Sunday, August 12, 2012

Grants for Music Research and Preservation Projects of the Music and Sound Heritage of the Americas

From The Foundation Center...

[If you are interested in this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post for more information].

"Deadline: October 1, 2012 (Letters of Inquiry)

"Grammy Foundation Accepting Letters of Inquiry for 2012-13 Grants in Music Research and Preservation Projects


"Funded by the Recording Academy, the Grammy Foundation's grant program annually provides support for music archiving and preservation efforts and for scientific research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition.

"The scientific research projects grant program awards funding of up to $20,000 to organizations and individuals working to research the impact of music on the human condition. Examples include the study of the effects of music on mood, cognition, and healing; the medical and occupational well-being of music professionals; and the creative process underlying music. Priority will be given to projects with strong methodological design as well those designed to address an important research question.

"The archiving and preservation projects grant program awards grants to organizations and individuals to support efforts that advance the archiving and preservation of the music and recorded sound heritage of the Americas. The archiving and preservation area has two funding categories — preservation implementation (grants of up to $20,000) and planning, assessment and/or consultation (grants of up to $5,000).

"Visit the Grammy Foundation Web site for complete program guidelines and the Letter of Inquiry form."

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