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.
The ASCAP Foundation Names Recipients of 2021 Morton Gould Young Composer Awards
Apply for The 52nd Annual ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Awards
A monetary prize will be awarded to the highest rated published articles on the subject of music and recording liner notes. Deadline to submit works is June 4, 2021.
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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