The AAM Endowment Grant Program

I. Purpose

The AAM Endowment has a grant program providing financial assistance for any project or program supporting the mission of AAM: to “elevate, stimulate, and support music and the allied arts in the liturgy of the Episcopal Church and throughout the Anglican Communion.”

II. Eligibility

Anyone is eligible to apply for a grant from the AAM Endowment. Grant proposals must support the mission of AAM.

III. Amount of Grant

Monies available for grant requests may vary in amount from year to year. For the calendar year 2020, the AAM Board has approved $7,909.00 for grants, of which $4,109.00 is still available (as of February 2020).

IV. Application

To be considered at the AAM Board meetings, the schedule for applications to be received by the AAM Endowment Committee is as follows:

  • by January 1 for the January meeting
  • by April 1 for the April meeting
  • by June 1 for the June meeting
  • by October 1 for the October meeting

Applications must be completed online: Grant Application Form

Processing the Application

Each application is reviewed by the Chair of the AAM Endowment Committee. If no additional information is needed for processing, the requestor is sent confirmation of receipt of the application which is then submitted to each of the AAM Endowment Committee members for evaluation. If additional information is required, the requestor will be contacted regarding the specific data necessary to complete the application.

Presentation of Grant

When a grant is approved, the check is mailed directly to the requestor.


ENDOWMENT RECORD OF GRANTS 2013–2019

2019
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Philadelphia — Gerre Hancock Fellowship
St. James Cathedral, Chicago — Gerre Hancock Fellowship
2020 Richmond Conference — for the commissioning of new music
AAM Lay Professional Advocacy Committee — for a General Convention presence in 2021
Cathedral of St. John, Albuquerque — for their Organ Festival

2018
Trinity Cathedral, Columbia SC — Gerre Hancock Fellowship
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, PA — Gerre Hancock Fellowship
Church of the Holy Apostles Choir School, Wynnewood, PA — to help establish chorister program
2019 Boston AAM Conference — for past Gerre Hancock Fellowship Interns to perform during conference

2017
American Sarum Conference, Erie PA
Washington National Cathedral — Gerre Hancock Fellowship
Trinity Cathedral, Columbia SC — Gerre Hancock Fellowship Travel
Trinity Cathedral, Columbia SC — Gerre Hancock Fellowship
AAM — General Convention 2018

2016
Washington National Cathedral — Gerre Hancock Fellowship Travel
Washington National Cathedral — Gerre Hancock Fellowship
Stamford, Connecticut AAM Conference
AAM — 50-Year History
American Sarum Conference, Erie PA

2015
Tampa, Florida AAM Conference
Trinity Church, Copley Square, Boston — Gerre Hancock Fellowship

2014
Trinity Church, Copley Square, Boston — Gerre Hancock Fellowship Travel
Trinity Church, Copley Square, Boston — Gerre Hancock Fellowship

2013
Washington, DC AAM Conference