Our criterion for recipients is they be rooted in a Southern musical tradition, be 55 years or older and have an annual income less than $18,000.
Music Maker Relief Foundation, Inc. is a tax exempt, public charity under IRS code 501(c)3.
*Musician Sustenance – grants to meet basic life needs and emergency relief.
*Musical Development – grants and services for recipient artist professional development and career advancement.
*Cultural Access – supports the preservation and proliferation of American musical traditions.