IBMA members are a vast resource of experience and knowledge and from time to time we ask them to draw on those talents to create "white papers" and "how to" articles of great value to bluegrass professionals and others involved in growing our music.
Below is a list of links to our library of articles on numerous topics. They are listed alphabetically under the topics they most relate to.
* Can't Find What You Need? Contact IBMA staff....we may have other resources at hand that aren't published here.
Forming A Bluegrass Association: Overview, Key Points & Practical Tips 
Public Broadcasting Funding: A Legislative Alert (2011) 
The Golden Age of Bluegrass Instruction ( 
Bluegrass to Greengrass (Hosting Ecologically Friendly Events) 
BILL MONROE CENTENNIAL (2011)
How Will You Celebrate the Bill Monroe Centennial? 
SOCIAL MEDIA, MARKETING & NETWORKING
Branding & Bluegrass Music 
The Etiquette of Pitching Songs 
TAXES & FINANCE
Filing Tax Returns for your Non-Profit Bluegrass Organization (2009) 
Flying with your Instrument 
Local 1000 Union Membership Offers Benefits to Bluegrass Musicians 
How to Organize a Bluegrass in the Schools Program - "Backfilling the Bluegrass Audience: How to foster an interest in bluegrass music in young people"  part 1
"Backfilling the Bluegrass Audience: How to foster an interest in bluegrass music in young people"  part 2
Do you have a suggestion for a future IBMA white paper or "how to" article? Email firstname.lastname@example.org .