Monterey Jazz Festival

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $165,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/22/2010
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
About the Grantee
Address
Post Office Box JAZZ
Monterey, CA 93942-0191
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
Known nationally and internationally for its influence on jazz in the United States and around the world, the Monterey Jazz Festival hosts three days of performances each September for 38,000 participants. In addition to the festival, Monterey Jazz Festival provides a slate of jazz education programs that provide learning, mentoring, and performance opportunities, most at no cost, for more than 3,000 middle and high school students each year.
for general operating support  
Monterey Jazz Festival is known nationally and internationally for its three days of performances each September for 38,000 participants. The festival’s consistent quality, access to the most renowned jazz musicians, longevity, and prestige uniquely position the organization to influence the perpetuation of jazz in America and around the world. It has created a slate of jazz education programs that provide exceptional learning, mentoring, and performance opportunities for more than 3,000 middle and high school students annually, most at no cost. Renewed support will allow the festival to continue its work building relationships with the local community and supporting arts education strategic planning efforts in Monterey County.

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