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Teacher Art Grants

Grants to Greater Greensboro Area, North
Carolina K-12 Teachers for Arts Education Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Deadline Date:

10/16/17 5:00 PM Receipt


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Grants of up to $1,500 to Greater Greensboro Area, North Carolina K-12 teachers to enhance arts learning opportunities. All projects must include direct teacher and student participation. Funding may be used for arts programs, resources, and the hiring of artists and arts consultants.

The purpose of this grant program is to emphasize arts projects and programs in all subject areas of K-12 schools; support the teaching of the N.C. Arts Curriculum; bring artists into the classroom; reach a large number of students; and encourage cooperative arts projects among schools, teachers, PTAs, and other organizations.

Project must be within school guidelines and address the goals and objectives of the arts curriculum by which your school is governed.

Applications are reviewed by a volunteer panel and evaluated on the following:
-Quality of artistic experience and programmatic merit.
-Ability to successfully complete a quality project.
-Relationship between the project’s artistic objectives and the arts curriculum.
-Number of students served.
-Grants for projects that provide a meaningful arts experience will be given priority over capital expenditures and permanent equipment needs.
-Preference will be given to funding one project per school.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 141013

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants will range up to $1,500. Requests for funding amounts greater than $1,500 will require matching funds to be eligible for consideration.

Term of Contract:

Grant funds that remain unspent at the end of the grant period must be refunded within 30 days after the end of the grant period, or no later than June 30.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Teachers, PTAs, and/or schools may apply. PTAs must have a teacher representative for the project. Any teacher may request a Teacher Art Grant – grants are not restricted to art or music teachers.

Grants are available to public, charter, and private schools serving Greater Greensboro area students in grades K-12. Schools in High Point and Jamestown should contact the High Point Area Arts Council for potential funding.

Funding may not be used for food, drink, administrative, or operating expenses.

Funding may not be used for standard classroom art supplies.

Pre-Application Information:

All projects must have approval by the school Principal or Head of School.

ArtsGreensboro staff members are available to review your application prior to final submission. Applications for review must be submitted at least two weeks prior to deadline.

Paper or electronic versions of the application form must be received by 5:00 PM on October 16, 2017.

Notification of awards is generally made by mid-December.

Contact Information:

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

Chip Berry

Mail applications to:
P.O. Box 877
Greensboro, NC 27402

Address for hand-delivery, Federal Express, UPS, or other delivery service:
Greensboro Cultural Center
200 N. Davie Street, Suite 201
Greensboro, NC

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Geographic Focus:

USA: North Carolina: Greater Greensboro Area