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Jazz for Peace

Deadline Date:

06/15/11 5:00PM


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Up to 150 grants, each averaging up to $60,000 will provide funds for nonprofits through a world class cultural events/fundraiser. These grants will help a wide variety of outstanding causes at no cost to the recipient. Events are scheduled in the city or town of the recipient and raises funds, publicity, and an awareness for their cause by opening doors to new partnerships and sponsors. The purpose of this funding is to empower organizations by connecting them to new contacts, implementing new fundraising skills, and integrating and promoting their organization within the community. The long term goal is to effectively assist organizations in becoming self-sustainable.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 124506

Number of Grants:


Estimated Size of Grant:

$1,000 - $60,000 (and up to $250,000)


  • Agency of the county or other local government
  • Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions
  • Appropriately qualified vendors
  • Article 43 School-Based Pre-school Instructional Programs
  • Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)
  • Child Care Center
  • City or township governments
  • Community-based Organizations; CBO(s)
  • County governments
  • Domestic public or private and non-profit entities
  • Early Childhood Providers
  • Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government
  • Faith-based Organizations
  • Family Child Care
  • Federally Funded Research and Development Centers
  • Government laboratories
  • Group Family Day Care
  • Head Start
  • Hispanic-serving Institutions
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities; HBCU
  • Hospitals
  • Incorporated not-for-profit entity
  • Incorporated, not-for-profit organizations in New York State with demonstrated experience
  • Independent school districts
  • Indian housing authorities
  • Indian tribal governments and organizations (American Indian/Alaskan Native/Native American)
  • Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized)
  • Institutions of Higher Education; IHE(s)
  • LEAs (Local Educational Agencies)
  • Local Governments
  • Mentors
  • Minority Serving Institutions; MI
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally funded tribal governments)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations)
  • Nonprofit organizations (as described under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and exempt from tax under section 501(a) of such Code)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nursery School
  • Organizations/Companies with Consent(s) of the NYS Commissioner of Education and/or Office of Professions (as required)
  • Parochial Schools
  • PLLC Professional Limited Liability Corporation (with appropriately licensed professions)
  • Pre-School Special Education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Private Schools
  • Private sector organizations
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Public housing authorities
  • Public Schools
  • Regional Organizations
  • School Districts
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility
  • Single entities
  • Special district governments
  • State governments
  • Teachers
  • Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
  • U.S. Territory or Possession

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All organizations, institutions, agencies and individuals with an outstanding cause are invited to apply!

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are submitted online:
Sent letter or contact funding source prior to starting application.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

John De Angelis, Grant Administrator
The Jazz for Peace Foundation
Phone: (212) 947-1104

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming


International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.