Universal Audio Launches UA Giving Initiative

Michael Raine
August 18, 2021

Universal Audio (UA) has announced the UA Giving initiative. As a philanthropic program within Universal Audio, UA Giving strives to make musical expression accessible to everyone by partnering with leading non-profit organizations that share the values of music education, equality, and community outreach.

In addition to providing support to charitable causes year-round, UA Giving’s annual UA Giving Day on June 10th (6/10) donates all proceeds from the UA Online Store directly to worthy charities. This year, UA Giving Day raised $123,656 for Save the Music Foundation, Young Musician’s Foundation, and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund's political participation program.

“Creating and recording music is at the heart of what we do at Universal Audio and it’s our goal to make it accessible to as many people as possible,” says Universal Audio CEO, Bill Putnam Jr. “We are truly grateful to everyone who helped us make a positive difference by purchasing UAD plug-ins on June 10th — UA Giving Day.”

For a full list of the charitable giving partners, as well as information on how to apply for a grant, please visit: https://www.uaudio.com/ua-giving.

For more information, contact YSL Pro: 416-867-9000, yslpro@yorkville.com, www.yslpro.com.

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Michael Raine

Michael Raine is the Editor-In-Chief at NWC, publisher of Canadian Musician, Professional Sound, Professional Lighting & Production, and Canadian Music Trade magazines. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Podcast. Michael has extensively covered nearly all aspects of the Canadian music business, as well as the pro audio, musical products, and the lighting and production industries.