Foundation / Corporation
The Presser Foundation
Grants of up to $30,000 to Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania nonprofit music organizations in eligible locations to advance music appreciation in new ways or to new communities. Funding may be used for milestone celebrations, innovative projects, and unique or first-time collaborations among music organizations. Eligible organizations are located in one of the four above-mentioned states and within a 75-mile radius of Philadelphia.
Special Project grants will be given to music organizations for:
For the 2021-22 fiscal year, the Committee will consider proposals for planning grants up to $5,000 for efforts to center racial equity within music organizations.
Considering the Foundation’s Social Justice Statement and Values, proposals will be judged on:
GrantWatch ID#: 174138
Grants are typically between $5,000 and $30,000 annually. Grant contributions will not exceed 50% of the Special Project’s budget.
Multi-year requests will be considered and should be submitted for projects that are greater than a year in duration. Second grants for subsequent years of a project will not be considered.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Teresa Rodgers, Executive Director
The Presser Foundation
1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Organizations that are in Pennsylvania (including Harrisburg), New Jersey, Delaware, or Maryland and are within a 75-mile radius of Philadelphia are eligible to apply.
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