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Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and individuals to preserve and archive music and other recorded sounds that are representative of North American heritage. Funding is also available for scientific research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition.
The GRAMMY Museum Grants Program includes the two funding areas described below.
- Scientific Research Projects:
The GRAMMY Museum Grant Program supports efforts in research that study the links between music and early childhood education, treatments for illnesses and injuries common to musicians, hearing loss alleviation, and the impact of music therapy on populations from infants to the elderly. Examples of projects might include the study of the effects of music on mood, cognition and healing, as well as the medical and occupational well-being of music professionals and the creative process underlying music. Priority is given to projects with strong methodological design as well as those addressing an important research question.
- Archiving and Preservation Projects:
The GRAMMY Museum Grant Program supports the archiving and preservation of the music and recorded sound heritage of North America. This funding area includes two categories.
1. Preservation Implementation: Preservation Implementation Grants are available to help individuals and large organizations enhance their ability to preserve their collections which embody the recorded sound heritage of North America. The goal of these grants is to fund projects where the project materials have been identified and are in possession of the applicant, where preliminary assessment and planning has occurred, and where the applicant has addressed and/or is ready to implement the following:
2. Assistance, Assessment and/or Consultation: Preservation Assistance Grants are available to help individuals and small to mid-sized organizations enhance their ability to preserve their collections which embody the recorded sound heritage of North America. The goal of these grants is to fund the planning, assessment and preparation of recorded sound collections to be archived and preserved. Preservation Grants fund:
GrantWatch ID#: 181543
- Scientific Research Projects: $20,000 Maximum Award
- Archiving and Preservation Projects - Preservation Implementation: $20,000 Maximum Award
- Archiving and Preservation Projects - Assistance, Assessment and/or Consultation: $5,000 Maximum Award
Grant requests may span a time period of up to twenty-four months and cannot overlap with previously awarded projects.
Preferred project start dates are between 7/1/20 – 10/1/20; however, start dates outside of this time frame will be considered.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To apply online: http://grammymuseum.formstack.com/forms/2020_grant_loi
For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. (No phone calls, please.)
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