Only 501(c)(3) organizations will be considered for funding.
The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc. was founded in 1969 as a section 501(c)(3) foundation, following a directive and initial donation by Louis Armstrong. Funding for the Foundation comes from the use and exploitation of Armstrong’s intellectual properties. To qualify an organization must be involved in programs that meet the goals of The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc.: perpetuating the legacies of Louis and Lucille Armstrong through (Jazz) music education programs such as performance training, master classes, workshops and lectures. The Foundation also provides scholarships to educational institutions through special programs.
The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc. will, on occasion, consider use of a Fiscal agent.
LETTER OF INTENT (LOI)
The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc. was created by Louis Armstrong to support music education. Special consideration is given to Jazz music education programs that showcase Louis Armstrong‘s music, life and legacy. Priority is given to funding for specific projects and programs incorporating well defined objectives, timetables and broad public benefits. New Grant Applications (NGA) are usually given for a period of time not exceeding one year. An applicant may apply any number of consecutive years if invited. Long-term projects will usually require evaluation for further funding. Capital projects are rarely considered.
The Foundation requires completion of the Letter of Intent (LOI) form stating the intent of your request to submit a full proposal.
For LAEF Fiscal Year July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024
Letters of Intent will be accepted Midnight (12am) Monday, November 7, 2022 through 11:59:59PM Friday, January 13, 2023
If approved, notification and invitation to the New Grant Application (NGA) will be emailed no later than Friday, February 17, 2023.
Applicants invited to submit a New Grant Application (NGA) must submit their application by Monday, March 17, 2023 11:59:59.
Following the submission of the Letter of Intent, you will receive an auto reply. We will contact you if you are selected to submit a full grant application. If you do not receive an auto reply notice your application has not been registered or received.
For LAEF Fiscal Year July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024:
Grant Renewal Applications (GRA) are only accepted Midnight (12am) Monday, January 2, 2023 through 11:59:59PM Friday, March 3, 2023.
If funded, a Final Report is required for LAEF Fiscal Year July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024. A report must be submitted no later than Friday, December 29, 2023. If your awarded program is completed by this date, this report will serve as your Final Report. If your awarded program takes place after this date, you must submit a brief interim report on December 29, 2023 as well as a Final Report three (3) months after completion of your awarded program.
Notification of Awards will be sent by letter on or before June 30, 2023.
Following the submission of the Grant Renewal Application, you will receive an auto reply. We will contact you regarding our decision on or before June 30, 2023. If you do not receive an auto reply notice your application has not been registered or received.
Any questions regarding the Grant Process should be emailed to email@example.com
The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 287464
New York, NY 10128
10 East 40th Street - Suite 2710
New York, NY 10016
The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc. owns the intellectual rights and trademarks to license the use of Louis Armstrong™, Satchmo™ and Wonderful World™
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