Foundation / Corporation
Mortimer and Mimi Levitt Foundation
06/30/22 5:00 PM PDT
Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations to present professional music concert series in small to medium-sized cities and towns. The public spaces in which the concerts are to take place must be outdoors, easily accessible to a wide range of socioeconomic groups, and have a lawn-like setting with no fixed seating. The entire music series must be free to the public and represent a diverse range of music genres.
Each Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series takes place over a minimum of 10–12 consecutive weeks, between late spring and early fall. Each Levitt AMP Music Series features a musically diverse lineup of high-caliber entertainment.
Each Levitt AMP Music Series must present a broad range of music genres throughout the series. The concert series should be inclusive of all music tastes, providing the opportunity for the community to experience a variety of music performances. To celebrate local traditions and history, opening acts may be programmed to highlight a specific music genre.
Applicants should book the Levitt AMP Music Series so that it includes a variety of local, regional and national talent featuring a range of music genres, from acclaimed, emerging musicians to seasoned, award-winning artists.
To ensure each grantee is positioned for success, grantees receive a Levitt AMP Toolkit containing valuable resources, such as: sample artist contract; sample press release; hosted page on the Levitt AMP website; eblast and social media templates; list of talent managers and music agents from across the country; sample sponsorship packet; consultation with staff at the national Levitt Foundation, and more.
GrantWatch ID#: 174677
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The Levitt Foundation awards three-year matching grants of $30,000 per year, for a total grant award of $90,000.
Applicants that advance to the Voting Period will receive a grant from Levitt in the amount of $1,500 to support their efforts participating in the Voting Period.
- Each grantee receives a three-year matching grant. The “AMP Awards Period” begins April 18, 2022 and ends October 31, 2025.
- Each Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series takes place over a minimum of 10–12 consecutive weeks, between late spring and early fall. The Concert Series Period begins on April 1 and ends October 31 each year.
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