Arts Education Grants

Grants to Rockland County, New York Nonprofits
and Teachers to Use Arts in the K-12 Curriculum

GrantWatch ID#: 159584
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Decentralization Program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) - Arts Council of Rockland (ACOR)


11/03/16 1:00 PM

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Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Rockland County, New York nonprofit arts organizations to partner with public school teachers or teaching artists for K-12 arts-based projects. An information meeting will be held on September 14. Activities funding through this program will integrate the arts with other curricula.

Arts Education Grants can be executed in one of two ways:

1) K-12 In-School Projects and After School

2) Community-Based Learning

Funds can support arts education projects that take place in school during the school day or in after-school and community-based settings for youth or senior learners. Emphasis is placed on the depth and quality of the creative process through which participants learn through or about the arts.

Projects must focus on the exploration of art and the artistic process. Inter-curricular collaboration for in-school projects is encouraged but not required. New or first time Arts Education projects can be prioritized.

Projects must provide:

- Sequential, skills-based study that incorporates one or more art forms and includes a minimum of 5 sequential hands-on learning sessions
- In-depth, age and skills appropriate learning opportunities
- Hands-on, participatory creation and/or learning opportunities in one or more art forms that may culminate in exhibitions, productions, or demonstrations
- Stated learning goals, methodologies and outcomes and a means for evaluation

$500 - $5,000

Projects must take place between March 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018.

Partnerships between schools and teaching artists or cultural organizations that reside in Rockland County are eligible.

- Applicant must be an individual artist or nonprofit arts organization.
- Participating schools must be public. BOCES-related schools are also eligible.
- Schools must be based in Rockland County.
- Cultural organizations must show evidence of nonprofit status.
- Partnerships must serve students in grades K through 12.

The grant information meeting will be held on September 14, 6:30 - 8:00 PM at:
Arts Council Rockland County
55 W Railroad Ave #24a
Garnerville, NY 10923, USA

The information meeting and other events are listed here:

Applications must be received by the Arts Council of Rockland by 1:00 PM on Thursday, November 3, 2016. Applications received after that date and time will not be considered. Applications will not be accepted by fax or e-mail. Early submission is encouraged.

AEG will fund a maximum of 50% of the project’s total cash expenses and should include costs for appropriate project evaluation and documentation. In-kind support may account for additional income beyond the cash portion of the project budget.

Payment from ACOR will be made to the teaching artist or cultural partner upon receipt of a fully executed contract.

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

Janey Tannenbaum

Arts Council of Rockland
55 West Railroad Avenue
Building 24, Room A
Garnerville, New York 10923

845 947-3660

Rockland County

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