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Deadline: October 11, 2019

Chamber Music America: Presenter Consortium for Jazz

Chamber Music America’s (CMA) Presenter Consortium for Jazz provides support to consortia of three U.S. presenters that collectively engage up to three professional U.S. jazz ensembles (consisting of 2-10 musicians each) to perform at each presenter’s venue. Incentives are available to each consortium partner that invites one of the CMA Jazz Works grantee ensembles to perform its entire CMA commission. Presenter Consortium for Jazz funds the following eligible expenses: ensemble(s), concert fees, travel, housing, per diem, cartage, and the presenters’ marketing and production costs for the proposed concerts.

Amount: The maximum grant is $10,000 per consortium partner, or $30,000 total. A $1,000 incentive per ensemble is available to a Consortium that programs a CMA New Jazz Works grantee ensemble(s) in performance of its entire CMA New Jazz Works-commissioned work. Each presenter partner must match its CMA request with a minimum of 25 percent of earned and/or contributed income.

Eligibility: Each of the three presenting organizations in a consortium must:

  • Be based in the U.S. or its territories
  • Be located in three separate locations at least 50 miles apart
  • Be 501(c)(3) organizations or otherwise eligible for charitable contributions for federal income, estate, and gift-tax purposes
  • Be CMA member organizationsHave no overdue reports or financial obligations to CMA

Link: https://www.chamber-music.org/programs/jazz/grants#l35373

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