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Charitable Giving

Charitable giving is the very heart and mission of Western Sun Foundation and through our Charitable Giving Program we are able to award grants to selected 501(c)3 organizations and make a direct impact in the communities we visit by providing support, awareness & visibility to  local organizations and causes. Grants are funded through a combination of fundraising activities and 
Click Here to See Charitable Giving Program Eligibility Requirements

Organizational Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Focus that falls into one of the following areas of focus: 
    • Music education
    • Music therapy
    •  Safety, health and personal wellbeing of women and children
    • Climate action and environmental sustainability
  • Be classified as a “Public Charity” with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code 
  • Community Based Organization
  • Classified as a small-mid sized organization with an operating budget less than $1,000,000
  • Must not have been a recipient of a Western Sun Foundation grant in the past two years

Preferred Organizational Characteristics:

  • Target children, youth 
  • Target underserved population
  • Same jurisdiction/vicinity of a previous or upcoming Goose concerts and events

Distributions will not be provided for:

  • Activities that are religious or political in nature
  • Individual or Private Foundations

Contact Us

Contact us if there is an organization meeting the above criteria that you would like to be considered for a future grant. 

Community Impact Events

WSF coordinates direct involvement and volunteer events for fans to participate in that support local organizations in the communities Goose is touring through. These events are a great way to connect, build relationships, strengthen community, provide support, give back, and having some fun while we are doing it! 

Examples of community impact events include a "Flow Kit Packing Pre-Party" and sorting clothing, toys, and other essentials for children in need in Chicago.

Fundraising Events

WSF holds several fundraising events each year including:
  • Auctions
  • Raffles
  • Tour and Special Event Fundraisers

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If you are enjoying, please consider making a tax-deductible DONATION in support Western Sun Foundation. 

Western Sun Foundation is a volunteer-run 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides charitable support to small-mid sized nonprofits in the communities Goose fans travel through.

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