- May 10, 2021
- Sony Music Group Announces 90+ New Organizations to Receive Funding From Global Social Justice Fund in Third Round Disbursement
May 10, 2021 – Sony Music Group (SMG) announces more than 90 new international, national and regional community organizations will receive funding from SMG’s $100 million Global Social Justice Fund, as part of the Company’s global commitment to take action against inequality and injustice around the world.
Recipients funded in this round include community partners that help advance nonpartisan solutions in the areas of civic engagement, criminal justice reform, educational programming and youth advocacy. Organizations will impact communities across the African continent, Australia, Canada, the Latin America region, New Zealand, U.K. and the U.S. All Global Social Justice Fund beneficiaries are chosen by a diverse, global advisory committee representing divisions across Sony Music Group.
Round three’s allocation organization breakdown is as follows:
- 24% educational initiatives
- 23% civic and community engagement programs
- 21% civil rights and social justice organizations
- 17% youth advocacy organizations
- 15% additional equal rights, cultural and wellness programs
The news follows the Company’s previous two rounds of funding to community-based partners globally since June 2020. In total, with today’s announcement, the SMG Global Social Justice Fund has contributed to expanding programs at more than 300 global organizations. These community organization programs and services directly impact vulnerable populations around the world. All nonprofit partners are categorized within the following pillars: civic engagement, criminal justice reform and education.
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