VOTE Today to Help Bob Moog Foundation win $250,000

Bob Moog Foundation’s MoogLab Up for $250,000 Grant! YOUR daily vote is needed!

The Bob Moog Foundation has made it to the voting round of this month’s Pepsi Refresh Everything Project, and online grant program where the winners are determined by popular vote. The Foundation has set forth a grant application for $250,000 to support its innovative MoogLab educational outreach program. MoogLab brings electronic musical instruments such as theremins and synthesizers into the schools to ignite children’s creativity through the intersection of science and music.

Please help us win this grant  by voting daily both online and by text.

  • Text a vote daily by texting 104827 to Pepsi (73774)

Here are other ways you can help:

Pepsi Refresh Everything Project (http://www.refresheverything.com/) gives away $1.3 million per month to fund great ideas that refresh our communities. The MoogLab application specifies beginning curriculum development in Asheville, NC and growing the program to Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Atlanta, Minneapolis and Detroit within a years’ time. In MoogLab, children play electronic instruments and learn the basic physics that makes them work. It’s fun, engaging, enlightening and IT WORKS!

How will the 250K be Used?
Budget Notes: This budget does not include Foundation infrastructure already in place. The Foundation’s Executive Director is already in place; funding delegated to her will allow her to visit MoogLab teaching sites, pursue further development opportunities, and provide thorough project oversight.
$ 6,000 Purchase of 20 Theremins for MoogLab classes.
$ 20,000 Purchase of 20 keyboard synthesizers for MoogLab classes.
$ 20,000 Purchase of 40 electronic music effects pedals for MoogLab classes.
$ 4,000 Purchase of 20 oscilloscopes (used or donated) for teaching toolkits.
$ 10,000 Purchase of road cases, cables, misc. materials for teaching toolkits.
$ 7,500 Purchase of 1500 mini-Theremin toys for students to take home.
$ 5,000 Design and printing of custom posters and handouts for all classes.
$ 3,500 Shipping and insurance for 20 teaching toolkits.
$ 6,000 Creation of online instructor education materials.
$ 85,000 Funding for MoogLab teachers, videographers, and curriculum writers.
$ 6,000 Funding for educational and music consultants.
$ 42,000 Funding and infrastructure to hire full-time Project Coordinator.
$ 35,000 Funding for Foundation Executive Director and associated operations

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