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Grant Application Process

We are NOW accepting applications for the 2024 GRANTS IN MUSIC.
Applications are due January 16, 2024.
Download the 2024 Grant Information document to get started.
Please click this link to complete the online application.
All 2023 grant recipients organizations must also complete
the grant report form attached here.

2024 Grant Information

2023 Grant

Report Form

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SSMA increased our Symphoria sponsorship to $25,000 for the 23-24 season.

These funds underwrite the Holiday Pops concerts in December, the Casual concert in March, and the 3 concert Kids Series. 

23 in '23
The SSMA awarded funds totaling $56,200

to these 23 Central New York music organizations for 2023.
The largest to date, SSMA is proud of its over $75,000 in support.

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SSMA Grants Support Music Education

  • CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

    • Training and mentoring youth in a pre-professional apprenticeship

  • Symphoria Youth Orchestra

    • Tuition assistance for student musicians with financial need

  • Syracuse Children’s Theatre

    • Tuition assistance for students in foster care and from low-income families

  • Symphoria Artists in Residence for 3rd Grade Literacy

    • Help 3rd graders transition from “learning to read” to “reading to learn.” In- school curriculum with the Symphoria String Quartet includes introduction to instrument lessons

  • Brady Faith Center

    • Summer music lessons in singing and drumming for urban children and youth

  • Society for New Music

    • Development of student composers thru the Rising Stars Concert, the Composers in the Schools, and the Young Composers Corner

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