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The Free for All Endowment Fund

Honoring the legacy of conductor Charles Ansbacher


The Free for All Endowment Fund program will reopen in 2021. Check back in the fall for more information!

3 young children playing violins in a room with other youth behind them playing violins. They're all wearing orange t shirts.
musiConnects. Photo by Nir Landau.

The mission of the Free for All Endowment Fund at the Boston Foundation is to ensure that everyone from the Boston region—children, adults, families—will have regular and permanent access to the rich world of classical, orchestral music and related cultural events.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, in October 2020, the Free for All Endowment Fund awarded $200,000 total in grants to seven organizations. This general operating support is intended to help them weather the pandemic and continue to provide innovative and accessible programming.

The 2020 FFAEF grant recipients are:

The next open cycle will be in 2021; check back for funding eligibility and application guidelines.

Please reach out to Aimee Scorziello with any program questions and put “Free for All Endowment Fund” in the email subject heading.