LETTER OF INQUIRY GUIDELINES FOR NEXT
GRAMMY FOUNDATION® GRANT CYCLE ONLINE NOW
Oct. 1 is Deadline for Submissions
WHO: The GRAMMY Foundation® Grant Program—generously funded by The Recording Academy®. Currently in its 23rd year, the Grant Program has awarded more than $5 million to more than 250 noteworthy projects.
WHAT: The Grant Program administers grants annually to organizations and individuals to support efforts that advance the archiving and preservation of the music and recorded sound heritage of the Americas for future generations, as well as scientific research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition. Recipients are determined based on criteria such as merit, uniqueness of project and the ability to accomplish intended goals.
WHEN: To view guidelines and new Letter of Inquiry requirements, visit grammyfoundation.com/grants. The deadline for submission is Oct. 1, 2010.
The GRAMMY Foundation was established in 1989 to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of recorded music to American culture — from the artistic and technical legends of the past to the still unimagined musical breakthroughs of future generations of music professionals. The Foundation accomplishes this mission through programs and activities that engage the music industry and cultural community as well as the general public. The Foundation works in partnership year-round with its founder, The Recording Academy, to bring national attention to important issues such as the value and impact of music and arts education and the urgency of preserving our rich cultural heritage. For more information, please visit grammyfoundation.com.
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards—the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music—The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, join the organization's social networks as a Twitter follower at twitter.com/thegrammys, a Facebook fan at facebook.com/thegrammys, and a YouTube channel subscriber at youtube.com/thegrammys.