b'HELPING DONORS TURN LOSS TO LEGACY$100OR MORE 11%$2699 13% The music community responded quickly by organizing an Oct. 31 benefit and celebration-of-life concert for Miller at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Even as they were overtaken by grief, his parents, Karen Meyers and Mark McCormick, along with his brother, Miller McCormick, were determined to create a life-affirming legacy in his name. They turned to The Pittsburgh Foundation to establish The Mac Miller Fund to accept proceeds. In a statement announcing the fund, the family said the purpose is to expand on the performers vision of giving access and opportunities to young people to explore the arts and to have a positive impact on communities across the country. He cared very much about working to make the world a kinder place and we NUMBERwill continue to do just that, family members stated. With that goal as a banner, performers and concert-OF DONATIONS, goers made the night a huge success. Dozens of acclaimed artists who knew Miller personally, including John BY AMOUNT Mayer, Chance the Rapper, Travis Scott, Vince Staples and SZA, performed to the sold-out crowd. The event The Mac Miller Fund was livestreamed on numerous digital outlets, including 76% Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, all of which encouraged fans to give to the fund. Donations poured in from around the world, rais-ing nearly $1 million, including $731,000 in concert proceeds from Live Nation, $20,000 from Spotify and $21,600 from Facebook. But big donations dont tell the full story: Most contributors gave $25 or less. Its clear that most of the gifts in those smaller amounts came from Mac Millers young fansand what powerful evidence that is of his emotional connection to them and their belief in the funds potential to do great things, says Maxwell King, who was Pittsburgh Foundation president and CEO when the fund was established. In May, at a press conference featuring Millers grandmother, Marcia Weiss, of Shadyside, the first $25OR LESS two grants from the fund were announced. Pittsburgh-based Hope Academy of Music and the Arts received $50,000 to double enrollment to 80 students in its 22'