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SAM/2.0 Giving Opportunities

You are invited to join with other members of the Society in supporting the following new funding opportunities:


Short-term Research Residencies
to inaugurate research residencies at major archives and libraries around the country Ÿ

  • American Antiquarian Society
  • Center for Black Music Research
  • Harry Ransom Center
  • Huntington Library
  • Library of Congress Music Division:
    The Wayne Shirley Fund
  • New York public Library
  • Roll and Roll Hall of Fame's Library and Archives:
    The Charles Hamm Fund, co-sponsored by the Center for Popular Music Studies at Case Western Reserve University
  • Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage:
    The Judith McCulloh Fund

Endowments for Specialized Research

  • The Richard Crawford Fund to support projects that explore the American musical experience in all its diversity
  • The Anne Dhu McLucas Research Fellowship to support graduate students pursuing research or fieldwork in traditional or Native American music
  • The Eileen Southern Fund to support research on music of the African diaspora
  • The Robert Stevenson Fund to support research on Latin American music
  • The Judith Tick Fund to support women’s music-making across time

Subventions for Media and Digital Innovation

  • Sight and Sound Fund: non-print media projects

Editorial Support for the Society's Print and Online Publications:

  • Journal of the Society for American Music
  • Bulletin of the Society for American Music

Student Travel to Annual Conference
Support for the next generation of American music scholars and future leaders of the Society


Conference Performances

  • The Vivian Perlis Fund for performing contemporary American music during the Society's annual conferences.

Financial Stability and Growth of the Society
SAM/2.0 Fund: undesignated, to support the goals of the Society

Make an immediate
one-time donation

Note: You can specify a fund for your donation on the last step of the PayPal check-out. Look for the link marked "Specify which fund you are donating to."

Or Fill out a pledge card