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Locations for Arts-Based Online Classroom Projects

Picasso Project Teacher-Based Grant

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Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

Deadline Date:

01/11/21 6:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,500 to Pennsylvania public school teachers in eligible locations for arts-based online classroom projects. Funding is intended to allow teaching artists to facilitate online workshops in a variety of artistic genres, including art, dance, music, theater, poetry, and digital media. Additionally, grant recipients engage in advocacy activities to support equitable arts education funding for Philadelphia’s students.

All project activities will take place in the online classroom setting, using only everyday materials readily available in students’ homes. Teaching artists will lead approximately 10 workshop sessions over the grant period. A list of eligible teaching artists is found on the application. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 141468

Number of Grants:

Approximately 15 Philadelphia public schools

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $2,500

Term of Contract:

The grant period is Jan 15-June 11, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:
- Applications must be completed by a teacher from a Philadelphia public school (District–managed and charter).
- 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.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Grant application available: December 15, 2020
- Grant submission deadline: January 11, 2021 before 6pm
- Grant recipients notified: Mid-January, 2021
- Grant period ends: June 11, 2021

Checks for the full grant amount ($2,500.00) will be paid directly to teaching artists for their service fees.

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/Application2021PicassoProjectArtsEducationGrantForTeachers

PH: 215-563-5848
FAX: 215-563-9442
info@pccy.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Pennsylvania: Philadelphia

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