The Mockingbird Foundation is now accepting inquiries for its 25th Round of competitive grants in music education for children. Inquiry submission will close August 1st at 11:59 p.m. PDT, successful inquiries will be invited to submit full proposals in October, and funding is anticipated by year-end.
Applicants are encouraged to read Mockingbird’s funding guidelines before applying. The link for submission of inquiries will be found near the end of those guidelines, though is also available here directly, as a URL as well as a QR code:
The Mockingbird Foundation is an all-volunteer, fan-founded and -managed 501c3 supporting music education for children. It is the leading provider of historical information about Phish and its music, having cultivated intellectual property through phish.net since 1994. A leading grantmaker in music education for children, the Foundation has now made 425 grants in all 50 states, totaling more than $1.4M. Funds for grants are generated through donations from a loyal base of fans, as well as through books, recordings, artwork, merchandise, and special events. The Foundation has been operated entirely by volunteer fans of the band, without any salaries or paid staff, since its inception in 1996.