Foundation / Corporation
United Arts Council
Grants ranging from $1,000 to $6,000 to Wake County, North Carolina PreK-12 public, private, and charter schools and PTAs for innovative arts-based educational programs. Applicants must attend a workshop on January 11 or 20. Funding is intended to assist in the development of long-term, innovative, and arts-based educational programs that involve a teaching artist(s) or arts consultant and may involve partners or collaborators. Programs developed must demonstrate strong connections to the Common Core and NC Essential Standards.
Schools may apply for a one-year planning grant. If a planning grant is awarded and the project is successful, the applicant may apply for an implementation grant in the School Project or Youth Arts category, if applicable, in subsequent years. Receiving a planning grant award does not guarantee funding for implementation. United Arts will also consider innovative concepts/projects that contribute to a change in instructional practice, leadership in the arts or an increased emphasis on the arts in the school culture.
Applications in the School Planning and Innovation category will be reviewed and scored by a grant peer review panel according to the following criteria:
Project Quality 55%:
- Degree of innovation and/or need for project/concept proposed for development
- Extent to which the project/concept aligns with Common Core and/or NC Essential Standards
- Quality and clarity of project plans and potential for proposed activities to meet project goals
- Evidence of planning among teaching artist(s)/consultant(s), school administrators, teachers and other key participants
- Qualifications, background and expertise of the teaching artist(s)/consultant(s) including demonstrated ability and skills in working in a K-12 educational setting
- Potential of activities to extend (current/future) participants’ knowledge and/or skills in the arts and/or other curriculum areas
Project Management and Impact 35%:
- Administrative capacity, resources, planning and expertise to carry out the project
- Appropriate evaluation strategies that are aligned to project goals
- Efforts to document and share the project as appropriate
- Extent to which the proposed planning activities will assist in making informed decisions about how and if to proceed with implementation
- Engagement/impact on teachers or students
- Efforts to involve a diversity of participants
- Completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of application
- Completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of reports and other requirements
GrantWatch ID#: 138643
Applications must request at least $1,000. Schools may apply for a maximum of $6,000 or up to 50% of their project expenses, whichever is less.
Schools may apply for a one-year planning grant. Funded projects must take place between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Click here to register in advance for workshops to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to apply online:
Direct questions about programming grants to Ragen Carlile at email@example.com or (919) 839-1498 x209.
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