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New Jersey State Council on the Arts Residency Grant

Grants to Expand Art Education
in New Jersey Schools

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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New Jersey State Council on the Arts

Deadline Date:

03/04/11

Description:

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Grants to bring talented and skilled artists into New Jersey private and public schools and communities to enhance and expand art education. The goal of the grant is to engage students in specific skills-based forms of art that will ultimately help them prepare for challenges of the 21st century. Since research has shown that young people involved in art score higher on tests and demonstrate a higher aptitude for character development, schools will work directly with the resident artist to build a strong arts curriculum. Artists will take up residencies ranging from 20-100 days.

Residencies are available in the following disciplines: Dance, Music, Theatre, Opera/Music Theatre, Visual Arts, Design Arts, Crafts, Photography, Media Art, Creative Writing, Interdisciplinary and Folk Arts.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 124445

Estimated Size of Grant:

$275 per residency day

Term of Contract:

up to 100 days

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All public and private elementary and secondary schools in all districts are eligible to apply for a residency grant.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Shelley Benaroya
Arts Education Administrator
sbenaroya@yanj.org
609.243.9000 x202

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Jersey