Where music grows.

Our mission

The ASCAP Foundation is dedicated to nurturing the music talent of tomorrow, preserving the legacy of the past and sustaining the creative incentive for today's creators through a variety of educational, professional, and humanitarian programs and activities which serve the entire music community.

The ASCAP Foundation mission

Jason Mraz, Brandy Clark, Michael McDonald, Suzanne Vega, Mike Love, Johntá Austin and More to Perform at The ASCAP Foundation’s 10th Annual “We Write The Songs” at Library Of Congress On May 16

Merci Beaucoup to Lucy and Didier Lean Rachou

The ASCAP Foundation Names Recipients of 2018 Morton Gould Young Composer Awards

The ASCAP Foundation "Songwriters: The Next Generation" Showcases ASCAP Artists at The Kennedy Center.

ASCAP Foundation Herb Alpert Young Composers Honored at Jazz Event

The ASCAP Foundation Hosts Summer Benefit

Richie Sambora, Orianthi, Cinco Paul and more perform at intimate fundraiser for the Foundation's vital programs

The ASCAP Foundation programs

We benefit the entire music community with an ever-expanding series of awards, scholarships, career development workshops and humanitarian programs.

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