Funding and Award Opportunities

  • Nominate Your School for the 2015 Schools of Excellence in Arts Education Awards!

    Applications are now open for the fifth annual Schools of Excellence in Arts Education Awards. Presented by ArtsEd Washington, in partnership with the Association of Washington School Principals, this prestigious distinction honors schools that include the arts as an essential part of their students’ education, providing a creative learning environment for outstanding student achievement through the ...
  • Call for Visual Art Teachers: Become a Professional Development Trainer for Regional Teacher Trainings

    Call for Visual Art Teachers: Become a Professional Development Trainer for Regional Teacher Trainings  Free Master Training Workshop: August 11-14, 2014 in South Seattle* Deadline to Apply: July 8, 2014 Participants may be selected before July 8 deadline as applications are received and reviewed. ArtsEd Washington is seeking highly qualified visual art teachers and teaching artists for ongoing ...
  • Crayola’s Champion Creatively Alive Children Grants

    Crayola, in collaboration with the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), seeks to support educators as they nurture creativity in the classroom.  With up to 20 grants available, educators who encourage children’s self expression and imagination are invited to apply.  Must be a member of NAESP.  Find more details and apply. Application deadline:  July 8, ...
  • MetLife Foundation Partners in Arts Education Award

    The MetLife Foundation Partners in Arts Education Program provides financial support for arts learning in K-12 public schools that prioritize student achievement while addressing state arts education standards.  Read the details and application guidelines. Application deadline:  May 20, 2011
  • Golden Apple Awards: Recognizing Our Educators

    Know a teacher who is making a difference in education through the arts? Nominations are now being accepted for the Golden Apple Awards.  The recipients are to represent the best in preK-12 education across Washington state.  Previous recipients include art teachers, arts organizations, arts education coordinators, and non-art teachers who utilize arts-teaching methods.  Learn more ...
  • Target’s Art and Culture in Schools Grant

    With the belief that the arts are part of a well-rounded education that every child deserves, Target offers their Art and Culture in Schools Grant, helping keep arts and culture in the classroom year after year.  Find more details including guidelines and the application process. Application deadline:  April 30
  • VSA Seeks Visual and Performing Teaching Artists With Disabilities for Fellowship Program

    VSA, the international organization on arts and disability, is seeking outstanding visual and performing teaching artists with disabilities for the 2011-12 Teaching Artist Fellowship program. The program recognizes the value teaching artists in integrating the arts into education, and seeks to enable artists with disabilities to serve as role models of diversity, expression, and inclusive learning ...
  • 11th Annual Music Student Scholarships

    Finish this essay: “How my music teacher has influenced me and my goals in school…” You could win your share of $20,000 including music products for your school music program! For more information, please click here.
  • NAMM Foundation WannaPlay Fund

    The WannaPlay Fund provides musical instruments to students with a demonstrated need and the school and organizations that serve them. For more information please click here.
  • All Kids Can CREATE

    The All Kids Can CREATE visual arts program showcases how students with and without disabilities learn through the arts in their schools and communities. The program is presented annually by VSA and CVS Caremark All Kids Can. All submitted artwork will be featured in an online gallery and considered for display in a national touring exhibition ...