What is Music for Relief?

Music for Relief (MFR), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), is dedicated to providing aid to survivors and communities affected by natural disasters to help them recover and rebuild. Founded by the band Linkin Park in 2005, the program aims to support immediate and long-term disaster relief with a primary goal of making a powerful and sustainable impact in highly affected areas.

Building on EIF’s historic commitment to furthering the philanthropic efforts of the entertainment community, MFR allows for immediate response in the wake of humanitarian crisis. By mobilizing the entertainment community and working with key partners on the ground, MFR is able to deliver funding and support of vital services in real time ensuring long term resiliency in affected areas throughout the world.

Within Music for Relief are two funds:One More Light and Power the World.

  • Music for Relief’s One More Light fund in memory of Chester Bennington honors his generosity, kindness and desire to help others. Contributions are directed to providing solar light for remote health clinics without electricity and shining a light on mental health.
  • Music for Relief’s Power the World fund provides clean energy tools to individuals and families to improve their health, safety, education and livelihoods.


What is Music for Relief’s Federal Tax ID number?

Music for Relief is a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. EIF’s Federal Tax ID number is 95-1644609.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes, your donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law and you will be given a receipt for U.S. tax purposes.

What will appear on my credit card statement?

When you make a donation by credit card, a charge to “Music for Relief” will appear on your credit card billing statement.

I donated, but did not get a tax receipt. What do I do?

E-mail receipts are sent within 10 days of donating online. If it has been longer than that and you still have not received an e-mail, please contact us at info@musicforrelief.org to request a receipt.

If you donated by check, your receipt will be sent via USPS regular mail. This can take several weeks. If it has been longer than 4-6 weeks since you donated, please contact us at info@musicforrelief.org to request a receipt.

I have a question about my donation, who do I contact?

If you have a question about your donation, please contact us at info@musicforrelief.org.

Can I donate by check?

Yes, we accept checks. Please make your check payable to Music for Relief and send to the following address.

Music for Relief

P.O Box 845346

Los Angeles, CA 90084-5346


Can I mail in a cash donation?

Unfortunately, we cannot accept cash donations.

Can I make a recurring donation?

Yes, you can choose to make your donation recurring by checking the ‘Yes, make this donation a monthly gift’ box during an online donation.

How do I cancel a recurring donation?

To cancel your recurring donation please contact us at info@musicforrelief.org.


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