The Martin Guitar Charitable Foundation Grant

From The Martin Guitar Charitable Foundation

Started in 1996 by C. F. Martin IV, the Martin Guitar Charitable Foundation supports nonprofit music, arts, education, environmental action and human services groups.

Grant uses


The Foundation supports the best work of effective 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations offering programs in one or more of the following areas:

  • Performance, participation, and education in acoustic steel string guitar music
  • Community activity in the Nazareth, PA region
  • Study and preservation of America’s acoustic guitar heritage
  • Arts education programs emphasizing acoustic guitar
  • Educational institutions in the Lehigh Valley
  • Promotion of arts and culture, mainly in the Lehigh Valley
  • Help for the poor, hungry, sick, and homeless in the Lehigh Valley
  • Environmental action related to guitar-making materials and processes.


Organization's Location
Program Location
USA, with preference for PA
Organization Type


Requests for Martin Guitar products
Political or religious organizations
1k – 10k


You may submit applications every year. You may receive awards every year.
Required Attachments
Project Budget
Organizational Budget
501(c)(3) Letter
Board List
Form 990
Contact info
C. F. Martin Co., Inc., Attn: Martin Guitar Charitable Foundation, 510 Sycamore St., P. O. Box 329, Nazareth, PA 18064