Private Funder: Fender Music Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation awards; Funding Focus: Music instruction; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Schools and nonprofits; Funding: Instruments; Deadline: Rolling.
Summary: The intent of the proposed program must be music instruction, not music appreciation or entertainment; participants/students cannot be professional or career musicians. The organization awards acoustic guitars, electric guitars, acoustic-electric guitars, bass guitars and the equipment necessary to play these instruments. However, other traditional music instruments are sometimes available. Traditional instruments include string instruments, woodwind instruments, brass instruments, percussion instruments and keyboards. No cash grants are awarded.