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The Levitt AMP – Your City – Grant Awards
Levitt AMP is an exciting matching grant program bringing the joy of free, live music to small and mid-sized towns and cities across the country. Learn more about how to win a $25K matching grant.

CMA’s Classical Commissioning Program grants are made for commissioning fees, copying costs and ensemble rehearsal honoraria
Compositions must be written for small ensembles (2 to 10 musicians) performing one to a part, and may represent a diverse musical spectrum, including contemporary art music, world music, and works that include electronics. Commission fees range from $5,000 to $20,000. Applicants must be Chamber Music America members at the Organization level. The new composition must be performed by the ensemble a minimum of three times in the U.S. Program guidelines, online application and FAQs can be downloaded at the CMA website,  All CMA grant applications are submitted online. Webinars for grant applicants will take place on March 9 and 21 at 1:00 PM (Eastern).  Click on either of these dates to RSVP. Submissions must be received no later than Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time. For more information, contact Susan Dadian, Program Director, CMA Classical/Contemporary, (212) 242-2022, ext. 102

Program Solicitation: NEA Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge for High School Students
The purpose of this Program Solicitation is to select an organization to coordinate and administer the 2017-2018 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge for High School Students in conjunction with the NEA.
Complete program solicitation and instructions

ART WORKS Guidelines: Creativity Connects Projects
Creativity Connects is an initiative that shows how the arts contribute to the nation’s creative ecosystem, investigates how support systems for the arts are changing, explores how the arts can connect with other sectors that want and utilize creativity, and invests in innovative projects to spark new, collaborative ideas. Deadline to apply: May 4, 2017.
Grant program description

The Challenge America category offers support primarily to small and mid-sized organizations for projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations — those whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by geography, ethnicity, economics, or disability. Age alone (e.g., youth, seniors) does not qualify a group as underserved; at least one of the underserved characteristics noted above also must be present. Grants are available for professional arts programming and for projects that emphasize the potential of the arts in community development. Deadline to apply: April 13, 2017.
Grant program description

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