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Keeping The Blues Alive Foundation fuels the passion for music by funding programs and scholarships for students and teachers who possess the desire, but lack the resources or access to achieve their potential within the music industry.  Through generous corporate sponsorship….

Torchbearer Scholarship

In Memory of Nicholas Potts

The Nicholas Potts Memorial Fund was started in August 2014 in memory of Nicholas Alan Potts, a 27-year-old free spirited young man who was tragically taken from this world too soon.  “He found professional success teaching math at a private school in Miami, where he also coached boys soccer. He spent hours learning guitar, he loved music festivals, [traveling the world] – leading and encouraging others to be the best they could,” his mother explains. Through this scholarship fund, family, friends,...
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Attention All Educators!

Are budget cuts affecting your music program?

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"Passing the torch" to the next generation of music listeners

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To date, we have funded 85 music projects, 4 scholarships, across 49 states, reaching over 17,000 students! Look at what we have accomplished with donors like you!

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Torch Bearer Scholarship

In Memory of Nicholas Potts

Scholarships: In many public education systems in America, music and arts programs have been experiencing budget cuts and budget restraints for decades. Additionally, as students become increasingly burdened with the pressure of private and federal aid, many have sought scholarships and grants to assist them in their journey for higher music education. Aligning with our mission, Keeping The Blues Alive Foundation is committed to supporting music education programs across the country. By funding under-served school systems and providing financial assistance to deserving, full-time college students, we have created the KTBA Torchbearer Scholarship Award. Why Support Our Scholarships? The cost of living in college has risen...
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