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Picasso Project Teacher-Based Grant

Grants to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Public School Teachers for
Collaborative Arts-Based, Teacher-Led Classroom Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

Conf. Date:

10/23/19

Deadline Date:

10/28/19 6:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania public school teachers for arts-based, teacher-led classroom projects. Applicants must attend an information session prior to applying. Funding is intended for collaborative projects with at least two teachers working together. The program can be viewed as an opportunity for teachers to think beyond the traditional and dream big, using the venues of music, art, theater, dance, and digital media as their muse.

PCCY believes that by integrating the arts into other educational curricular areas the classroom can come alive for students and teachers. Though teacher applicants may use external resources such as teaching artist, arts organizations, and community partners to achieve their goals, it is not a requirement.

As an outgrowth of PCCY’s commitment to youth advocacy, grant recipients will engage in advocacy activities to support equitable arts education funding for Philadelphia’s public schools. Previous Picasso Project advocacy efforts have included creating artwork, music, and performance with arts advocacy message, visiting City Council and Board of Education meetings to share projects, sending letters/artwork to elected officials, and mounting a social media campaign.

Projects should include at least 20 hours of intensive project activities (during the school day) and involve at least one classroom of students directly impacted by the project. Applications must demonstrate that at least two teachers (project leader and additional teacher) are collaborating on the project.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 141468

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $5,000

Term of Contract:

The grant period ends June 12, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:
- Applications must be completed by a teacher from a Philadelphia public school (District–managed and charter). Application cannot be written by project partner/organization
- Applicant schools may have no more than 2 full-time arts teachers on staff, including teachers in art, music, dance, drama, and digital media (not including part-time/itinerant teachers).
- Schools must have an Economically Disadvantaged Rate of 50% or higher, according to PA Dept. of Education Data
- Schools that have received a Picasso Project Grant for 3 consecutive years must skip a year before applying again.
- Lead teacher for proposed project must attend a Grant Info Conference Call or Info Session before applying.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Lead teachers must attend a Grant Info Conference Call or Info Session before applying:

Conference Call: Friday, October 4th, 4-4:30pm
Register here: http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/51084/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=101550&_ga=2.241262082.1619402136.1569321362-134083964.1569321362

Conference Call: Monday, October 14th, 4-4:30pm
Register here: http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/51084/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=101551&_ga=2.198916911.1619402136.1569321362-134083964.1569321362

Conference Call: Wednesday, October 23rd, 4-4:30pm
Register here: http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/51084/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=101552&_ga=2.198916911.1619402136.1569321362-134083964.1569321362

Pre-Application Information:

Picasso Project Teacher-Based Grant Application is OPEN from September 14, 2019 through October 28, 2019 (at 6pm).

Timeline:
- Grant application available: September 14, 2019
- Grant submission deadline: October 28, 2019 before 6pm
- Grant recipients notified: Early December 2019
- Grant period ends: June 12, 2020

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://www.cognitoforms.com/PCCY1/PicassoProjectTeacherBasedGrantApplication20192020

Tim Gibbon, Picasso Project Director
Public Citizens for Children and Youth
215-563-5848 x 22
timg@pccy.org

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