Talented musicologists and educational institutions will receive a total of $20,000
for research and preservation of Latin music
MIAMI (JAN. 23, 2020)—The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® announced today the winners of its Research and Preservation Grant program. This program provides grants to music institutions, nonprofit organizations, musicologists, and researchers around the world who are enhancing and preserving Latin music heritage. This year, an eclectic group of institutions and scholars will receive this support. The four grants, with a maximum value of $5,000 USD each, support diverse initiatives: The Preservation Grants fund the archiving and preservation of Latin music and its unique customs, while the Research Grants support projects that emphasize historical and anthropological research, in addition to documenting traditions and Latin folklore.
"Our Research and Preservation Grant program continues to grow, and we are very proud to provide assistance to a very diverse group of recipients throughout Latin America," said Manolo Díaz, Sr. Vice President, Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation. "This year the diversity of the projects is very interesting, and I am sure they will contribute to the international cultural legacy of Latin music."
Awarded preservation grants:
Awarded research grants:
A committee of experts from Latin America, the Iberian Peninsula, and the United States selected the recipients among numerous qualified candidates. Since its inception in 2015 to date, the program has awarded more than $120,000 USD in grants to support projects, one of which received a Latin GRAMMY® and GRAMMY® Award.
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The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation was established by The Latin Recording Academy® to promote international awareness and appreciation of the significant contributions of Latin music and its makers to the world’s culture, and to protect its rich musical legacy and heritage. The Foundation's primary charitable focus is to provide scholarships to students interested in Latin music, as well as grants to scholars and organizations worldwide for research and preservation of diverse Latin music genres. Take action in supporting our mission by donating today via our Facebook page. For additional information, please visit us at www.latingrammyculturalfoundation.com. For the latest news and exclusive content, follow us at @latingrammyfdn on Twitter and Instagram, and Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation on Facebook.
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