The GRAMMY Foundation Grant Program letter of inquiry guidelines for the 2012 grant cycle are available online now at www.grammyfoundation.com/grants. The deadline for submissions is Oct. 3.
Currently in its 24th year, the grant program has awarded more than $5 million to more than 250 noteworthy projects, including $100,000 in grants awarded to 11 recipients in the United States, Canada and the Dominican Republic in 2011. The program administers grants annually to organizations and individuals to support efforts that advance the archiving and preservation of the music and recorded sound heritage of the Americas for future generations, as well as scientific research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition. Recipients are determined based on criteria such as merit, uniqueness of project and the ability to accomplish intended goals.
To view a list of past GRAMMY Foundation Grant Program recipients, click here.
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