Grant Partners

With excitement Chorus America shares the complete list of recipients of the 2022-24 Music Education Partnership Grants. Twenty community organizations from across the United States and Canada are receiving grants ranging from $20,000 - $50,000 annually to fund projects designed to increase access to choral music education and promote non-arts learning and cultural literacy while upholding the principles of access, diversity, equity, and inclusion.  Read our complete press release here.


British Columbia & Northwest U.S.

Pacific Youth Choir

Portland, Oregon

$35,000 to support Pacific Youth Choir's Neighborhood Choir Program for elementary students at Title I schools in Portland, Oregon.


Phoenix Chamber Choir 

Vancouver, British Columbia 

$25,000 to support the Phoenix Choral Experience, a program designed to spark conversation and inquiry around cultural appropriation versus cultural appreciation. 


Seattle Pro Musica 

Seattle, Washington

$50,000 to support the Composer Series Residencies, a series of workshops and performances featuring commissioned works by BIPOC-identifying composers. Learn more about Seattle Pro Musica here.


Vancouver Youth Choir

Vancouver, British Columbia 

$50,000 to support the KINDRED program, which provides newcomer families Indigenous music singing opportunities led by Indigenous leaders and youth mentors. Learn more about Vancouver Youth Choir here


Central Appalachia 

The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College 

Elkins, West Virginia 

$50,000 to support World Connections: Augusta in the Schools, a year-long world music singing course for 3rd-5th grade students in Elkins, West Virginia.


Bluefield Arts and Revitalization Corporation 

Bluefield, West Virginia 

$50,000 to support Music Across the Years, which provides opportunities for intergenerational singing in Bluefield, West Virginia.


LEAF Global Arts 

Asheville, North Carolina 

$50,000 to support Songs for Change, a series of multicultural guest artist residencies at WD Williams Elementary School and Owen Middle School in Buncombe, North Carolina resulting in the creation of a student-led recording and music video. Learn more about LEAF Global Arts here.


Macon County Schools

Franklin, North Carolina 

$50,000 to support a partnership between Macon County Youth & Children’s Choir and music programs in Macon County Schools.


Surry Arts Council 

Mount Airy, North Carolina 

$50,000 to support Surry County Sings, a weekly after-school program for elementary schools learning old-time Appalachian, African-American, and Latin-American music.


Voices in the Laurel 

Lake Junaluska, North Carolina 

$25,000 to support a cross-cultural community initiative featuring workshops, performances, and professional development for music educators.


Southwest U.S.

Bi-National Arts Institute 

Bisbee, Arizona 

$50,000 to support choral music classes at the El Centro Community Center and a Concert without Borders, focusing on music from migrants around the globe. Learn more about Bi-National Arts Institute here.


Desert Sounds Performing Arts, Inc. 

Mesa, Arizona 

$35,000 to support vocal training in the mariachi style for the Desert Sounds elementary school mariachi program.


Grand Vision Foundation 

Los Angeles, California 

$50,000 to support the expansion of the Roots of Music Program, a multicultural singing and music fundamentals curriculum for 4th graders in the L.A. Harbor area.


Phoenix Boys Choir  

Phoenix, Arizona 

$50,000 to support an in-school singing program for elementary schools in Creighton ESD, which embeds socio-emotional learning and culturally relevant repertoire.


Tucson Girls Chorus 

Tucson, Arizona 

$50,000 to support the TCG Engagement Choirs, which provide cross-cultural school and online-based learning for students in Tucson and the Tohono O'odham Nation reservation.


VOX Femina Los Angeles 

Los Angeles, California 

$30,000 to support a new music education program centered on singing for social justice which incorporates repertoire from the Justice Choir Songbook. Learn more about VOX Femina Los Angeles here.


Upper Midwest 

Border CrosSing 

St. Paul, Minnesota 

$50,000 to support performances and workshops celebrating Latinx music at schools with student populations that identify as Latinx. Learn more about Border CrosSing here.



St. Paul, Minnesota 

$50,000 to support performances and workshops to schools across urban and rural Minnesota by Nanilo, a women’s singing group specializing in Eastern European musical traditions.



Minneapolis, Minnesota 

$50,000 to support VocalEssence’s partnership with the Longfellow School for pregnant and parenting students, which provides opportunities for parents and children to sing together and connect with their culture.


The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 

$50,000 to support the Conservatory’s teaching artist and partnership with Hayes Bilingual Elementary School in Baron Park, Milwaukee.




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