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PURPOSE: To provide financial assistance, of up to $750, to MTNA Collegiate Chapters for the development of the chapter’s presence in the community through projects offering educational and professional development for chapter members. Collegiate Chapter Enrichment Grants support Pillar Two of the MTNA mission: “Sustain the Profession,” by supporting programs/activities designed to “ensure the long-term future of the profession.”

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Any MTNA Collegiate Chapter in good standing may apply.
  • Proposed projects must occur during the current school year (December 1, 2018–June 1, 2019).
  • Only one application per chapter should be submitted.
  • Final reports for any previous MTNA grants have been submitted.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 3:00 p.m., Eastern Time, November 2, 2018.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Projects should be creative and beneficial to any individuals rather than a small, specialized group. Suggested projects include:

  • Educational workshops for the development of musical skills in preparation for certification examinations
  • Projects promoting interaction between local associations and collegiate chapters, area colleges or other musical or arts organizations
  • Clinics, master classes, seminars

Projects do not need to fall into the categories above to be funded.

EVALUATION CRITERIA:

  • Quality (30 points)—Project is well thought out and demonstrates, supports or promotes professional development, continuing education or member enrichment.
  • Implementation (30 points)—Applicant demonstrates ability to successfully design and implement the project. This might include documented planning, leadership, financial management and/or timeline.
  • Benefit/Impact (40 points)—Applicant articulates how the Collegiate Chapter will benefit from the project and the impact that the project will have on the professional development of its members. Project will “sustain the profession” through professional development, continuing education or member enrichment.

INFORMATION NEEDED FOR APPLICATION:

  • Amount of funding requested
  • Brief description of proposed project (250 words max)
  • Description of how funds will be used (100 words max)
  • Dates of project (must fall between December 1, 2018 and June 1, 2019)
  • Description of project impact (250 words max).

Applications are no longer available.

Grant Applications Are Now Available

The MTNA Foundation Fund is committed to keeping America’s musical future alive for future generations through the Grants program. A variety of grants are available to MTNA members and non-members alike, as well as affiliate organizations.

Program Development Grant
Community Engagement Grant
Affiliate Enrichment Grant
Teacher Enrichment Grant