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Frank Huntington Beebe Fund for Musicians


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Frank Huntington Beebe Fund for Musicians

45 School St., 5th Fl.

Boston, MA United States 02108-3204

Telephone: (617) 523-1635

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-06-30)

Assets: $1,313,704

Total giving: $104,605






Established in 1933 in MA

Purpose and Activities

Awards scholarships and fellowships to musicians for postgraduate study abroad; also awards grants for projects involving the achievement of a specific objective in the musical field.

Program Area(s)

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

Fellowship Fund

Provides fellowships for gifted young musicians, generally performers and composers in classical disciplines, who wish to pursue advanced music study and performance abroad, usually in Europe. Fellowships are awarded to musicians at the outset of their professional lives, for whom this would be the first extended period of study abroad. Applicants must demonstrate a solid base of accomplishment in order to be considered and are generally not older than their mid-twenties. A strong, well-planned project of study will enhance the applicant's life in music must be proposed. Enrollment in a school or university is not required unless such study is an essential part of the project. The fund provides financial support and transportation, living and other expenses, approximately $16,000. Fellowships are for one year and are generally not renewable.

Grants to Individuals Program

Travel grants to talented, advanced-level musicians at the New England Conservatory of Music, MA, to pursue music study abroad, primarily in Europe.

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-06-30

Assets: $1,313,704 (market value)

Expenditures: $137,874

Total giving: $104,605

Qualifying distributions: $104,605