Music Event Fund FAQs

What is the average Music Event Fund award amount?

Awards range from $500 to $5,000. The maximum request amount is $5,000.

Do you provide event sponsorship for organizations that are not 501(c)(3) public charities?

No. Music Event Fund applicants must be 501(c)(3) public charity organizations.

Do I need to supply a new Music Event Fund application each year for my event?

Yes. The information is required each year. The required application materials may change from year to year, so be sure to use current materials. General solicitations will be returned to the sender with a request to complete a current application. The process is selective, so funding one year does not guarantee future funding.

Is there a limit to the number of years an organization can apply for event sponsorship?

No. Organizations may apply every year.

How many times per year may I apply?

There is no limit to the number of times you may apply.

Will Bohemian Foundation consider an in-kind donation for a silent auction?


Is there a deadline for Music Event Fund consideration?

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis but must be received at least 90 days prior to the event.

How soon will I receive notification of whether or not my organization will receive funding?

We respond to applicants within 30 days of receiving a complete Music Event Fund application. Please be aware of this processing time when submitting your application, so that you will have received a decision from us in advance of your deadlines for publicity materials.

My organization is planning a benefit concert — is this eligible for Music Event Fund consideration?