Grant Programs

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Grant

The Cornell | Westfield Center for Historical Keyboard Studies invites proposals for a grant award of $1,000 for a scholarly or creative project that fosters diversity, equity, and inclusion either within the keyboard field generally or within a particular community. This competitive grant, awarded on a yearly basis, may be used to support scholarly research or publication, performance, projects related to instrument building or restoration, a commission, or another kind of keyboard-related creative activity.

Applicants, who may be individuals or a collaborative team, are asked to submit the following materials: (1) a one-page project proposal that identifies the nature and scope of the work and explains how it addresses diversity, equity, and/or inclusion in terms of process, engagement, and intended outcomes; (2) a budget and timeline for completion of the project; (3) a CV or organizational history. Inquiries and submissions should be addressed to The closing date for yearly applications is December 1.