KEYS Receives $12K Grant from Near & Far Aid

Bridgeport, CT - KEYS (Kids Empowered by Your Support, Inc) announced that it has received a grant of $12,000 from Near & Far Aid to fund its Bridgeport, CT music programs.

KEYS offers a comprehensive music program of one-to-one instrument lessons, after-school practice sessions, group music instruction and workshops, a non-audition KEYS Orchestra, KEYS Chorus, and KEYS Concert Bands at Bridgeport’s Klein Auditorium, summer programs, and active collaborations with other non-profit organizations. 

The KEYS mission is all about empowering students by exposing them to music education as a life-changing experience. Music builds confidence, teaches teamwork and requires preparation and focus. Students who receive exposure to music education have opportunities to make a difference both in their personal lives and in their participation in their communities.

Funding from grantors such as Near & Far Aid allows music education to be provided at no cost to these deserving student participants.  KEYS is grateful to Near & Far Aid for its continued support of the KEYS music programs in Bridgeport, CT.

For more information:

KEYS’ mission is to bring one-to-one instrument lessons and group music instruction to underserved inner-city children in Bridgeport, CT who have no other access to this empowering life experience.  See www.keysmusic.org for more information or email KEYS Assistant Executive Director, Laurie Bradbury, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Near & Far Aid is an all-volunteer fundraising and fund granting organization, dedicated to eliminating the causes and effects of poverty in Fairfield County. We accomplish our mission by finding and funding programs that provide life's most basic necessities, as well as those that seek to achieve lasting change. Since the year 2000, Near & Far Aid has granted more than $17 million to the area's best non-profit agencies and programs who further our mission. For additional information on Near & Far Aid please visit our website at www.NEARANDFARAID.org or contact our Communications Director, Gina Manoni at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


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