Sources to find funding for your music
Music Making grants support non-profit public service organizations who expand access and opportunity to music education for thousands of individuals and provide innovative music education and hands-on music making programs.
For the past several years, the NAMM Foundation has received hundreds of requests for grants and is grateful for nonprofit organizations around the world who seek to provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn and make music. The hundreds of requests received every year far surpass the Foundation's budgetary resources for grants. Therefore the Foundation reviews and awards Music Making Grant applications by invitation only; the application process is not open for general application for funding from the Foundation.
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