Key Change Grants for young people

Posted by on November 17, 2008

Do Something and Grammy Foundation Invite Young People to Use Music to Improve Communities

Deadline: December 15, 2008

Do Something ( and the Grammy Foundation ( are offering a total of $25,000 in Key Change Grants to young people who have an idea  or existing project that uses music to make a difference in their local and/or global community.

To be eligible, the applicant must be 19 years of age or under, and must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen. The project must be youth-led and -driven, creative, and demonstrate an original idea for solving problems and creating change. Projects must also strive toward tangible results and measurable impact, focus on problems in communities, and — whether one-time event or ongoing program — must promote diversity and seek to make lasting change in the target community.

Five Grand Prize Winners will receive a $3,000 community action grant and an all-expense paid trip to the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 8, 2009. Twenty first prize winners will receive community action grants of $500 each.

See the Do Something Web site for complete program guidelines.

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