Missouri Arts Council (MAC)
02/25/19 - For Annual grant applications; Express applications must be submitted by the first Monday of any month, at least two months in advance of the month in which the project occurs.
Grants of up to $2,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to Maryland nonprofit organizations, schools, and agencies for quality arts programs that enhance education for students in grades K-12. Funding is also available for professional development projects to strengthen educators' fine arts and arts integration skills.
There are two types of grant requests:
Missouri Arts Council (MAC) recognizes that students and educators can achieve more in their classrooms by engaging with professional teaching artists. The Artist in Residence and Out of School grants for PK-12 grade students, and the Professional Development grant for educators, are designed to strengthen this kind of learning. MAC works with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to ensure that all projects for children and youth support student achievement, and that all projects for educators fulfill High Quality Professional Development Standards.
Arts Education Grant has three categories:
- Artist in Residence (AIR) is designed to strengthen the PK-12 school’s fine arts curriculum (dance, drama, creative writing, media arts, music, and visual arts) and can also support other curriculum (such as communication arts, social studies, math, or science).
- Out of School (OS) supports quality arts education activities, such as art classes, for underserved PK-12 students. Activities could include as theater productions and art classes and be held inside or outside of the school building.
- Professional Development (PD) supports projects designed to strengthen fine arts and arts integration skills for fine arts specialists, classroom teachers, school administrators, and teaching artists. MAC funds may be used to pay fees for speaker, presenter, or facilitator fees, their travel expenses, marketing (when appropriate), and for project-related educational materials and supplies.
GrantWatch ID#: 165625
- Express Arts Education grants will fund up to 50% of the project budget, the maximum award is $2,000.
- Annual Arts Education grants will fund up to 50% of the project budget, the maximum award is $10,000.
Programs must take place between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To register in the new grant system:
Julie Hale, Program Specialist
Missouri Arts Council
815 Olive St., Suite 16
St. Louis, MO 63101-1503