[CLOSED] 2019 Hughes & Jones Music Fund: Accepting Applications, Due Mar 22


Attention: All Nevada Rural Counties

Middle & High School Music Instructors.


Hughes & Jones Music Fund Grant

Charles L. Hughes and Alvin C. Jones founded the Hughes & Jones Music Fund in 2006 with the sole purpose of funding musical instruments for Nevada’s public schools. The goal was to make musical instruments available to students who might not otherwise be able to afford them and enable local schools to maintain the ownership for student use for years.

RFP Calendar Cycle:

  • Rural Counties in Spring of Odd Years
  • Clark & Washoe Counties in Spring of Even Years
  • $100,000 for Musical Instruments, each year

2019 Proposal Information

  • 1 proposal accepted per program
  • $5,000 maximum award per school. If 2 programs submit from 1 school and both are selected to be awarded, the $5,000 maximum would be divided by both programs
  • For music instruments
  • Rural Nevada counties middle and high schools


  • RFP Released January 28th
  • RFP Due 5:00 PM PST March 22nd

Grant Application Download

2019 RFP Download Link

Sample Proposal from 2018 (Top Scoring)

The Hughes & Jones Music Fund is a component fund of the Nevada Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity registered in the State of Nevada, EIN 88-0241420.