General Descriptions

Instruments and Equipment Available on the Online Grant Catalog

The Fender Music Foundation awards a wide variety of instruments to grant recipient programs, most of which are guitars. The list below provides information on some of our more frequently granted guitar models.

1.) Stratocasters

Stratocasters are a type of electric guitar manufactured by Fender. These instruments feature three pick-ups and a body-type that allows for easy access to all frets. They require an amplifier to be played.

The specs to two of the Foundation’s more prevalent Stratocaster models can be found by clicking on the links below:

 Standard Squier Stratocaster

 Standard Fender Stratocaster

Please note that these are NOT the only Stratocaster guitar models the Foundation grants. Please read item descriptions carefully to ensure that you select instruments suitable for your program.

 

2.) Telecasters

Telecasters are a type of electric guitar manufactured by Fender. These instruments feature two pick-ups and a body-type well-suited for rhythm guitar playing. They require an amplifier to be played.

The specs to two of the Foundation’s more prevalent Telecaster models can be found by clicking on the links below:

Standard Squier Telecaster

Standard Fender Telecaster

Please note that these are NOT the only Telecaster guitar models the Foundation grants. Please read item descriptions carefully to ensure that you select instruments suitable for your program.

 

3.) Mini Electric Guitars

Mini Electrics are a type of electric guitar manufactured by Fender. These instruments are smaller than standard electric guitars and are most suitable for young players.

The specs to one of the Foundation’s more prevalent Mini Electric guitar models can be found by clicking on the link below:

Squier Mini

Please note that this is NOT the only mini electric guitar model the Foundation grants. Please read item descriptions carefully to ensure that you select instruments suitable for your program.

 

4.) Electric-Acoustic Guitars

These versatile instruments can be played with or without an amplifier. The instruments feature an acoustic body design with built-in electronics.

The specs to one of the Foundation’s more prevalent electric-acoustic guitar models can be found by clicking the link below:

Fender Stratacoustic

Please note that this is NOT the only electric-acoustic guitar model the Foundation grants. Please read item descriptions carefully to ensure that you select instruments suitable for your program.

 

5.) Acoustic Guitars

These instruments are played without amplifiers. The instruments feature an acoustic body design, have standard steel strings and cannot be plugged in.

The specs to one of the Foundation’s more prevalent standard acoustic guitars can be found by clicking the link below:

Fender CD-60

Please note that this is NOT the only standard acoustic guitar model the Foundation grants. Please read item descriptions carefully to ensure that you select instruments suitable for your program.

 

5.) Classical Acoustic Guitars

These instruments are typically played without amplifiers, although some models can be plugged in. The instruments feature an acoustic body design and nylon strings.

The specs to one of the Foundation’s more prevalent classical acoustic guitars can be found by clicking the link below:

Manuel Rodriguez Model A

Please note that this is NOT the only classical guitar model the Foundation grants. The Foundation grants a wide variety of classical guitar models. Please read item descriptions carefully to ensure that you select instruments suitable for your program.

 

6.) Drumkit Sets

These are the Foundation’s most common drumkit sets:

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