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IBMA Foundation 2019-2020 Year End Report

We’ve had a strong year at the IBMA Foundation. Over 400 donors shared in our work, with contributions totaling more than $70,000. In a season of uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic and other national 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 by supporting the IBMA Foundation.

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Applications for Arnold Shultz Fund grants due January 31

Applications for Arnold Shultz Fund grants due January 31

The IBMA Foundation has announced that Arnold Shultz Fund applications for grants to qualified activities, scholarships, or programs are due January 31, 2021. The application may be downloaded here. In June 2020, the IBMA Foundation established the Arnold Shultz Fund...

Z Mandolins to support IBMA Bluegrass College Scholarship

Z Mandolins to support IBMA Bluegrass College Scholarship

Cleveland, Ohio-based instrument manufacturer Z Mandolins has donated $24,000---$1,000 from each of its limited run of 24 handcrafted, carbon-fiber mandolins---to support the funding of two scholarship programs. The IBMA Bluegrass College Scholarship will benefit one...

IBMA Foundation launches new website November 2

IBMA Foundation launches new website November 2

The IBMA Foundation is proud to announce the launch of a new website at https://bluegrassfoundation.org/ this month. “I am really pleased with the Foundation’s beautiful new website,” said IBMA Foundation president/board chair, Fred Bartenstein. “There’s lots of...

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