The E. Nakamichi Foundation encourages the appreciation of fine forms of classical music by underwriting public performances that are well supported by the local community.
Since its establishment in 1985, The E. Nakamichi Foundation has received grant applications from more than 600 different organizations, awarding millions of dollars in grants to dozens of organizations across the country.
In 2008, the Foundation began limiting applications to organizations that received a grant between 2000 and 2007. Those groups are welcome to apply for future grants.
Updates as of 2014
During the initial 30 years of operation, the Foundation has emphasized the support of baroque period music performances. However, starting in 2016 the Foundation wishes to shift our support to the performances of music by Classical and Romantic period composers.
We are currently accepting grant applications for the calendar year 2018.
The online grant application submission deadline for the Fall Board Meeting is October 15, 2016. However we will continue to accept applications for 2018 performances until March 15, 2017.