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Grants to Arkansas CBOs, Agencies, and Institutions to Host Short-Term Arts Education Residencies

Arts in Education (AIE) - Arts for Lifelong Learning Mini-Grant

GrantWatch ID# 162562
Agency: State

Funding Source
Arkansas Heritage, Arkansas Arts Council (AAC), and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
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Geographic Focus
USA: Arkansas

Important Dates
Deadline: 01/31/23 Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $1,000 to Arkansas community-based organizations, governmental agencies, and institutions to host short-term artist residencies that enrich the lives of adult participants. Funding is intended to retain the services of professional artists who will provide quality arts learning experiences. Arts activities that include hands-on activities are encouraged. An in-service workshop may also be included in the mini-residency program. Artists must be listed on the Arts in Education Artist Roster.


  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria
Community-based or governmental organizations and institutions may apply.

Under these guidelines, funding for organizations is not available for:
- Deficits or start-up costs for new organizations
- Contingency funds
- Contributions and donations to other organizations or individuals
- Building renovations or capital expenditures for facilities
- Entertainment expenses, including busses for field trips, tickets to performances, or refreshments
- Tuition for academic study or any form of scholarship or student financial aid
- Faulty salaries, and additionally, staff salaries in Arts in Education grants
- Lobbying expenses
- Interest and other financial costs

Pre-Application Information
The deadline to apply is January 31, 2023.

Grants require matching funding.

It is recommended that applicants speak with the appropriate grant program manager before submitting any Arkansas Arts Council grant application.

Applicants must be registered with and have a valid UEI number.

Arts in Education Artist Roster:

Estimated Size of Grant
Applicants may receive a maximum of $1,000.

Term of Contract
Residencies may be up to 10 days.

Contact Information
Application Portal:

Matt Boyce
Arts in Education Program Manager

Brazier Watts
Grants Programs Manager

Arkansas Arts Council
1100 North Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 324-9150

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