Grant Programs

The ACMP Foundation awards grants to foster the playing of chamber music for pleasure by people of all ages and skill levels from all over the world. Since its founding in 1993, the ACMP Foundation has awarded over 3,000 grants totaling over $4 million dollars for ongoing programs and special projects promoting participatory chamber music activities worldwide. ACMP grant recipients include workshop presenters, nonprofit organizations, regional and national institutions, individuals, and ensembles. The ACMP Foundation does not require non-profit/charity status for grantees (501c3 in the U.S.).

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Workshops and Community Music Programs

Apply for funding for your workshops and community programs for amateur musicians of all ages. Grants are awarded to programs offering active participatory chamber music experiences to adult amateurs and children.

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Home Coaching

The Home Coaching program encourages musicians who meet regularly as a group to engage a professional coach in order to gain musical insight, develop efficient rehearsal skills and exchange musical ideas.

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ACMP awards up to $500 to individuals or organizations towards expenses for public Play-Ins. A Play-In is a participatory chamber music event, where all in attendance bring their instruments and play chamber music for pleasure in small and large ensembles.

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Just Play

ACMP awards up to $300 to help chamber music ensembles showcase work they have rehearsed and prepared in an informal concert setting. All players in the ensemble must be members of ACMP with a profile in the Directory of Chamber Musicians.

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ACMP awards grants of up to $500 to membership organizations to present concerts that provide performance opportunities for multiple adult amateur chamber music ensembles.

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