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IBMA Foundation 2020-2021 Year End Report

We’ve had a strong year at the IBMA Foundation. Over 440 donors shared in our work, with contributions totaling $329,811. In a season of continued uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges, we are more grateful than ever for the bluegrass music community and for those who choose to help us build a brighter future for bluegrass.

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Consider a gift of life insurance

Help the IBMA Foundation thrive with a gift of life insurance. If you have a life insurance policy that has outlasted its original purpose, consider making a gift of your insurance policy to the Foundation. You will not only support a cause you care about, but also...

Gabby Cameron wins Rosenberg Bluegrass Scholar Award

Gabby Cameron wins Rosenberg Bluegrass Scholar Award

Congratulations to Gabby Cameron, a MA Ethnomusicology student at the University of Maryland, who is the 2022 recipient of the IBMA Foundation’s Neil Rosenberg Bluegrass Scholar Award. Cameron’s presentation, titled “The Jewgrass Situation: An Examination of Nefesh...

IBMA Foundation awards eight college scholarships

Foundation awards eight college scholarships The IBMA Foundation is proud to announce the following recipients of college scholarships for the fall 2022 semester. Shane Austin from Fall Branch, Tennessee is the 2022 recipient of the Crandall Creek Scholarship for...

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...

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