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GRAMMY Foundation Grants Support Research, Archiving and Preservation

Tuesday, September 02, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lorraine Cashman
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The GRAMMY Foundation ® Grant Program is seeking applications to help facilitate the support of music preservation and research projects.

With funding generously provided by The Recording Academy®, the Grant Program awards grants each year to organizations and individuals to support efforts that advance the archiving and preservation of music and the recorded sound heritage of North America for future generations, and research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition.

Grant funds have been utilized to preserve private collections as well as materials at the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian and numerous colleges and universities. Research projects have studied the links between music and early childhood education, treatments for illnesses and injuries common to musicians, and the impact of music therapy on populations from infants to the elderly. More than $6 million in grants has been awarded to more than 300 recipients.

How To Apply:


A letter of inquiry is required before submission of a full application. To read the guidelines and to submit a letter of inquiry for the 2015 GRAMMY Foundation grant cycle, please visit www.grammyfoundation.org/grants. The deadline each year for submitting letters of inquiry is Oct. 1.



The GRAMMY Foundation Grant Program funds the following areas:

1. Scientific Research Projects: $20,000 Maximum Award



2. Archiving And Preservation Projects:

  • Preservation Implementation: $20,000 Maximum Award
  • Assistance, Assessment And/ Or Consultation: $5,000 Maximum Award
For more information about the GRAMMY Foundation, please visit www.grammyfoundation.org.


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