Funding Priorities:


We grant to individuals and organizations who have an exceptional talent for helping young people feel fully alive through rhythm -- as expressed in music and dance.

Individuals:

We grant two-year fellowships to those who serve as a link to a world filled with more joy. You must reside in the United States to be eligible. Click here to see current and past Fellows.

Organizations:

Special consideration will be given to organizations in the Pacific Northwest committed to one or more of the following:
  • on-going skill building (a strong interest of the Jubilation Foundation)
  • working with children under 18-- the younger the better
  • involving experts working and playing with non-experts
  • working toward synchrony and inclusion
  • overcoming barriers related to race and class
  • building community
  • linking diverse groups
  • creating a ripple effect
  • involving mentors
  • creating foot stomping public performances in a party-like atmosphere
  • engendering flat out joy!

Special Projects:

We grant $250-2500 for special projects, including scholarships, research, instruments, equipment, and collaborations.


We do not fund:
  • professional performances where students are the audience
  • programs for religious purposes
  • theatrical productions without a commitment to joyful rhythm and movement
  • programs that require auditions
  • programs where mastery is the goal

Geographic Scope:

Individuals (Fellows): United States

Organizations: Washington and Oregon



Size of Grants:

Individuals (Fellows): $5,000/year for two years

Organizations: $2,000 to $10,000

Special Projects: $250 to $2500



Application Process

Our selection process takes about five months from deadline to notification.

For Fellows:
Nominations are due January 15.
You may nominate yourself or someone else.
Click here for an application.

For Organizations:
Letters of Intent (2 pages max) are due July 15.
Click here for an application.
If accepted, you'll receive instructions for a full proposal, due September 15.

For Special Projects:
Applications are accepted year-round, except January & July.
Click here for an application.


For more information, contact: info@jubilationfoundation.org




















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