• DEADLINE Applications are due by 5:00pm (Eastern Standard Time, USA) Feb 9, 2018.
  • NOTIFICATION Applicants will be notified of the review panel decision by the end of May, 2018.
  • PROGRAM OneBeat 2018 will take place from September 12 – October 14, 2018.
  • CONTACT If you have questions please contact


OneBeat is a music exchange and incubator for music-based social entrepreneurship, where innovative musicians from around the world launch collaborative projects designed to make a positive impact on local and global communities.

An initiative of the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with the groundbreaking New York-based music organization Bang on a Can's Found Sound Nation, OneBeat employs collaborative original music as a potent new form of cultural diplomacy.

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