MusiCares helps the humans behind music because music gives so much to the world. Offering preventive, emergency, and recovery programs, MusiCares is a safety net supporting the health and welfare of the music community. Founded by the Recording Academy in 1989 as a U.S. based, independent 501(c)(3) charity, MusiCares safeguards the well-being of all music people through direct financial grant programs, networks of support resources, and tailored crisis relief efforts. For more information please visit:

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|96.4 Score


(4/4)|96.86 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|96 Score



Headquarter Address

3030 Olympic Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404