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John Cirillo Songwriting Scholarship Fundraiser

Tax deductible
John Cirillo was a prominent Nashville Songwriter, mentor, and friend. Throughout the course of his music career, he took countless aspiring writers and artists under his wing - this took many forms. Sometimes it was paying for much-needed demos, pitching their music on their behalf, giving advice, or setting them up with industry connections. Sadly, John passed away from brain cancer at the untimely age of 67. His friends and colleagues seek to continue his good work - fostering the next generation of songwriters and artists by providing connections, community, and wisdom.

To that end, JCSS has partnered with some of the music industry's most respected names to offer the scholarship winners free studio time, access to industry professionals, and unique career-changing events. All these things take money, and that's where you come in. The JCSS needs donations from people like you to bring up the next generation of artistic talent. Your money will go right to work in helping the career of deserving young artists and songwriters the world over.


  • Karen Zealor
    • $50 
    • 5 mos
  • Denise Noyes
    • $250 
    • 5 mos
  • Brett Wester
    • $200 
    • 5 mos
  • Beatrice OConnell
    • $25 
    • 6 mos
  • Ruth Cirillo
    • $500 
    • 7 mos

Fundraising team (2)

Ruth Cirillo
Raised $550 from 4 donations
Nashville, TN
John Cirillo Songwriting Scholarship
Registered nonprofit
Donations are typically 100% tax deductible in the US.
Craig Lackey
Team member
Raised $1,300 from 6 donations
This team raised $5,730 from 31 other donations.

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