Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications are now available for 2018 Alfred Nash Patterson Grants. To apply for a grant, complete the online form, located at, on or before the deadline of Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Located elsewhere on this website are full application instructions, information about last year's recipients, and a list of past recipients.

Generally, grants are meant to encourage special events and activities that might not feasible without outside support. Choral Arts New England tries to distribute its grants throughout the New England area. Organizations in rural, inner-city, or otherwise musically under-served areas are encouraged to apply.

Choral Arts New England has given Alfred Nash Patterson grants, established in memory of the legendary founding music director of Boston's Chorus pro Musica, since 1985. The purpose of the grants is to support choral music in New England. Recipients include New England choruses, both amateur and professional; parent organizations of New England choruses; and any other group supporting choral music in New England. Church choirs, school or college choruses, and non-performing organizations are eligible. Grant recipients must be non-profit and certified tax-exempt — 501(c)(3) — by the IRS.

Decisions will be announced by early May 2018.

Effective date: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017