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AARON COPLAND FOUNDATION

The Fund, created by the late American composer Aaron Copland, seeks to encourage and improve public knowledge and appreciation of contemporary American music. The Fund operates three grant programs, each with different deadlines. [More...]

AARON COPLAND FUND FOR MUSIC

The Fund was created from the estate of American contemporary music composer, Aaron Copland. The Fund has three separate grant programs, each with its own objectives and annual application deadline. [More...]

AARON COPLAND FUND FOR MUSIC RECORDING PROGRAM

The goals of the American Music Centerís Program is to document and provide wider exposure for the music of contemporary American composers; to develop audiences for contemporary American music through record distribution and other retail markets; and to support the release and dissemination of recordings of previously unreleased contemporary American music. The Fund also supports the reissuance of recordings that are no longer available. [More...]

AMERICAN COMPOSERS FORUM

The Forumís First Nations Composer Initiative Funding Program called Common Ground will support activities that boost Indigenous creative musicians. Activities can include commissions, residencies, performance and production, travel and study, and outreach. [More...]

AMERICAN MUSIC ABROAD

The Program, a partnership between American Voices and the U.S. Department of Stateís Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, was designed to communicate Americaís rich musical contributions to the global music scene as it fosters cross-cultural communication and people-to-people connection to global audiences. [More...]

AMERICAN MUSIC CENTER

The Centerís Aaron Copland Fund for Music Performing Ensembles Program seeks to support organizations whose performances encourage and improve public knowledge and appreciation of serious contemporary American music. Grants are earmarked for general operating or project support to professional performing ensembles with a history of substantial commitment to contemporary American music and with plans to continue the commitment. [More...]

AMERICAN MUSIC THERAPY ASSOCIATION

The Organization is dedicated to the progrswsive development of the therapeutic use of music in rehabilitation, special education, and community settings. The Organizationís annual Arthur Flagler Fultz Award is one of its philanthropic efforts. [More...]

AMPHION FOUNDATION

The Foundation encourages the performance of contemporary concert music created particularly by American composers. Grants support performing and presenting organizations that have demonstrated sustained artistic excellence. [More...]

ASCAP FOUNDATION

The Foundation is dedicated to supporting American music creators and encouraging their development through music education and talent development programs. Part of the Foundationís mission is to provide grants to organizations engaged in educational programs for aspiring songwriters and composers. [More...]

BLUES MUSIC FOUNDATION

The Foundation, created at the behest of filmmaker Martin Scorcese and the Experience Music Project, will distribute $195,000 in proceeds from the ďSalute to the BluesĒ benefit concert and resulting concert film. Organizations in the blues world that further the celebration and preservation of the blues, promote blues education, assist individuals and/or organizations with special needs, and/or other worthy causes are eligible to apply. [More...]

CHAMBER MUSIC AMERICA

The Organizationís Jazz Ensembles program supports the creation and performance of ensemble works in the jazz idiom. Eligible applicants are professional jazz ensembles led by or including a composer/performer. [More...]

E. NAKAMICHI FOUNDATION

The Foundationís goal is to foster awareness and appreciation of classical and early baroque music. As such, grantmaking is targeted toward public television, radio stations, arts groups, and music organizations. [More...]

FRANK AND LYDIA BERGEN FOUNDATION

The Foundationís mission is to perpetuate the Bergenís daughter, Charlotteís, love of classical music and support of musical education. Charlotte was a cellist who presented and conducted over 50 concerts of traditional music in Carnegie Hall. [More...]

FRENCH-AMERICAN JAZZ EXCHANGE

The Exchange is a partnership of the Cultural Service of the French Embassy, the French-American Cultural Exchange, and the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation. Celebrating the shared passion for jazz in France and the United States, the Program seeks to foster the creative and professional development of jazz artists from France and the United States through the collaborative investigation of artistic practice and exposure to new audiences, music concepts, and professional relationships. [More...]

GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

Global Connections, a program of Meet the Composer, helps insure that international audiences see and hear the impressive and creative range of work offered by todayís living composers. It also helps support the creative and professional development of living composers through the performance of their work across the world. [More...]

GRAMMY FOUNDATION

The Foundation offers grants for music research and music preservation projects. The Research Projects program awards funds to organizations and individuals to support efforts that advance research and implementation of original scientific research projects related to music. [More...]

GRAMMY MUSEUM

The Museum, funding by the Grammy Recording Academy, has an annual grant program that provides support for music archiving and preservation efforts as well as scientific research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition. Grants will be awarded in two areas: Scientific Research Program and Archiving and Preservation Program. [More...]

GUITAR CENTER MUSIC FOUNDATION

The Foundationís mission is to aid nonprofit music programs that offer music instruction to participants of any age. Applicants must successfully enhance the state of music education in the United States. [More...]

JAZZ FOR PEACE FOUNDATION

The Foundation offers empowerment grants to allow organizations to host world-class culture event/fundraisers at no cost to the recipients in their own cities or towns. These cultural events/fundraisers raise funds, create publicity and awareness, and open doors to new partnerships and sponsors. [More...]

KURT WEILL FOUNDATION

The Foundation is dedicated to promoting understanding of the life and works of composers Kurt Weill and Marc Blitzstein and to preserving the legacies of Weill and his wife, actress-singer Lotte Lenya. The Foundation awards grants for performances of musical works by Weill and Blitzstein; for scholarly research pertaining to Weill, Blitzstein, and Lenya, and for relevant educational initiatives. [More...]

KURT WEILL FOUNDATION FOR MUSIC

The Foundation promotes the public understanding and appreciation of the musical works of Kurt Weill and solicits proposals from individuals and organizations to fund projects related to the perpetuation of Weillís artistic legacy. The Foundation funds research grants, publication assistance, dissertation fellowships, travel grants, professional performance and production grants, college and university performance and production grants, recording projects, and broadcasts. [More...]

MEET THE COMPOSER

The Organizationís mission is to enable composers to make a living writing music and to increase their visible presence as creative artists. The Commissioning Music/USA program subsidizes commissioning fees and offers technical assistance in managing the entire life cycle of a commissioning project. [More...]

MID ATLANTIC ARTS FOUNDATION

The Foundationís Jazz.NEXT program supports fully developed projects that incorporate technology in substantive and innovative approaches to audience development, communications, distribution, marketing, and network building for jazz performances. Jazz.NEXT was created with support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to encourage creative thinking. [More...]

MOCKINGBIRD FOUNDATION

The Foundation, a philanthropic group organized around the rock group, Phish, supports three areas: music, education, and children. The Foundation prefers projects that encourage creative expression in all musical forms. [More...]

MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS FOUNDATION

The Foundation has two grant programs. The Melody Program targets qualified K-12 school music programs in need of assistance. [More...]

MR. HOLLANDíS OPUS FOUNDATION

The Foundation awards grants to music programs that serve low-income communities, programs with little or no budget for musical instruments and music programs that serve the most students out of the school population. The Foundation offers several different grant programs: Keeping Music Alive grants and grants for schools affected by natural disasters. [More...]

MUSIC ALIVE PROGRAM

Administered jointly by Meet the Composer and the American Symphony Orchestra League, the Program offers financial and administrative support for composer-in-residence positions in professional and youth orchestras across the United States. The deadline is for short-term residencies for the 2007-2008 season. [More...]

MUSIC TEACHERS NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

The Foundation is committed to keeping Americaís musical future alive for future generations by supporting comprehensive programs that nurture the creation, performance, study, and teaching of music. Grants are awarded to Association and non-Association members as well as affiliate organizations in the following categories: Program Enrichment, Teacher Enrichment, Affiliate Matching, Local Association Start-up, and Collegiate Chapter. [More...]

MUZAK HEART AND SOUL FOUNDATION

The Foundationís Music Matters program focuses on educational reform in school music programs and independent nonprofit music programs. Vocal or instrumental music education must be the key component of any music program requesting funds. [More...]

NAMM FOUNDATION

The Foundationís mission is to advance active participation in music making across the lifespan. It does this by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving, and public service programs from the international music products industry. [More...]

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS: AMERICAN MASTERPIECES IN CHAMBER MUSIC

Through the American Masterpieces in Chamber Music program, the Endowment will celebrate the extraordinary and rich evolution of chamber music in the United States. It intends to do so through performances and related residencies of American chamber music in communities across the nation. [More...]

NEW MUSIC USA

The Organization is a merger of American Music Center and Meet the Composer. Its goal is to increase opportunities for composers by fostering the creation, performance, dissemination, and appreciation of their music. [More...]

PRESSER FOUNDATION

The philanthropic arm of the Theodore Presser Company, the oldest continuing music publisher in the United States. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on college and university music departments. [More...]

SPARKPLUG FOUNDATION

The Foundation primarily awards grants to nonprofits working in the areas of music, education, and grassroots organizing. Music grants support emerging professional musicians or music-development programs. [More...]

THE AARON COPLAND FUND FOR MUSIC

The Fund was created from the bequest of the contemporary music composer. Its purpose is to encourage and improve public knowledge and appreciation of contemporary American music. [More...]

THE AMPHION FOUNDATION

The Foundation was established in 1987 to encourage the performance of contemporary concert music, particularly by American composers, through support to performing and presenting organizations that have demonstrated sustained artistic excellence, in addition to service organizations. Grants are provided to publicly supported nonprofit performing ensembles, presenters, and music service organizations that have a history of substantial commitment to contemporary concert music at a high level of excellence. [More...]

THE FENDER MUSIC FOUNDATION

The Foundation, which believes that music participation is an essential element in the fabric of enduring society, was created to provide funding and resources for music programs across the America. It also seeks to educate the public on the value of a musical education. [More...]

THE GRAMMY FOUNDATION

The Foundation, with funding from the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, offers support for research as well as archiving and preservation projects. Research projects should advance original research and implementation of projects related to music, such as teaching methodology in early childhood; the impact of music study on human development; and the medical and occupational well-being of music professionals. [More...]

THE MOCKINGBIRD FOUNDATION

The Foundation is a nonprofit organization of fans of the band, Phish, which was founded to raise money for charity. Naturally, the funding focus is on music education for children. [More...]

THE PRESSER FOUNDATION

The Foundation, named for music publisher Theodore Presser, awards grants in five categories: capital support; advancement of music; special projects; music education initiative; assistance to music teachers; and undergraduate scholar award. Capital support grants support the construction of new facilities; the renovation, repair, or expansion of existing facilities; and the acquisition or repair of musical instruments, equipment, and other property. [More...]

YOUNG SINGERS FOUNDATION

The Foundation was created by the Sweet Adelines International to enrich the lives of young people through educational programs in womenís barbershop vocal music. Grants are awarded for projects that encourage education about and the performance of womenís barbershop vocal music. [More...]



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