GRAMMY Foundation News

February 9, 2017 -- 

Keith Hancock of Tesoro High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., has been announced as the recipient of the 2017 Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation.

February 6, 2017 -- 

The winners of the 2017 Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition have been announced and will be awarded at the 19th annual Entertainment Law Initiative Luncheon & Scholarship Presentation to take place on Feb. 10 during GRAMMY Week.

February 6, 2017 -- 

A group of talented high school musicians representing the 2017 GRAMMY Camp — Jazz Session will be joined by special guest performers Aloe Blacc and KING for GRAMMY In The Schools Live!, an official GRAMMY Week event taking place at the The Novo by Microsoft in Los Angeles on Feb. 9.

February 6, 2017 -- 

On Feb. 8, 10–11, courtesy of Capitol Studios, 2017 GRAMMY Camp — Jazz Session participants will record an album, GRAMMY Jazz 25.

January 11, 2017 -- 

The 19th annual Entertainment Law Initiative Luncheon & Scholarship Presentation will take place on Feb. 10 during GRAMMY Week 2017, and will feature a keynote address by Marc Geiger, head of music/partner at William Morris Endeavor. Elliot Groffman, a partner at Carroll, Guido & Groffman LLP, will be the recipient of the 2017 ELI Service Award.

December 8, 2016 -- 

A total of 10 music teachers from 10 cities across seven states have been announced as finalists for the Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation. 

December 8, 2016 -- 

The GRAMMY Foundation  announced that 32 talented high school students from across the United States have been selected for the 2017 GRAMMY Camp — Jazz Session. Their selection launches them into the spotlight surrounding the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards, and provides them with unparalleled opportunities to perform for some of music's biggest names.

November 29, 2016 -- 

The GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares invite the public to support their work on #GivingTuesday, a campaign to create a national day of giving on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Nov. 29.

December 5, 2016 -- 

The deadline for the seventh annual GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares Teens Make Music Contest has been extended through Dec. 9. Young musicians ages 14–18 can enter their original song or music video that celebrates life above the influence or brings attention to the real-life consequences of substance abuse to win tickets to the 59th GRAMMY Awards, among other prizes.

October 21, 2016 -- 

A total of 25 music teachers from 25 cities across 16 states have been announced as semifinalists for the Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation.

October 13, 2016 -- 

The GRAMMY Foundation will host Living Histories Live: An Evening With Iggy Pop And Don Was, an up-close-and-personal live experience for the public highlighting the musical contributions of Pop and Was for the GRAMMY Foundation's Living Histories archive.

September 12, 2016 -- 

Support the GRAMMY Foundation by bidding on items in a special fall GRAMMY Charity Online Auction, including music memorabilia, tickets and experiences. The auction runs from 4 p.m. PT on Sept. 16 through 4 p.m. PT on Sept. 26

August 15, 2016 -- 

From now through Sept. 7, for every pair of Converse sneakers sold at participating Journeys locations, Journeys and Converse will collectively donate a dollar to the GRAMMY Foundation to support music and arts education in schools across the country.

August 15, 2016 -- 

Bid now for your chance to attend George Strait's sold-out show in Las Vegas and get a signed hat.

June 22, 2016 -- 

Singer/songwriter Halsey has teamed up with the GRAMMY Foundation and Prizeo to give her fans the chance to win a movie night with her in Los Angeles.

May 10, 2016 -- 

 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.

April 5, 2016 -- 

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.

March 17, 2016 -- 

 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.

March 14, 2016 -- 

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

February 10, 2016 -- 

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.