Platinum Music Award

Awards to New Mexico Nonprofits, Individuals, or Musicians
for Extraordinary Contributions to the State's Music Industry

GrantWatch ID#: 176379
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New Mexico Music Commission (NMMC)

11/01/16 12:00 PM

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Awards to New Mexico nonprofits, businesses, individuals, or musicians to recognize outstanding contributions made to the State's music scene. All nominees must be music supporters or living musicians. The purpose of the award is to acknowledge the role that the music industry plays in the cultural life and economic success of New Mexico. Nominees should demonstrate lifetime achievement in their musical idiom or have made significant or distinguished contributions to music in the State.

Eligible nominees include musicians from any musical genre, music educators, advocates, or patrons who were born in New Mexico or have established residence in the State at some point in their life; and/or music-related businesses, nonprofits, and foundations.


Musicians, individuals, or organizations that have made significant and outstanding contributions to the music industry are eligible to receive the award. This includes:

- Musicians from any musical genre who have made significant and outstanding achievements in music.

- Individuals who have made a significant contribution to New Mexico’s music community. These individuals can be music educators, music advocates, or music patrons.

- Organizations, businesses, nonprofits, or foundations that demonstrate outstanding support for the state’s music industry.

An individual is ineligible to receive a Platinum Award if they are: a candidate for or currently serving public office, a New Mexico Music Commissioner, an employee of the Department of Cultural Affairs, or related to a member of these organizations.

Public announcement of awardees: January 16, 2017.

Awards ceremony: March 10, 2017 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe

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

Send nomination form to:

New Mexico Music Commission Platinum Awards
407 Galisteo St.
Suite 270
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Fax: 505-827-6043

Thomas Goodrich, Music Commission Administrator
Phone: 505-827-6454

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