Frequently Asked Questions
What is Mamas in Music (MiM™)?
Mamas in Music (MiM) is a nonprofit organization that supports women who are mothers in the global music industry. We are committed to helping them find a community of support and empowerment in their career. We envision a world of equity for Mamas in every space of the music industry across the world.
Is Mamas in Music a public charity?
Yes, MiM is a 509(a)(2) which is a registered public charity under the IRS classification of tax exemption 501(c)(3).
Where is Mamas in Music based?
We are a global community. Wherever you are, we are here to support you! Interested in starting a chapter near you? Please contact us!
Who can join Mamas in Music?
If you are a woman who identifies as a caregiver and works in the music industry in any capacity, we invite you to join our community. We also invite anyone who does not identify as a mother in music to join our community as supporting members.
Is there a membership fee?
Membership is free with a suggested donation.
What does it mean to be a member of Mamas in Music?
By joining Mamas in Music, you are joining a community of support as well as access to professional networks, , exclusive programming, job opportunities, continued education initiatives, and much more for all sides of the music industry - creative and business. Please refer to our Membership Page by clicking here
What are the programs that Mamas in Music runs?
Some of our programs include production music partnerships, panels, song camps, live events, and monthly meet ups. Additionally, we are developing initiatives which we are excited to announce. All of our programs and opportunities are dedicated towards providing resources for mothers in all aspects of the music industry. Join our mailing list here so you can be notified as soon as new programs go live, and be sure to check our events page regularly.
Can non-members participate in these programs?
Most of our programs are exclusive to our members, and are created with them at the center of our movement. However, there are some initiatives with partner organizations that are sometimes open to non members. Sign up for our ally newsletter here to get updates on how you can be involved.
What other organizations does Mamas in Music work with?
We have many amazing partners who are working with us to create visibility and opportunity to mothers in the music industry. Please refer to our Partners and Sponsors page for an in depth look.
If you would like to partner with us, we would love to hear from your organization! Please contact us here or learn more about our partnership opportunities here, and our sponsorship opportunities here.
How can I be an ally to Mamas in Music?
Become a Supporting Member and know that your contribution is helping us work to create an equitable and diverse industry. Additionally, you can work with us by looking at ways to create opportunities for mothers, as well as work environments that understand the need for balancing work and home.
Every time you speak up about how women are treated, or about the stereotypes of motherhood in the music industry, you are an ally in action. We need you in our efforts to challenge the status quo as we advocate for equal opportunities for mothers in an industry that historically under-values and under-represents their efforts, contributions, and abilities. If you would like to help us in these efforts Donate here.