The Dr. William P. Foster Project serving band programs in historically under-served and under-resourced communities announces open applications and nominations for the Community Development Awards. Division winners will be recognized at the Diversity Reception at the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinician in December 2024 and receive instruments, accessories and/or subscriptions from Conn-Selmer, KHS America and Yamaha Corporation of America.

The Community Development Award recognizes individuals doing outstanding work in difficult situations and is a simple nomination process.

Applications are due June 15, 2024.

The simple Community Development Award nomination form is here and requires only a paragraph from the nominator.

For more information about the Dr. William P. Foster Project, visit here.

The William P. Foster program is a collaboration of the Music Education Alliance of  the College Band Directors National Association, Music for All, and the National Band Association.