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The Bagby Foundation for the Musical Arts, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-06-06

At A Glance

The Bagby Foundation for the Musical Arts, Inc.

501 5th Ave., Ste. 801

New York City, NY United States 10017-7893

Telephone: (212) 986-6094

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $2,043,886

Total giving: $73,132






Established in 1925 in NY

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for aged, needy individuals who have aided the world of operatic or classical music; some support for music schools, societies, and study grants for students of opera or classical music preparing to make their professional debuts.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Assistance to aid the aged, needy individuals of NY, who have aided the world of music and who, in their declining years are in need of financial support in order to survive.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Opera
  • Performing arts
  • Undergraduate education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Schools

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $2,043,886 (market value)

Gifts received: $19,090

Expenditures: $171,178

Total giving: $73,132

Qualifying distributions: $159,341