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Upper Valley Music Center Receives Grant from New Hampshire Charitable Foundation


Upper Valley Music Center has received a $60,000 grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. The grant will help further UVMC’s mission to provide and promote the best in music education and ensemble opportunities for the Upper Valley region. This grant will be awarded over three years and provides unrestricted funding to support the organization.

“This empowering grant allows Upper Valley Music Center to focus on expanding access to music education and helping people make music together,” said Ben Van Vliet, Executive Director of UVMC. “We’re grateful to the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and everyone who works with them for their vision in supporting the arts in our community.” UVMC has continued to expand access to music education over the past three years, awarding $87,000 in Tuition Assistance and working with partners to reduce barriers. UVMC serves more than 1,000 students each year in classes, lessons, workshops, and ensembles.

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is New Hampshire’s statewide community foundation, founded in 1962 by and for the people of New Hampshire. We are the place where generosity meets the dedication and ingenuity of nonprofits and the potential of New Hampshire students. For six decades, thousands of people have entrusted their charitable resources to the Foundation, creating a perpetual source of philanthropic capital and making it possible for the Foundation to award more than $60 million in grants and scholarships every year. For more information, please visit www.nhcf.org or call 603-225-6641.