Monday, November 10, 2008

Grant For American or Canadian Youth Under 19 Who Are Using Music To Solve Community Issue

From The Foundation Center...

Do Something and Grammy Foundation Invite Young People to Use
Music to Improve Communities

Deadline: December 15, 2008

Do Something ( http://www.dosomething.org ) and the Grammy Foun- dation ( http://www.grammyfoundation.com ) are offering a total of $25,000 in Key Change Grants to young people who have an idea or existing project that uses music to make a difference in their local and/or global community.

To be eligible, the applicant must be 19 years of age or under, and must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen. The project must be youth- -led and -driven, creative, and demonstrate an original idea for solving problems and creating change. Projects must also strive toward tangible results and measurable impact, focus on problems in communities, and -- whether one-time event or ongoing program
-- must promote diversity and seek to make lasting change in the target community.

Five Grand Prize Winners will receive a $3,000 community action grant and an all-expense paid trip to the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 8, 2009. Twenty first prize winners will re- ceive community action grants of $500 each.

See the Do Something Web site for complete program guidelines.

RFP Link:
http://www.dosomething.org/grants/keychange

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