Chamber Music America’s Endowment Funds

CMA's endowment funds ensure the future of our grant programs and other essential member services.

Residency Endowment

This fund supports CMA's Residency Partnership Program, which encourages collaborative projects that bring live ensemble music and related educational programs to audiences nationwide.

Commissioning Endowment

Since 1983, CMA has supported the creation and performance of more than 200 new works for small ensembles.


General Endowment

Established in 1987, the General Endowment supports the programs and services that CMA offers to the ensemble music community.

Cleveland Quartet Award

Established by the members of the Cleveland Quartet and eight chamber music presenters, this biennial award honors an outstanding young string quartet and includes opportunities to perform at venues across the country.

List of Contributors

To learn more about CMA’s endowment funds, or to make an endowment contribution, contact:

Margaret M. Lioi

212.242.2022, ext. 15