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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.
Acclaimed Composer Tania León and Latin Music Industry Leader Betsy Pérez Join The ASCAP Foundation Board of Directors
Nina Shekhar Receives The ASCAP Foundation Nissim Prize for Lumina
Ross S. Griffey is recognized with special distinction.
Next Generation of Concert Music Talent Honored with 2020 Morton Gould Young Composer Awards
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.
Renee Stahl and Jeremy Toback Receive the 2020 ASCAP Foundation Joe Raposo Children’s Music Award
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