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The Lewis Prize for Music is opening applications for the 2023 Accelerator Awards. Accelerator Awards are open to Creative Youth Development (CYD) music organizations seeking to influence youth-serving systems so all young people have access to learning, creating, and performing experiences that reflect their culture and identity. 

Applications are open from March 25 - June 03, 2022 at 5pm PST.

Applicants advancing beyond Round 1 will be notified in early July. They will be asked to submit additional materials July 5-29.

Finalists will be notified in early September. They will be asked to host a virtual site visit and submit a Request for Proposal due October 21.

In January 2023, TLPM will announce Accelerator Awards of $500,000 to three organizations. 

For Lewis Prize-specific questions or assistance, please contact us through our website and look through our FAQs.

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