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Agencies, Public Schools, and Colleges for Music Projects

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IBMA Foundation

Deadline Date:

12/01/21

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and public schools and colleges for projects and programs that foster the growth of bluegrass music. Funding is intended for cultural, educational, organizational development, literary and media, performance, and historic preservation projects and programs.

Project will be evaluated based on many factors including whether the program or project has a broad base of support such as volunteer involvement, public participation, and/or collaboration with other organizations and if there are matching funds.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176895

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are usually $1,000 – $2,000 each.

Term of Contract:

The IBMA Foundation does not generally award multi-year grants.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The IBMA Foundation makes grants to non-profit organizations with 501(c) (3) status and qualified governmental agencies such as public schools and colleges. Grants awarded to entities which are not 501(c) (3) organizations will be paid to a qualifying fiscal agent organization, or directly to the vendor (such as an educational institution, travel provider, or equipment supplier).

Pre-Application Information:

All of the materials requested must be submitted by December 1 to be considered for a Project Grant given the following year.

Applications will be acknowledged upon receipt. Those ineligible under the restrictions listed above will be denied without further consideration.

Those eligible for consideration will be assigned to a grant review committee and staff member for review, further investigation, and presentation at a board meeting at which grant applications are considered. Eligible applicants will be notified of the board’s decision to fund at the requested amount, fund at a lesser amount, deny, or defer for future consideration.

The Foundation’s Board of Directors (or a Grant Review Committee appointed by the board) will review the applications and vote on them in January. The recipients of the annual grants will be announced in February, and checks will go out by the end of March.

As a general rule, an entity can only receive one grant per calendar year.

About the Foundation:
https://bluegrassfoundation.org/about-us/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Please email or mail the completed info above to:
Nancy Cardwell
Info@BluegrassFoundation.org

Or:
ATTN: IBMA Foundation
1183 University Drive #105-215
Burlington, NC 27215

Phone: 615-256-3222
Fax: 615-256-0450
Toll Free: 1-888-438-4262

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USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

Israel

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.

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