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.
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 …
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:
The Digital Divide
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
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,…
FILL THE GAP
Mission and Vision
Build and Enrich Adjudicated Teens (B.E.A.T)
Become a Fundraiser
License IEA Programs
Online Program Conversion