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IEA was founded by a collective of people from many different backgrounds and influences. We are music executives, producers, managers, recording engineers, nonprofit affiliates, educators, professors, music lawyers, tax accountants, entertainers and technology innovators committed to bringing accessible and enriching artistic education and  technology access  to traditionally underserved populations.   Our three primary elements in aour approach towards solutions is entertainment, education and technology.

 

FUSION PARTNERSHIPS

In the simplest terms, a fiscal sponsor is a tax-exempt organization that commits to supporting the charitable activities of individuals or groups that support its mission. All Fusion Partners are federally tax exempt. 

The charitable activities of the programs and projects sponsored by a fiscal sponsor must be consistent with the fiscal sponsor’s mission and activities.

 Partners are not screened for the fees they can generate for Fusion. Rather, they are vetted by the Board and management staff to ensure their missions and goals are aligned with those of Fusion. Then, they are selected for having the potential to provide “diverse social capital” to improve and impact historically under resourced communities. Organizational functions that would otherwise be covered by the Partner are taken on by Fusion for an allocation of revenue; this frees up the Partner …

TECHGAP

Through strong partnerships and the leveraging of our expertise in technology and education. IEA’s current mission is to lessen the gap of the digital divide by disseminating devices to students in need through the TECHGAP program.  Read the section below to view goals of the program:

  • Providing computers to over 20,000 students in low-income communities
  • Assisting local school districts with cost of providing computer devices to students
  • Converting nonprofit programs to an online delivery model
  • Creating a centralized database of successful community strategies and outcomes for nonprofits to consume and implement in their own communities
  • Empowering entrepreneurialism for artists in low-income areas by way of IEA's Alliance Model
  • Research and evaluation of innovative ways of dekivering STEM programs

The Digital Divide

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IEA recognizes the term Digital Divide to mean the following:

“The “Digital Divide” is any uneven distribution in the access to, use of, or impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) between any number of distinct groups. These groups may be defined based on social, geographical, or geopolitical criteria, or otherwise. Because of ICT high cost, its adoption and utilization are highly uneven across the globe.”

Lack of access to computers and the internet has created huge disparities between the haves and the have nots. These

DMV SCHOOLS

The “IEA Fill The Gap Campaign” is a fundraiser geared towards assisting our communities most vulnerable. IEA aims to raise around 5 Million Dollars for 20,000 computers to the Baltimore City and surrounding areas.

The fundraiser is designed to create a coalition of individuals. nonprofits, public and private groups, corporations and more to deliver their own fundraisers supported by IEA. Join the alliance and receive your own branded “Give Lively” fundraising campaign page. IEA while be providing marketing support,…

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FEATURED
DMV PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THE DMV
Baltimore City School District: 80,000 STUDENTS
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ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRIST:
60,000+ STUDENTS
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PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT:
80,000+ STUDENTS
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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRIST:
60,000+ STUDENTS
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FILL THE GAP

GET ENGAGED

Donate

Lend a hand and help close the digital divide! Select the school district(s) you choose to support. Receive in-kind donation letters for your tax deductible donation.

Join The Alliance

Join the Alliance! As a member, IEA will provide access to various Alliance services.

Volunteer

Start your own fundraiser and receive a personalized Give Lively account and page! Work with IEA to address uneven technological distribution in your own community.

Become an Ebay Fundraiser

Learn how to sell your items on Ebay and donate the proceeds to "Fill the Gap" campaign students.

Private Groups

As a company or organization, join the Alliance and have your own "Fill the Gap" fundraising campaign manged by IEA.

Nonprofit(s)

Join the Alliance and start your own "Fill the Gap" fundraising campaign, receiving credits towards IEA's nonprofit offerings.

Get in touch

443 320 1350

info@ieaculture.org

1601 Guilford Avenue 2 South
Baltimore, MD 21202
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OPERATIONS

About Us
Mission and Vision
Our Team
IEA Founder

PROGRAMS

TECHGAP
MathMusicMoney
Young Intership
Songs4Cause
Build and Enrich Adjudicated Teens (B.E.A.T)

ALLIANCE MODEL

Alliance Portal
Members
Become a Fundraiser
License IEA Programs
Online Program Conversion