LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — The Grammy Foundation is soliciting applications for its grant program to support music preservation and research projects.
Through funding provided by The Recording Academy, the grant program is open to organizations and individuals involved in the archiving and preservation of music and the recorded sound, and research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition.
In the past, 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. More than $6 million in grants has been awarded to more than 300 recipients.
A letter of inquiry is required before submission of a full application. To read the guidelines and to submit a letter of inquiry for the 2016 GRAMMY Foundation grant cycle, please visit grammyfoundation.org/grants. The deadline each year for submitting letters of inquiry is Oct. 1. – Staff Writers