Donate Now!

Help us far surpass our year-end fundraising goal of $15,000. Your support directly provides important resources and programming through the these bluegrass nonprofits:

IBMA Trust Fund

When you give to the IBMA Trust Fund,
you support bluegrass professionals in times of emergency need. Due to prolonged effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the IBMA Trust Fund has established an account specifically for COVID-19 relief.



When you give to the IBMA, you support bluegrass music worldwide through advocacy, professional development, and renowned programs like IBMA World of Bluegrass, Leadership Bluegrass, and the IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards.


IBMA Foundation

When you give to the IBMA Foundation, you support a bluegrass legacy through programs and projects that focus on bluegrass music-related arts and culture, education, literary work and historic preservation.



GivingTuesday is a global day of generosity celebrated on December 1st, 2020. This movement aims to unleash the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. There are many ways you can give to the IBMA, IBMA Trust Fund, and IBMA Foundation:

  • Make a donation in honor of a loved one.
  • Spread the word to your friends.
  • Share a photo or video on social media with your personal connection to the IBMA, the IBMA Trust Fund or the IBMA Foundation.
  • Dedicate your favorite bluegrass song to friends and family.

Be sure to tag the IBMA, IBMA Trust Fund, and IBMA Foundation Facebook pages and use #GivingTuesday!

Play A Part Concert Series

IBMA’s Leadership Bluegrass Alumni gather together for three nights of music and encourage you to play a part in our year-end fundraising campaign!

December 1st at 7pm CT
Special Consensus; The Foreign Landers; and Darin & Brooke Aldridge
Hosted by Kyle Cantrell

December 8th at 7pm CT
April Verch & Cody Walters; Jim Hurst; and Becky Buller Band
Hosted by Cindy Baucom

December 15th at 7pm CT
Kimber Ludiker & Avril Smith; Joe Newberry; and
Jeremy Stephens, Corrina Rose Logston, & Vickie Vaughn
Hosted by Joe Mullins


Martin Guitar Auction

For many years, Martin Guitars has generously donated hand-crafted guitars during IBMA World of Bluegrass. This year, enter our eBay auction to win a 2020 Martin D-18 Modern Deluxe and have it delivered directly to your home.

  • Sitka spruce Vintage Tone System (VTS) top
  • East Indian rosewood binding
  • Gold frets and open-gear tuners
  • Unique 1930s style script logo inlaid in pearl on the headstock
  • Liquidmetal® bridge pins with red dots
  • Composite carbon fiber bridgeplate

Bidding open December 1st through December 11th



Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.

To support bluegrass nonprofits while you shop, go to, sign into your Amazon account, then search for the International Bluegrass Music Association or IBMA Foundation Inc and select one of us as your nonprofit. The more you shop, the more money Amazon donates!


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