Grants: Articles & News

  • The NAMM Foundation Announces $675,000 in Grants to 28 Music-Making Programs

    Grants support the mission of the organization to serve music-making around the world.
  • SWIM Fund (Smart Women In Music Fund) NAMM Show Scholarship

    The SWIM Fund NAMM Show scholarship program seeks to support women with goals to connect, support and grow as professionals and leaders, and contribute to the development of the music products industry.
  • The NAMM Foundation Announces The Smart Women in Music (SWIM) Fund Scholarship Recipients

    The Smart Women in Music (SWIM) Fund Scholarship to attend The Summer NAMM Show, July 18-20, 2019.
  • The NAMM Foundation Announces The 2019 President’s Innovation Award Recipients

    The NAMM Foundation is recognizing 71 college music students with the organization’s prestigious President’s Innovation Award.
  • Grantee Spotlight: The Sphinx Organization

    The Sphinx Organization, first awarded a NAMM Foundation Music Making Grant in 2017, strives to transform lives through the power of diversity in the arts.
  • Grantee Spotlight: Music for All

    Music for All, the charity arm of the United Kingdom’s Music Industries Association, is a 11-year NAMM Foundation grantee that inspires more music makers through their outreach programs like Learn to Play Day and Make Music Day.
  • Grantee Spotlight: Dallas Wind Symphony

    The NAMM Foundation has partnered with the Dallas Wind Symphony for eight years, bolstering their outreach efforts and sponsoring students to attend the Dallas Winds summer Band Camp.
  • The NAMM Foundation Announces $675k in Music Making Grants to Twenty-Five Organizations

    The National Association of Music Merchants Foundation (NAMM) has announced that the organization will benefit 25 music making organizations to a total sum of $675,000. The beneficiaries hail from all corners of the world and while each is unique in the instruction and areas it serves, the beneficiaries share in the Foundation’s mission creating and supporting access to quality music education programs to inspire a life-long love of music making.
  • Grantee Spotlight: Coalition for Music Education in Canada

    The Coalition for Music Education in Canada, a 16-year NAMM Foundation Music Making Grantee, was founded in 1992 to improve the state of music education in Canada. The Coalition’s mission is to raise the awareness and understanding of the role that music education plays in Canadian culture, and to promote the benefits that music education brings to young people.
  • Grantee Spotlight: ANAFIMA

    ANAFIMA, Associação Nacional Da Indústria da Música, is the Brazilian music industry association that serves over 1,200 people annually across Brazil. A third-time NAMM Foundation grantee, ANAFIMA has utilized the grant to increase Brazil’s participation in Music Teaching Week, which aims to use education as an instrument to generate a passion for music, and Make Music Day.