THE 2019 GRANT CYCLE IS OPEN UNTIL MAY 1ST, 2019
We fund the performance and recording of contemporary music by Northeast Ohio composers
The Bascom Little Fund is a charitable trust created for the promotion of new contemporary music by Northeast Ohio composers through concerts, publications, recordings, and more.
Only 501(c)(3) public charities will be considered for funding. Composers and ensembles must work with partner organizations (501(c)(3) with that status.
Fiscal sponsorship refers to the practice of non-profit organizations offering their legal and tax-exempt status to groups—typically projects—engaged in activities related to the sponsoring organization's mission.
Composers must currently reside in the Northeast Ohio Area.
Special consideration will be given to applications indicating other financial support.
The Bascom Little Fund does not fund the commission of new works.
Explore previously funded organizations for an overview of projects.
Award Announcements will be made in writing by June 30. Funding decisions will be made by a peer panel chosen by the Fund. The following criteria will be applied in evaluating grant proposals:
Artistic quality and professionalism of the ensemble and its repertoire.
Commitment to the performance of contemporary music over a substantial period of time.
Demonstrated financial ability to carry a season or project to completion.
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