Grammy Foundation Seeking Grant Applicants For 2017


LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — The Grammy Foundation announced that they accepting Letters of Inquiry for their 2017 grant cycle. The grants are awarnded to support organizations and individuals who work to advance the archiving and preservation of music and the recorded sound heritage of the Americas, and for research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition.

Grant funds have previously been used for a range of activities, from preserving private historical collections to supporting institutions such as the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian. 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, the Grammy Foundation said.

In the past, nearly $7 million in grants have been awarded to more than 380 recipients.

A letter of inquiry is required before submission of a full application. The deadline each year for submitting letters of inquiry is Oct. 1.

For more information on submitting said letter, please visit grammyfoundation.org/grants. – Staff Writers