Where music grows.

Our mission

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 mission

The ASCAP Foundation Partners with the Newport Jazz Festival®

Herb Alpert Award winner David Leon to perform at festival’s Storyville Stage

Choral Music Composer Morten Lauridsen, Jazz Composer Maria Schneider And Broadway’s Pasek & Paul Among Honorees At The 2016 ASCAP Foundation Honors

The ASCAP Foundation “Songwriters: The Next Generation” Showcases ASCAP Artists at The Kennedy Center

Wilder Adkins, Žan Tetičkovič, Ben & Katie Marshall of Paperwhite, and Laurin Talese will perform on the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Win Oscar for Best Original Song

Broadway duo and ASCAP Foundation honorees win Academy Award for "City of Stars" from La La Land

The ASCAP Foundation programs

We benefit the entire music community with an ever-expanding series of awards, scholarships, career development workshops and humanitarian programs.

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