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GRANT OPPORTUNITY: Composer Assistance Program

Composer Assistance Program
American Music Center
Deadline: 10-17-2011

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Direct assistance is available to composers to help them realize their music in performance.

Grants are project-based. There must be a specific work (or works) associated with the request. There must also be a specific event associated with the work, such as a performance or reading.

The American Music Center awards a total of approximately $100,000 annually to composers through this program. The maximum one-time grant is $5,000. Most grants are between $1,000 and $2,000. Grants to a single composer are limited to a total of $10,000 during that composer’s lifetime.

American composers who are members in good standing of the American Music Center at the time of application may apply. Only individuals are eligible to receive funding through this program. Organizations, performers, presenters, or ensembles are not eligible to apply.

Contact: Jennifer Clarke, Grants Manager
Phone: 212.366.5260, ext. 29

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