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American Folklife Center: Created in 1976 by the U.S. Congress to "preserve and present American folklife" through programs of research, documentation, archival preservation, reference service, live performance, exhibitions, publications, and training.

American Gamelan Institute: An organization devoted to publishing, recording, distributing, and making available information on all aspects of Indonesian performing arts and their international counterparts.

Canadian Centre for Ethnomusicology at the University of Alberta: An archive and research center dedicated to promoting collaborative research between scholars and musicians, the University and the local, as well as national and international communities.

Center for Popular Music, Middle Tennessee State University: An archive and research center devoted to the study of American popular music from the pre-revolutionary era to the present. 

Center for Traditional Music and Dance (CTMD): Formerly the Ethnic Folk Arts Center, CTMD works to celebrate and strengthen the practice of traditional performing arts, affirming the value of diversity as an essential component of our national identity.

Centre de Recherche en Ethnomusicologie (CREM): A research center dedicated to the study of musical practices and knowledge as processes of sociocultural differentiation and as universal forms of human expression.

Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR): An independent, nonprofit organization. Through projects, programs, and publications, CLIR works to maintain and improve access to information for generations to come.

CORDAE (Occitan Research Centre for Ethnographic Resources and Activities): Center devoted to the preservation and the dissemination of the Occitan cultural heritage through a variety of activities such as research, publication, information, creation, and formation.

Egyptian Center for Culture and Art (ECCA): Founded in 2003 to promote traditional music in Egypt through recording, archiving, supporting performances, and providing opportunities for further encounters and networking among those who work in Egyptian arts and culture.

iDIDJ: An independent Australian non-government organisation that celebrates the didgeridoo and its source cultures, values Australian Indigenous peoples and traditions, respects the land and all its lifeforms, and seeks justice and equity for the traditional Aboriginal custodians of the instrument.

Singhini Research Center: An independent association bringing together applied musicology and an anthropological vision that aims to preserve and promote the cultural heritage of the Himalayas.

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage: The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage promotes greater understanding and sustainability of cultural heritage across the United States and around the world through research, education, and community engagement.

The Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America, Inc.: A Polish-American non-profit organization and research center that has become the leading center of learning and source of information about Poland's history and culture in the United States.

UP Center for Ethnomusicology: A center for music research at the University of the Philippines with material collections on the musics and musical traditions in the Philippines, Southeast Asia, and representative areas from other continents.

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO): An international organization that works to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information.

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO): A self-funding agency of the United Nations that acts as the global forum for intellectual property (IP) services, policy, information and cooperation.

World Music Institute (WMI): A not-for-profit organization committed to presenting the finest in traditional and contemporary music and dance from around the world with the goal of inspiring wonder for world cultures through music and dance.

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