Music is a universal language that has the power to bring people together as well as evoke emotions. Whether it’s a catchy pop song or a classical masterpiece, it can inspire, comfort, uplift, and even heal. So, it’s amazing how something as simple as a melody or a rhythm can have such a profound impact on our lives.
In addition, with the advancements in technology, we now have access to an endless variety of music at our fingertips. From streaming services to digital music libraries, we can enjoy music anytime, anywhere, and in any genre. Not only can music improve someone’s mood for the better, but it also has many health benefits. For example, music therapy can be an important part of treating pain and illness. Furthermore, it has been proven to be beneficial to introduce children to music at a young age.
Musicians and music programs run by businesses and nonprofit organizations are in constant need of funding. So, applying for grants can be one way to help keep the music playing for communities in need. Aimed at more traditional forms of music, each of these 10 grant opportunities on GrantWatch can help!
10 Music Grants Currently Available
- Award of $50,000 to a musician to recognize outstanding contributions to orchestral Jewish music.
- Canada individual professional artists can apply for grants of $2,000 for career advancement activities.
- Individuals for grants for scholarly research related to music.
- A $2,000 award is open to musician or musical scholar for contributions to the field of historical music.
- U.S. orchestras, ensembles, performing organizations, presenters and individuals can apply for grants to perform classical American music.
- Canada businesses, groups and individuals can apply for grants as they create new musical works.
- There are grants available for innovative programs related to music and projects that address hearing impairment.
- Up to $5,000 in grant funding is available for workshops and music programs that support eligible amateur musicians.
- Grants to U.S. nonprofit organizations and K-12 schools to equip music programs with musical instruments.
- Finally, grants are available to increase equity in the arts with an emphasis on classical music.