Aaron Copland Fund for Music: Performance Program
In keeping with his lifelong devotion to contemporary music, Aaron Copland created the Aaron Copland Fund for Music. The Fund’s purpose is to encourage and improve public knowledge and appreciation of contemporary American music.
Funds are available for General Operating Support for professional performing ensembles and presenting organizations with a history of substantial commitment to contemporary American music and with plans to continue that commitment. The program also provides Project Support for exceptionally important activities relating to contemporary American music proposed by professional performing ensembles and presenting organizations that do not normally feature contemporary American music in their programming.
Amount: In general, grants range from $1,000-$20,000.
Eligibility: Non-profit professional performing ensembles and presenting organizations with at least two years’ history at the time of application.
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