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The Will & Deni McIntyre Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit foundation established in 2009 to raise the profile of arts and educational groups through the creation of videos and photography for streaming, websites, and related media. It was the prime fundraising entity for David Holt's State of Music, a PBS series that over its six seasons has been aired by PBS affiliates in all fifty states. In 2023 the foundation is launching a new series for PBS, My Music with Rhiannon Giddens.

The foundation has received major grants from the Rhea Bigelow Charitable Trust, the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, the Community  Foundation of Henderson County NC and its Perry N. Rudnick Endowment, the Carlyle Adams Foundation,  the National Endowment for the Arts, the Tannenbaum-Sternberger Foundation, the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area, Betty and Ben Cone Jr., Ben and Laurie Duke and Family, the J. Lyles Glenn Family Fund, Ron and Cheri Allari, Myrna Harris, and the A Bar A Ranch in Wyoming.


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Cast and crew of My Music with Rhiannon Giddens at the Hayti Center in Durham, NC
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