Eighteen Music Organizations to Receive $1.1 Million from the Philadelphia Music Project

(6-8-10) In May, the Philadelphia Music Project (PMP), a program of the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, announced grants totaling $1.1 million to Philadelphia-area arts organizations. PMP makes annual awards to organizations "whose adventurous programming and imaginative approaches to engaging audiences—through both performance and education—advance Philadelphia's role as a vital center for musical innovation." Project grants also provide direct support to area musicians and composers.

Since its start in 1989, PMP has funded 297 project grants, a total investment of more that $13 million. Proposals are evaluated through a competitive peer panel process.

Read the press release here.