To foster the understanding and appreciation of music in the Allentown, Pennsylvania area, and the education of music students and musicians of the community.
Arts, culture, and humanities
Grant awards are limited to programs supporting the understanding and appreciation of music, and the education of music students and musicians of the Allentown, Pennsylvania community.
Allentown, Pennsylvania and surrounding area.
Types of support
Music education and programs that foster the understanding and appreciation of music.
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
The Bessie S. Graham Music Fund provides grants for programs supporting the understanding and appreciation of music, and the education of music students and musicians of the Allentown, Pennsylvania community.
- To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
- Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.
Average grant size: $500 to $20,000
Average number of grants per year: 10
Application period and deadlines
Applications are accepted year round. Applications must be submitted by January 31 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that occurs in March.
Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission.
Required agreements and reports
Periodic progress reports may be required for funded projects.
About the Foundation
The Bessie S. Graham Music Fund was established by Mrs. Graham out of her desire to support the promotion of music and musicians in her native community of Allentown, Pennsylvania. Mrs. Graham’s trust fund seeks to foster the understanding and appreciation of music among the citizens of the community, as well as to help support music students and musicians in the city of Allentown and the surrounding area. Mrs. Graham passed away in 1973.