Where music grows.
The ASCAP Foundation is dedicated to nurturing the music talent of tomorrow, preserving the legacy of the past and sustaining the creative incentive for today's creators through a variety of educational, professional, and humanitarian programs and activities which serve the entire music community.
Nicole George-Middleton, ASCAP SVP of Membership, Adds New Role as Executive Director of The ASCAP Foundation
Apply for the 7th Annual ASCAP Foundation/Symphonic Jazz Orchestra Commissioning Prize
The winner will receive a $5,000 commission to compose a new work for the 68-member Symphonic Jazz Orchestra. The new work will be premiered by the SJO in 2022/23 and entered into its catalog of symphonic jazz commissions. Apply by August 16.
Acclaimed Composer Tania León and Latin Music Industry Leader Betsy Pérez Join The ASCAP Foundation Board of Directors
Watch The ASCAP Foundation Andrew A. Isen Songwriting Workshop and the Duke Ellington School of the Arts students
The ASCAP Foundation Announces 2021 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award Recipients
Nina Shekhar Receives The ASCAP Foundation Nissim Prize for Lumina
Ross S. Griffey is recognized with special distinction.
WATCH NOW: The ASCAP Foundation Honors 2020
A sensational night filled with performances and remarks to inspire, our virtual Foundation Honors ceremony celebrated our 2020 recipients while honoring the music legends and their families whose generosity continues to make it possible for a new generation of songwriters and composers to shine. Head on over to YouTube to watch the virtual event now.
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We benefit the entire music community with an ever-expanding series of awards, scholarships, career development workshops and humanitarian programs.
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