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Folk Alley is a service of the FreshGrass Foundation, (EIN 81-3680121) a 501(c)(3) dedicated to creating and celebrating innovative grassroots music.

FreshGrass believes that the simple acts of making and sharing authentic creations are among the most effective ways to spread joy and love, to improve lives and communities, and to make a profoundly positive impact on the world. To achieve its mission, in addition to producing Folk Alley, FreshGrass produces FreshGrass Festivals in North Adams, MA and Bentonville, AR; offers a variety of grants, commissions, and awards to musicians and writers for new works; produces and publishes No Depression, the quarterly journal of roots music; is a founding partner of Artists At Work, a program that provides living wages for living artists; administer the Steve Martin Banjo Prize, a prestigious award founded by Steve Martin (actor/comedian) that recognizes an individual or group for outstanding accomplishment in banjo; and operates and manages Studio 9 in North Adams, MA, a state-of-the-art recording studio and venue. Through a cutting-edge, multidisciplinary and collaborative approach, Freshgrass continually strives to help promote new artists and create new art through each of its entities.

FreshGrass is committed to making our organization completely sustainable and carbon neutral. Learn more about our green pledge by reading our FreshGrass Manifesto.

Learn more at freshgrassfoundation.org & if you have any further questions or would like to donate directly to the FreshGrass Foundation, please contact Maureen Cross at accounting@freshgrass.com; 646-841-4331

Mailing Address

FreshGrass Foundation
PO Box 22129
San Francisco, CA 94122

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