Music Maker Relief Foundation strives to help the true pioneers and forgotten heroes of Southern music gain recognition and meet their day to day needs. We support the health and well being of these legendary musicians. Our organization provides the ways and means to expand their professional careers and share their unique musical gifts with the world. Music Maker does this for the betterment of their lives and for the preservation of our culture. Programs: Musician Sustenance - grants to meet basic life needs and emergency relief. Musical Development - grants and services for recipient artist professional development and career advancement. Cultural Access - supports the preservation and proliferation of American musical traditions.