The Presser Foundation operates under the will and Deeds of Trust created by its founder, Theodore Presser.
It is one of the few foundations in the United States dedicated solely to the support of music and music education.
Please take a moment to review the mission of The Foundation and read the interesting story of Theodore Presser and his legacy. If you are looking for downloadable forms, please visit our grant-making page for instructions and requirements.
Do not submit proposals electronically. Faxed or emailed applications will not be considered.
11/17/08 -The 2008 National Medal of the Arts was presented to The Presser Foundation
by President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush in an East Room ceremony
at the White House. The National Endowment for the Arts organizes and oversees the nomination process and notifies the artists of their selection to receive a medal, the
nationís highest honor for artistic excellence.