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Friends of String Academy of Wisconsin Advised Fund Inc

 Greater Milwaukee Foundation named fund: String Academy of Wisconsin Advised Fund  

Grant Eligibility Guidelines and Application Instructions

  Grants will be given on the combined basis of: 

  1. Scholarship need

  2. Merit:  based upon submitted Video (include examples of teaching and student performances) 

 (30 minute (total) maximum length) 



  1. You must be a 501(c)3 organization             

  2. An Alum of The String Academy of Wisconsin or UW-Milwaukee’s String Pedagogy, Masters degree or SAW Summer Teacher workshops must be a member of your faculty.


 One Grant Cycle per fiscal year.  

 2024-2025 year Grants are limited up to $10,000 each.


 Application Process: 

            Application can be found on-line at Website address:

                       1. Download and complete forms for Application and Project Budget. 

                       2.  Prepare a video and upload as unlisted on YouTube.

                                    Video requirements: Length: up to 30 minutes


                                            To include:  

                                            a. Sample teaching

                                            b. Performance of 3 students (various levels), and an ensemble  

                                            element (group, string orchestra, string quartet, violin choir), if  

                                            this is part of your program


 3. Scan and Email Application (plus addenda) AND send Unlisted YouTube link 



 Application DEADLINEMay 1, 2024          

 ALL required materials must be submitted by May 1, 2024 (11:59 PM) to be considered.


 Final Report guidelines and requirements:  Listed on Application template.


 Statement of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion  

 The Friends of String Academy of Wisconsin Advised Fund, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, ethnic origin or religious belief in its admission, student aid or other educational practices.

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