The J.A.R.E.D. Foundation

The J.A.R.E.D. Foundation: We Award Music Education Scholarships

Give the gift of music, Donate! Musicians, check out our current scholarships and apply for 2019.


Join A Revolution: Educate Drummers & Other Musicians (The J.A.R.E.D. Foundation) , was formed in memory of Jared Lizakowski, a drummer in the band Twenty Year based in Colorado. We are a nonprofit 501-c3 in Colorado.

Trade names we are also known by include:


The J.A.R.E.D. Foundation

Our Mission

Our mission is to help kids in need follow their dreams of becoming a musician through music lesson scholarships and instrument collection and distribution. In memory of Jared, we want to increase access to music education in Colorado.

Interested in a scholarship?

Each quarter we award instrument and vocal music lesson scholarships to kids K - 12 for up to a year of lessons. Funds are limited therefore applicants will be carefully reviewed and considered. 

For more information email or view our scholarships.

Want to nominate someone for a scholarship? Complete the nomination form online.

If you are an instructor and would like to work with The J.A.R.E.D. Foundation, complete the instructor signup form online, telling us more about yourself. 

Interested in Donating or Sponsoring a Student?

If you are interested in supporting a student in need, donate! If you'd like to sponsor a student and fund their entire scholarship, email for more information.

Jared with his mom Renae (Co-Founder) and step dad Surinder (Co-Founder) of J.A.R.E.D.

Jared with his mom Renae (Co-Founder) and step dad Surinder (Co-Founder) of J.A.R.E.D.

Jared and his dad Jerry also a (Co-Founder)

Jared and his dad Jerry also a (Co-Founder)

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