The Taylor's Calling Foundation (TTCF)
The Taylor's Calling Foundation’s mission is to grow the movement of Heroin and Opiate awareness through Music, Film & the Arts.
TTCF raises funds to create awareness and education to the public on the perils of heroin and opiate addiction. Grants will be given to musicians and filmmakers to develop content based on the subject matter. The films and music produced through The Taylor's Calling Foundation (TTCF) will promoted through live events, including film screenings, concerts , lectures, and workshops. TTCF will bring this educational material statewide to recovery centers, transitional and sober living homes middle and high schools , and colleges.
Started September 1, 2014 submissions will be open for songwriters and musicians who have written about Heroin Awareness and/or the affects it has had to TTCF. Ten (10) songs will be selected by a team of industry professionals and will be recorded/included on the first album being produced. Grants will be given to cover recording costs and
an artist contract will be awarded. Deadline on submissions will be November 30, 2014.
Starting November 1, 2014, submissions for filmmakers will be open. Ten (10) music videos will be produced for each song selected for the TTCF album. Please check back for details and requirements. Each filmmaker selected will be awarded a grant to produce the music video. Deadline for submissions is December 1, 2014.
All songs and music videos will be showcased on tour throughout the state of New Mexico. Our goal is bring this music and to schools, rehab/recovery centers and youth development programs. Prevention is key! Let’s make a difference and impact communities through these great works.
Future Programs at TTCF
Grants will be available in the future that will offer funds to support documentaries, shorts and narrative feature films that base their projects on heroin awareness and education. As TTCF grows, we look forward to the time when we can help all those who have chosen this means of expression.
Lainie S. Quirk