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Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in American Orchestras

Since The Catalyst Fund (pilot program) launched in 2019, the League of American Orchestras has awarded grants to 49 U.S. orchestras to help strengthen understanding of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) and transform organizational culture. The League’s three-year, $2.1 million grant-making program is made possible by a generous grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation with additional support from the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation.

Read the 2021 press announcement (PDF)

Read the 2020 press announcement (PDF)

Read the 2019 press announcement (PDF)

2021 Catalyst Fund Grant Recipients

2020 Catalyst Fund Grant Recipients

2019 Catalyst Fund Grant Recipients

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