Lanta Gras is a 501 c(3) nonprofit that builds community through music. Lanta Gras was born from the love of Mardi Gras with the first neighborhood parade in Kirkwood Atlanta, 2014.
We provide music scholarships and instruments for neighborhood kids within the Jackson Cluster of the Atlanta Public Schools System. Each year, we celebrate the Lanta Gras Music Program and our love of music by hosting a Mardi Gras parade, Lanta Gras Parade and Festival, that brings together our diverse community, raises awareness and helps to fund the music program.
We believe music creates community!
To build community and provide opportunities for children through the common bond of music.
Provide 20 music scholarships to middle and high school kids within the Atlanta Public School's Jackson cluster by end of 2021.
Meet the Board
Andy Greene: Delta Pilot and Transplant from New Orleans: Founder / President
Kristen Packett: Nonprofit Specialist: Treasurer
Sharon Golubic: Board Member, Secretary
Keirsten Alexander: Special Events Manager at Venkman's: Lanta Gras Parade & Festival Chair
Chuck Shivers: Tour Manager of Blind Boys of Alabama: Board Member
Lisa Roberts: Attorney at Law, Legal Counsel
Rhonda Patrick: Music Program Chair