Monday, 6 December 2010

Foundation for Bluegrass Music: grant application deadline approaches


The directors of the Foundation for Bluegrass Music send a reminder that the deadline for applications for general grants from the Foundation is Wednesday 15 December.

The Foundation for Bluegrass Music is a non-profit organisation under the auspices of the IBMA. Its directors have established a one-time general grant request application deadline of 15 December 2010 for projects planned for the calendar year of 2011 or 2012. Grant awards will be announced by 15 March 2011. The Foundation’s general grant budget for 2011 is $10,000, with the goal of funding four projects at an average of $2,500 each.

In addition, a one-time exceptional grant request application deadline of 15 December 2010 has been announced for projects that will celebrate the Bill Monroe Centennial and focus on educational efforts that involve young people, during the 2011 calendar year. Grant awards will be announced by 15 March 2011. The Foundation board has set aside an exceptional grant award budget for 2011 of up to $10,000, with the goal of funding one project.

The Foundation's full statement can be seen here. More information and downloadable grant application materials are here.