Mockingbird Foundation — August 1st
Particularly interested in projects that encourage and foster creative expression in any musical form (including composition, instrumentation, vocalization, or improvisation).
MTNA-Program Enrichment Grant — January
MTNA awards Program Enrichment Grants that provide “seed funds” to assist in the creation of application materials that can lead to larger funding from other organizations.
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American Orff Schulwerk Association
AMAZING site with tons of links and related websites. An amazing place to start your search. Not JUST for Orff people but lots of general music grants.
Ray Charles Foundation Grants — Sept. 30
Priority is given to requests for programs that enhance the education services for the underserved and disadvantaged youth at varying academic levels esp. if you serve visually impaired students.
Rural School and Community Trust
Helps develop and expand practices that accelerate student achievement and prepare every student to succeed in college and in their careers.
MTNA-Teacher Enrichment Grant — January
To provide assistance to music teachers for private study, specific college-level course work or other projects that will enhance the performing and teaching skills of the applicant.