GRAMMY Foundation

Mission

The GRAMMY Foundation was established in 1988 to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of recorded music to American culture — from the artistic and technical legends of the past to the still unimagined musical breakthroughs of future generations of music professionals. The Foundation accomplishes this mission through programs and activities that engage the music industry and cultural community as well as the general public. The Foundation works in partnership year-round with The Recording Academy to bring national attention to important issues such as the value and impact of music and arts education and the urgency of preserving our rich cultural heritage.

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 A total of 290 music teachers from 264 cities across 41 states have been announced as quarterfinalists for the Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation.

The GRAMMY Foundation Grant Program announced today that $300,000 in grants will be awarded to 20 recipients in the United States and Canada to help facilitate a range of research on a variety of subjects, as well as support a number of archiving and preservation programs.

 The GRAMMY Foundation announced today that 13 U.S. schools have been selected as GRAMMY Signature Schools for 2016 and have been awarded cash grants totaling $61,000.

Music industry camp will feature tracks in Performance, Music Journalism, Video Production, and Music Business.

Phillip Riggs of North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics in Durham, N.C., has been announced as the recipient of the third annual Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation.

Seventh annual GRAMMY Foundation event is presented by Ford Motor Company Fund.

The GRAMMY Foundation has selected 32 talented high school students from across the United States have been selected for the 2016 GRAMMY Camp — Jazz Session representing 29 cities and 15 states. The students will travel to Los Angeles or a weeklong musical adventure. Two former GRAMMY Camp students will be joining as members of the GRAMMY in the Schools Media Team to document the GRAMMY Week experience for the GRAMMY Foundation's social media platforms.