institute (NMI) provides organizations the resources they need to grow and succeed while expanding equity and access to music making. NMI offers sessions covering best practices, fundraising, governance, and more, geared toward Foundation partners, grantee organizations, and music and arts education nonprofits. This year, the institute drew in over 900 participants.

YA National Executive Director David A. Dik presented the following NMI sessions:

  • Activate Your Board With This One Weird Trick!

  • Public Education Funding for YOU and ALL Students

  • Building Community Through Creating and Supporting Nonprofit Music Service Organizations

  • Developing Organizational Relevance Through Inclusive, Empathic, and Responsive Leadership


About The NAMM Foundation
As the philanthropic arm of National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM)The NAMM Foundation supports programs and activities that encourage music-making across the lifespan. Among its many integral purposes serving in the interest of advancing quality and accessible music education, the Foundation promotes credible and oft-cited research around the enormous benefits of music training and literacy on the physical, social, and mental well-being of youngsters. For more information about, please visit www.nammfoundation.org.