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Arts in Education (AiE) Grants

Grants to Maryland Schools for Educational
Artistic Presentations and Residencies

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Arts Council of Anne Arundel County (ACAAC)

Deadline Date:

11/09/20 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Maryland public and private schools for educational artistic and cultural presentations. Eligible projects may be either in-person or presented virtually. Funding is intended for performances organized by an artist in residence or for auditorium-style performance facilitated by registered artists. Programs must take place in Anne Arundel County.

Auditorium and Residency Grants assist schools and PTO/PTA groups in presenting quality performances and residencies for students in dance, history, music, theatre, and arts-related or integrated projects.

Grant programs: 

  • Arts in Education Residency Grant: The Arts in Education Residency Grant funds ongoing workshops and projects where registered artists partner with schools to produce a performance, presentation, project or program involving the joint participation of teachers, students and artists lasting a minimum of five (5) days. Residency programs will support: Programs involving joint participation of teachers, students, and artists; Orientation meeting with teachers (one session); Textbooks and supplies relating to the program; or Artist travel fees.
  • Arts in Education Auditorium Grant: The Arts in Education Auditorium Grant funds an auditorium style assembly facilitated by registered Arts Council or MSAC artists.

For FY2021 applicants only: In recognition of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on schools and the arts, schools will be asked within the application to explain how their grant activities will comply with current public health guidelines. Applicants are encouraged to develop creative proposals for projects that can be delivered safely, whether virtually or utilizing social distancing measures.

Funding for performances is limited to artists in the ACAAC Arts in Education Directory (available at www.acaac.org/our-programs/artist-directory/) or those listed on the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), Young Audience of Maryland or Artivate teaching artist registry.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 147331

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

General Guidelines for All Arts Council of Anne Arundel Grant Applications:

1) Must have been incorporated in Maryland as a not-for-profit organization and have received tax-exempt status from the United States Internal Revenue Service.
2) Must be an organization providing public programming or services in Anne Arundel County in the visual arts, performing arts, cultural arts, or historical preservation.
3) Must be physically located and primarily performing or operating in Anne Arundel County and in good standing with the Maryland Office of Assessments and Taxation on the date the application is filed.

For additional eligibility requirements, see: https://www.acaac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/FY2021-AIE-Grant-Guidelines.pdf#page=3

Evening performances will not be supported.

This Program WILL NOT support: In-service training for teachers; release time for teachers; receptions; awards or trophies; transportation for students or staff; or venue rental.

Grant Funds May Not be Used For: Re-granting; capital improvements or purchases of permanent equipment; acquisition of capital assets; activities for the exclusive benefit of the organization’s members; activities that are principally recreational, therapeutic, or rehabilitative; travel outside Maryland to present or produce the arts; projects chiefly for classroom use; activities not open to the general public; or scholarships awarded by the applicant organization for its own activities. Grant funds may not be used for elected office; by any political party; organization; or action committee; or in connection with any political campaign or referendum. Grant funds may not be used for any lobbying activities.

Pre-Application Information:

FY2021 Arts in Education Grants Timeline:

1) Grant application cycle opens October 5, 2020 at 8 am.
2) Grant application period EXTENDED November 9, 2020 at 5 pm. Applications must be completed online through the ACAAC GO Grants portal.
3) Arts Council award letters to recipients: December 1, 2020.
4) Grant awards payments to be delivered via check or electronically by December 11, 2020.
5) Final reports to be completed by June 30, 2021.

Each school may apply for no more than two (2) grants per school (i.e. one of each grant or 2 residency grants or 2 auditorium grants) per fiscal year.

Additional performances will be awarded if funding is available.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to book the artists and secure any additional funding needed.

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://acaac.gosmart.org/

Arts Council of Anne Arundel County
2666 Riva Road
Suite 150
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: (410) 222-7949
Email: info@acaac.org

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