New policy for designated donations

We are delighted that people are finding so many creative ways to use the IBMA Foundation! In the last two years, the number of grant programs, scholarships, awards and instrument donations has mushroomed. We operate with a lean and efficient part-time staff—Nancy...
Sacramento, CA banjo build recap

Sacramento, CA banjo build recap

By Hannah Mayree, The Black Banjo Reclamation Project The weekend of April 29—May 1 marked the third banjo building event produced by the Black Banjo Reclamation Project. To date, we have facilitated trainings and provided technical assistance for over 30 Black...

Board member and officer elections announced

The IBMA Foundation board is pleased to announce the addition of two new members beginning July 1, 2022. Lillian Werbin is co-owner of Elderly Instruments, a fretted instrument retailer and haven for musicians, located in Lansing, Michigan. Lillian is passionate about...