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Arts Education Support Grant

Grants to Orange County, Florida PreK-12 Public School
Teachers for Performing and Visual Arts Programming

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Foundation for Orange County Public Schools (OCPS)

Deadline Date:

08/17/18

Description:

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Grants of up to $500 to Orange County, Florida PreK-12 public school arts teachers to provide materials for arts education projects. Funding is intended to be used for the purchase of classroom supplies, materials, equipment, and/or equipment repair. Eligible arts projects may focus on visual arts and the performing arts fields of music, dance, and theater.

Preference will be given to creative, well-written proposals that clearly and comprehensively describe the classroom and/or students' needs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 172588

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants of up to $500 per teacher or teaching team will be awarded.

Term of Contract:

Recipients must submit expense summary and supporting documents (invoice/payment), and return unspent funds no later than Dec. 14, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:

- Any Orange County Public School Pre-K - 12th grade fine arts classroom teacher may apply.
- Charter schools are not eligible.

Awards will not cover:

- Honoraria, salaries, stipends or substitute teachers
- Field trips or transportation
- Food, incentives, t-shirts and/or awards
- Entry fees

Pre-Application Information:

Instructions on How to Apply: https://www.foundationforocps.org/p/580/login-instructions#.WWSFH9N97MU

Application Requirements:

- All applications must be submitted via the online grant portal.
- All applications must be approved by the principal.
- All application must be anonymous. Please do NOT mention names (teacher, school, student, mascot, newspaper) unless specifically asked.

Key Dates:

- Application due by: August 17, 2018
- Award notification by: October 5, 2018
- Spend funds by: December 7, 2018
- Submit expense report and unspent funds by: December 14, 2018
- Final Evaluation due by: May 15, 2019

Grant checks will be made payable to the grantee’s school. Amounts granted may be different from budget request.

Note: If you are unable to meet the key dates for spending and reporting, please do not apply. Unspent funds must be returned by the December 14, 2018 deadline so they can be redistributed.

Contact Information:

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

To apply, login and get started: https://www.foundationforocps.org/site-users/login#.W0x-_dIzbIU

Contact the Foundation office at x2002919 or email susan.barnhill@ocps.net.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida: Orange County