Foundation / Corporation
The Aaron Copland Fund for Music
02/15/22 11:59 PM EST
Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit professional performance ensembles, presenting institutions, and recording companies to develop audiences for contemporary American music. Applicants must submit a preliminary application prior to submitting a full application. The Fund is interested primarily in supporting recordings of works by living American composers and those who are recently deceased.
What is Eligible
The Fund favors first recordings. However, reissues of significant recordings are eligible only if the music is not available from any other sources, such as ArkivMusic, Amazon, or other internet services at the time of application. Grants will not be made solely for the pressing or reprinting of additional CDs by the same label. In general, the Copland Fund does not support the reissuance of projects initially supported by the Fund.
The Fund is interested primarily in supporting recordings of works by living American composers and those who are recently deceased. The Fund favors works that were composed more recently.
Recordings that will be distributed primarily or solely digitally, whether by download or streaming, are eligible. For all projects distributed digitally, grantees will be required to post liner notes and credits on an appropriate page of their web sites and to provide a permanent copy of the funded recording for the Fund’s archive.
GrantWatch ID#: 164729
In general, grants will not exceed $20,000.
The recording must be released within two years after the date of the first (or only) payment.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://coplandfund.org/get-started/70070
Direct questions to the Grant Manager at:
The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc.
c/o Alter, Kendrick & Baron, LLP
156 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1208
New York, NY 10010
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