The Joe Strummer Foundation : Our Mission Statement
The Joe Strummer Foundation gives opportunities to aspiring musicians and support to projects around the world that create social mobility through music.
Our objectives are specifically:
The prevention or relief of poverty, particularly of young people, anywhere in the world by providing: grants, items and services to individuals in need and/or charities, or other organisations working to prevent or relieve poverty.
To promote, improve, develop and maintain the education of the public in the art, culture and science of music in all its aspects for the public benefit, in particular young musicians, including by the provision of funds for the purchase of musical instruments and studio rehearsal.
To promote, improve and advance the arts, including music, for the public benefit including by the presentation of exhibitions, public events and concerts.
Tom Heber-Percy, Anna Campeau, Crispin Chetwynd, Lola Mellor, Lucinda Garland