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Music Therapy Access Fund

Increasing access to music therapy services in Texas

Fort Worth, TX   |  http://www.mtaf.org

Mission

MTAF exists to increase access to music therapy.

Ruling year info

2020

Principal Officer

William Hayter

Main address

PO Box 33913

Fort Worth, TX 76162 USA

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EIN

84-2129831

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (A12)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (F12)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (E12)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Music Therapy Grants

MTAF increases access to music therapy by providing therapy grants to Texans - especially those with cognitive disabilities, physical disabilities, and mental health needs, as well as facilities that serve these individuals. Over 285,000 people with disabilities and mental illness are currently waiting for Medicaid waiver services, according to Texas Health and Human Services. Millions more would benefit from therapy but do not qualify for those specific waiver programs.

MTAF was established to assist individuals who find themselves in funding gaps - whether uninsured, underinsured, or insured yet unable to fund out of pocket costs for music therapy. MTAF will match beneficiaries to board-certified music therapists in their communities and will award need-based grants to fund approximately 6 months of therapy.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Adults
People with disabilities
People with diseases and illnesses
At-risk youth

MTAF provides Music Therapy ​Intern Scholarships t​o music therapy students completing an internship as part of their university course requirements for an accredited music therapy degree program.

Each ​Intern Scholarship:​
● is $2,500
● Is paid directly to the music therapy intern

Eligibility​: This scholarship is open to MT students from T​exas universities​. Applicants must have been accepted into an internship program with a board-certified music therapist. Current interns are eligible for consideration. Note: awards will be distributed after recipients start their internship.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Adults

Where we work

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Financials

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Music Therapy Access Fund

Board of directors
as of 01/28/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

William Hayter

Nikki Lanza

Kendall Moore

E. Craven

Carolyn Moore

Jennie-Victoria Turner

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/19/2023

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

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