GRAMMY Foundation GrantsDeadline: October 1, 2016
The GRAMMY Foundation Grant Program awards grants each year to organizations and individuals to support efforts that advance the archiving and preservation of the music and recorded sound heritage of North America, and research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition. Grants fund the following areas:
- Scientific Research Projects: Grants support research on the impact of music on the human condition. Examples 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 those addressing an important research question.
- Archiving and Preservation Projects: Grants support efforts that advance the archiving and preservation of the music and recorded sound heritage of the Americas. The Archiving and Preservation area has two funding categories: Preservation Implementation and Assistance, Assessment, and/or Consultation.
Amount: Varies by project type:
- Scientific Research Project grants range up to $20,000
- Archiving and Preservation Projects: Preservation and Implementation grants range up to $20,000; and Assistance, Assessment, and/or Consultation range up to $5,000
Eligibility: Organizations and individuals in North America are eligible. Preservation Assistance Grants help small to mid-sized organizations, defined as organizations with limited or no organizational access to “in-house” experts and an annual budget under $500,000.