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GRAMMY grants

Dear List - 

I was sent the enclosed message for the list.  It describes some grants
made by the GRAMMY foundation to support research on the impact of music
on the human condition.


Date:    Tue, 15 Aug 2006 12:13:34 -0700
From:    "Kristin Murphy" <KristinM@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: GRAMMY grants

The GRAMMY Foundation's grant program will dedicate $650,000 in grant
funds for its 2007 awards cycle. The program supports scientific
research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition,
such as the links between music study and early childhood development,
the effects of music therapy and the medical and occupational well being
of music professionals, as well as, archiving and preservation projects
that safeguard the history of recorded sound related to music in the
Americas. The application is currently available online and the deadline
to submit applications is Oct. 2, 2006.

Application guidelines can be found at:

Past recipients can be found at:
http://www.grammy.com/GRAMMY_Foundation/Grants/Grant_Recipients/ (scroll
down to see research recipients)

The GRAMMY Foundation's Grant Program is generously funded by The
Recording Academy(r). Now in its 18th year, the GRAMMY Foundation Grant
Program has awarded more than $2 million to approximately 200 noteworthy
projects. The Grant Program administers grants annually to organizations
and individuals to support efforts that advance the archiving and
preservation of the music and recorded sound heritage of the Americas
for future generations, as well as research projects related to the
impact of music on the human condition. Recipients are determined based
on criteria such as merit, uniqueness of project and the ability to
accomplish intended goals.

Please forward on to any lists or other interested parties.

Thank you,

Kristin Murphy
Grant Program Coordinator

The GRAMMY Foundation / MusiCares Foundation
www.grammyfoundation.com <http://www.grammyfoundation.com/>
www.musicares.com <http://www.musicares.com/>

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Santa Monica, CA 90405
kristinm@xxxxxxxxxx <mailto:kristinm@xxxxxxxxxx>

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