Mobile Web Opens Doors for Non-Profits Like Music Empowers Foundation

Sep 26, 2011, 18:01 ET from Music Empowers Foundation

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Music Empowers Foundation, the national not-for-profit that provides grants to fund innovative music education programs for kids, today announced the launch of its mobile website.  This represents the Foundation's latest effort to expand its awareness via the use of technology and social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, to reach potential supporters.  Music Empowers' new mobile website will contain similar content as that seen on the Foundation's main website, but now formatted specifically for smart phone users.

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"It's terrific to see non-profits like the Music Empowers Foundation take advantage of mobile technology," said Lou Kotsinis, partner and co-founder at BCS Interactive, the interactive agency that developed the Music Empowers mobile Web site.  "Mobile is still very much in its infancy, and the Foundation is opening itself up to a whole new audience of fans and donors."

"So many of our supporters and potential supporters are always on the go.  They're not sitting in front of a desktop computer – they're constantly using their smart phones to connect, do research and stay up-to-date," explained Andy Davis, Founder of Music Empowers Foundation.  "We needed to find an easy way to allow these potential advocates to learn about Music Empowers anytime and anywhere they want."

Anyone wishing to check out Music Empowers' mobile website can do so by using the above linked QR code or simply visiting www.musicempowersfoundation.org on their smart phone.

ABOUT MUSIC EMPOWERS FOUNDATION
Music Empowers Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit that provides financial support to nonprofits that offer innovative music education programs to communities with limited or nonexistent programs.  Since its inception in early 2010, Music Empowers Foundation has awarded grants totaling over $450,000 to organizations such as Berklee City Music, Little Kids Rock, The Dr. Phil Foundation, Donorschoose.org, and the Quincy Jones Musiq Consortium.  For more information on Music Empowers Foundation, please go to www.musicempowersfoundation.org, become a fan on Facebook or follow them on Twitter.

CONTACT: Andrew Davis, andy@musicempowersfoundation.org

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