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ABC (Arts Bring Change) Grant

Grants to Staten Island, New York Nonprofits
and Artists for Arts Education in K-12 Schools

GrantWatch ID#: 176551
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) - Staten Island Arts

09/25/17

10/27/17

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Grants of $2,500 to Staten Island, New York nonprofit cultural organizations and individual artists to provide arts learning experiences in local K-12 public schools. Applicants must attend the September 23 or September 25 application seminar. Qualifying projects focus on the exploration of art and the artistic process.

Inter-curricular collaboration is encouraged but not required. Projects must take place in schools and center on the development and implementation of sequential, skills-based study that incorporates one or more art forms and includes a minimum of 3 hands-on learning sessions with students.

Project Eligibility:
-Activities are school-based and will occur during the regular school day;
-They involve at least three contact sessions between the same teaching artist and group of students;
-Activities and outcomes will be collaboratively designed, planned, taught, and evaluated by the participating teacher(s), teaching artist(s), and other school and community members;
-Student learning goals will address the New York State Learning Standards or Common Core Standards for both the arts and the non-arts subjects.

Grant request is $2,500.

Projects must take place during the 2018 calendar year.

Eligible applicants are Staten Island based cultural organizations and/or individual artists (must be Staten Island resident) working in partnership with public schools to engage K-12 public school students.

Individuals: Individuals with proof of current Staten Island residency. Must have valid Social Security number.

Organizations: Must be Staten Island-based (valid Staten Island mailing address) and have proof of current nonprofit status (ex. IRS 501(c)3 letter).

Not Eligible:
-Organizations receiving direct or discretionary funds from the New York State Council on the Arts in the 2017 fiscal year regardless of their application’s status
-Past Staten Island Arts grant recipients who have not filed their final reports
-Organizations with operating income budgets over $300,000 for two of the last three fiscal years
-Programs that are essentially religious, recreational, rehabilitative, or therapeutic
-Home schools, private, and parochial schools
-Stand-alone assembly programs, single performances, or one time visits to cultural institutions
-Extracurricular activities that occur during non-school hours
-Programs where selected students are taken out of regular classes or are self-selected for participation
-College-level courses, scholarships, contests, or student performing groups

ABC Regrant funding must not replace, or appear to replace, the role of certified arts teachers in school.

Applicants must attend an ABC Regrant Application Seminar. Seminars are scheduled for:

-Saturday, September 23, 1:00 PM at ArtSpace @ Staten Island Arts, 23 Navy Pier Court, Staten Island, NY 10304

-Monday, September 25, 7:00 PM at CANVAS Institute, 150 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10301

Grant funding should never cover more than 75% of the applicant’s total project budget. School partners are encouraged to cover 25% of the total project budget.

The deadline to apply is Friday, October 27, 2017.

FAQ:
https://statenislandarts.org/grant-faq/

More information about grant opportunities may be found here:
https://statenislandarts.org/grants/

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

RSVP to the September 23 Application Seminar:
https://statenislandarts.secure.force.com/ticket#sections_a0F0V00000lIEMWUA4

RSVP to the September 25 Application Seminar:
https://statenislandarts.secure.force.com/ticket#sections_a0F0V00000lIEMgUAO

Apply Online:
https://www.grantinterface.com/Common/LogOn.aspx?eqs=aBcdzT88cip_6ETIq9PS66No17oxw_N90

Gena Mimozo, Grants Administrator
718.447.3329 x1003

Kelly Kuwabara, Arts Education Manager
718-447-3329 x1007
kkuwabara@statenislandarts.org

Staten Island Arts
PO Box 50197
Staten Island, NY 10305

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