Songwriting sliding scale

  • $0 – $30,000/year annual budget grassroots groups, networks, movements or collectives: No cost. Creative commons attribution license encouraged.
  • $30,000-$200,000/year annual budget organizations or coalitions: some reasonable compensation for my time (likely under $500) or royalty agreement, depending on the project.
  • Organizations with institutional backing, government or national foundation funding: $2000 flat fee includes lyrics, melody, chord progression, two sets of edits; 75% of fee will be donated to a fledgling organization related to the organization’s mission.