FACE Foundation

Supporting French-American Cultural Exchange in Education and the Arts

Jazz & New Music

Partners & Sponsors

Société des Auteurs, Compositeurs et Editeurs de Musique (SACEM)

The role of SACEM is to provide protection, representation and service for original music composers, authors and publishers SACEM collects authors’ rights and redistributes the payments to the rights-holders SACEM promotes and supports original creative music in every different form. SACEM is a private entity; it is a non-trading company [“société civile”] directed by authors, composers and publishers.


Le Bureau Export

Created in 1993, Le Bureau Export is a non-profit professional organisation with the aim of developing music made in France all around the world. For over 25 years, Le Bureau Export has worked hand-in-hand with French music industry professionals to develop the international careers of their artists, supporting hundreds of Made in France artists every year.


Institut français

The Institut Français works in partnership with French embassies and cultural centers or institutes around the world to support and organize events such as exhibitions, festivals, symposia, residencies and publications to promote French contemporary creation abroad and exchanges in the arts.


Florence Gould Foundation

Ministère de la Culture

The mission of the French Ministry of Culture is to make accessible to a grander public the essential works of humanity, and above all the works from France. The Ministry develops cultural policies dedicated to the protection and enhancement of cultural heritage in all its aspects, and supports the creation of works of art, as well as the development of artistic practices.



The Jazz & New Music initiative is a program of FACE Foundation.

FACE Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable foundation and contributions to its programs are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

For all donation and sponsorship inquiries, please contact:

Laurent Auffret
Executive Director