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Latin Music Research Grant and Latin Music Preservation Grant

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals, Nonprofits, and
Cultural Organizations to Research and Preserve Latin Music

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Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation (LGCF)

Deadline Date:

11/20/20 11:59 PM EST

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, cultural institutions, and individuals for scholarly and historical research, archiving, and preservation of information about genres of Latin music. Funding is also intended to support anthropology and documentation of music traditions and Latin American folklore. Promoting results of scholarly research, and documenting and preserving information about Latin music genres should be the main focus of the projects.

Grants offered by the Foundation fall into one of two categories:

  • Research Grants fund projects that are interested in historical research, anthropology, documentation of music traditions and Latin American folklore.
  • Preservation Grants support projects advance the archiving and preservation heritage of Latin music genres.

Projects are encouraged from around the world that advance the archiving and preservation heritage of Latin music genres from the following twentyfour countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador , El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, the United States, Uruguay and Venezuela 

Preservation Grants may fund:

  • Preservation of original, pre-existing media and source material
  • Projects of historical, artistic, and cultural Latin music significance
  • Archiving projects including rescue, organization, and access to pre-existing media and materials 

For both types of grants, collections that have broad public accessibility (i.e. available at no cost via internet and or/radio or television) will generally be given priority over projects that have limited public access (i.e. solely available on site at no cost or by appointment). Funding requests for project with no public access leading only to commercial release will rarely be considered, but will be evaluated for the collection’s historical significance and/or uniqueness.

Examples of equipment that are considered “supplies” and eligible for funding: DVD-R/CD-R, tapes and cases, replacement tape heads/fuses and archival boxes.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153344

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $5,000

Term of Contract:

Projects may span a maximum time period of twelve months and cannot overlap with previous awarded projects. Preferred start dates are between February 2020 – April 2020

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The LGCF awards grants to projects presented by scholars, cultural institutions, and nonprofit organizations worldwide for the research and preservation of Latin music genres.

The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation does not fund:
-The Latin Recording Academy and the Recording Academy Chapters, Trustees, Governors, Officers, Staff and related organizations or persons.
-GRAMMY Museum or its Staff Projects
-Organizations or individuals who discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin, disability or age
-Research projects that are not based on Latin music genres
-Regular ongoing business activities of individual/corporate applicant
-Projects promoting advocacy issues or political candidates.
-A single organization or individual awarded for more than three consecutive years*
-Proposals for commercial purposes (such as CD reissue or textbook/AV package)
-Purchase or repairs of musical instruments*
-Maintenance or upgrading of computer systems
-Competitions or any expense associated with competitions
-Work towards academic degree
-Music education or in-residence programs
-Tuition
-Endowments and fundraising
-Buildings and facilities
-Marketing, publicity, design costs
-Projects where copyright status is unknown

Purchase or repairs of equipment that LGCF covers: An item is considered equipment by the LGCF if it meets all of the following conditions:
- It has a normal useful life of at least four years
- It is more feasible to repair than to replace, if a part is lost or worn out
- It represents an investment which makes it feasible to maintain inventory
-It does not lose its identity through incorporation into a different or more complex unit
- It retains its original shape and appearance with use
- Costs more than $500 USD.

Examples of equipment not funding the purchase of: playback equipment for tape/disc, computers, printers, servers, recording equipment such as analog to digital converters, storage systems such as RAID arrays, and shelving.

Pre-Application Information:

The application process will start on September 15th, 2020. All applications are due November 20th, 2020, 11:59 p.m. EST.

All applicants will be notified by email the last week of January 2021 with the results. Winners will be also announced the last week of January 2021 on this page.

Contact Information:

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

Application: https://lgcf.fluidreview.com/

The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation
3470 NW 82nd Avenue, Suite 700
Miami, FL 33122

Email: lgcf@grammy.com

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