Arkansas Arts Council
Grants of up to $10,000 to Arkansas public schools, IHEs, nonprofit organizations, churches, government agencies, and hospitals to enhance the quality of arts education. Projects should further the goal of assuring that the arts are a part of basic school curricula and must assist in the goal of establishing on-going arts programming in schools and organizations.
Grant funds may be used for workshops, technical assistance, in-service training and other projects designed to increase skills in and awareness of arts in education. Activities may serve pre-K-12 students, adult and/or special constituents directly or indirectly.
Colleges, universities, arts centers, local arts councils, museums, public schools and other such entities are encouraged to apply and must demonstrate involvement with elementary or secondary schools.
Activities may include, but are not limited to:
-Hiring AIE roster artists, consultants or trainers to provide pre-service or in-service and staff development trainings for teachers, art educators, artists, parents or others interested in sequential arts education.
-Costs of planning, designing or implementing workshops, seminars, conferences or other events focusing on arts in education issues.
-Development of curriculum materials in arts education that are consistent with the Arkansas
-Department of Education’s Content Standards/Frameworks.
-Design and implementation of advocacy programs to increase public awareness and support for arts education.
-Hiring AIE roster artists or consultants to advise on methods to incorporate the arts in comprehensive curriculum development and school programming, methods of student assessment, program evaluation, research or other efforts in arts education.
GrantWatch ID#: 176656
Up to $10,000
Arts in Education Arts Curriculum Project (AIE ACP) grant awards are made for projects, programs, and activities occurring between July 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021. An AIE ACP may last from one day to one year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online Grant Portal:
Contact Kimberly Davis if assistance is needed in planning the AIE Arts Curriculum Project or completing the grant application form.
Jess Anthony, Grant Programs Manager
Arkansas Arts Council
1100 North Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
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