GRAMMY Museum Grants ProgramDeadline: October 15, 2019
The GRAMMY Museum Grants 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. 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.
Scientific Research Projects: The GRAMMY Museum Grant Program awards grants to organizations and individuals to 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 as those addressing an important research question.
Archiving and Preservation Projects: The GRAMMY Museum Grant Program awards grants to organizations and individuals to 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: 1) Preservation Implementation and 2) Assistance, Assessment, and/or Consultation.
Amount: The maximum award for a Scientific Research Project, Archiving and Preservation Project, or Preservation Implementation Project is $20,000; the maximum award for an Assistance, Assessment, and/or Consultation project is $5,000.
Eligibility: Organizations and individuals in North America.