“Changing Keys” is a non-profit corporation and shall operate exclusively for educational and charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future Federal tax code. The purpose of “Changing Keys” is to provide pianos to schools, community centers and individuals in at- risk communities to ensure that all students to have access to music education.
By providing pianos to schools and other community centers, we are giving students the opportunity to learn a musical instrument, progress at their own pace and benefit from the number of advantages linked to music education including improved language skills, memorization, problem-solving ability and self-esteem.
By providing pianos to individuals that demonstrate both financial- need and a strong interest in music, we are allowing those students to express themselves and seriously develop their musical talents.
To maximize our impact on current efforts, we may seek to collaborate with other non-profit organizations which fall under the 501(c)(3) section of the internal revenue code and are operated exclusively for educational and charitable purposes. At times, per the discretion of the board of directors, we may provide internships or volunteer opportunities which will provide opportunities for involvement in said activities and programs in order to have a greater impact for change.