Aaron Copland
FOUNDER | Aaron Copland

About the Fund

In keeping with his lifelong devotion to contemporary music, Aaron Copland created the Fund and bequeathed to it a large part of his estate. The Fund was officially announced to the public in 1992. The Fund’s purpose is to encourage and improve public knowledge and appreciation of contemporary American music.

The fund operates three grant programs and also grants permission for the use of Copland’s music.