GRAMMY Foundation Grants Support Research, Archiving and Preservation
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Posted by: Lorraine Cashman
The GRAMMY Foundation ® Grant Program is seeking
applications to help facilitate the support of music preservation and research
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:
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
1. Scientific Research Projects: $20,000 Maximum Award
Archiving And Preservation Projects:
For more information about
the GRAMMY Foundation, please visit www.grammyfoundation.org.
- Preservation Implementation: $20,000 Maximum Award
- Assistance, Assessment And/ Or Consultation: $5,000 Maximum