The Ben’s Chili Bowl Foundation is an annual donor to Teaching for Change for the Teach the Beat classroom visits, in honor of Chuck Brown.
Michael and Kathryn Brauer
Braxton Educational Services and Training LLC (BEST, LLC)
Lisa Carlton and Kevin Waller
C.F. Masonry Specialists Inc.
Marc Bamuthi Joseph
Mitchellville Florist Inc
Leonard Jason Small
Mossi and Carmen Tull
Ben's Chili Bowl Foundation
Washington Area Music Assoc, Inc
The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities provided funding for Teach the Beat in 2013 and 2015.
We are forever grateful to Chuck Brown for his generous support of the Teach the Beat initiative. This project is inspired by the professional and personal contributions of Chuck Brown to Go-Go music in Washington, D.C. and is dedicated to the legacy he left for all of us. His incredible spirit is forever embodied in this work.
The following people and performers contributed their time and skills to fundraisers and forums for Teach the Beat, such as:
Intimate Evening with Chuck Brown at the Stephenson-Burrell home (1/26/2011)
Intimate Evening with Chuck Brown at the home of Steve and Sonya Coleman (9/15/2011)
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum Seminars– (10/30/2010 and 7/9/2011)
Juanita "Busy Bee" Britton
Sweet Cherie (Bela Dona & Chuck Brown Band)
Donnell Floyd (Familiar Faces)
Gregory "Sugar Bear" Elliot (EU)
Roy Battle (RE)
Blue Eyed Darrell (RE)
Go Go Mickey Freeman (RE)
Gem In I
Maisha Rashad (Hip Huggers)
Stanley Cooper (76 Degrees West)
Ronald "Preacher" Roundtree
Carl "Big Brother CJ" Jones