Country Music Association (CMA) Foundation State Music Education Advocacy Grant (2022-2023)

country musicThe Country Music Association (CMA) Foundation understands the need to create advocacy resources at the state level. Guided by the generosity of the Country Music community, the CMA Foundation focuses on improving and sustaining music education programs everywhere, while supporting worthwhile causes important to the Country Music Association. Since its inception, the CMA Foundation has given more than $27 million to organizations enhancing the lives of students through the power of music.

CMA has partnered with NAfME to administer the State Music Education Association Advocacy Grants. These grants support the work of our state MEAs by augmenting existing advocacy initiatives and creating new advocacy opportunities. In 2021- 3 state MEAs were awarded grants to aid their advocacy efforts.   

Please find the application criteria and questions below, as well as the informational presentation hosted on February 17, 2022. 

The application process open March 1, 2022 and closes May 1, 2022.

CMA Foundation State Advocacy Grant Criteria

CMA Foundation State Advocacy Grant Questions

February 17th Informational Presentation (Recording) *Although this is a Dropbox link, you can view the link without a Dropbox sign in. Click the “X” when you receive a prompt to “Save for Later.” 

February 17th Informational Presentation (PowerPoint)