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


Due to the current situation with COVID-19, The ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Awards have been re-scheduled to take place in 2021.

Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson

Multi-Platinum Recording Artist & Activist Natalie Merchant and Groundbreaking Composer Francisco J. Núñez Receive Top Awards at 2019 ASCAP Foundation Honors in NYC

Inspiring event also honored The ASCAP Foundation’s 2019 scholarship recipients

THE ASCAP FOUNDATION HAS MOVED! Please update your records with our new address:

The ASCAP Foundation
250 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10107

All phone numbers and email addresses remain the same.

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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