Funding and Award Opportunities

  • 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 ...
  • The Foundation Center Launches GrantSpace

    GrantSpaceSM, a service of the Foundation Center, offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of grantseekers. GrantSpaceSM is the place for grantseekers to: EXPLORE in-depth content ENGAGE with a community of peers and experts ENERGIZE your fundraising efforts For more information, or to access GrantSpace, please visit http://grantspace.org/.
  • GRAMMY Signature Schools Awards

    The GRAMMY Signature Schools Enterprise Award provides special awards and cash grants to public high school music programs across the country based primarily upon need. Grants range from $1,000 – $5,000 As the GRAMMY Award signifies excellence in recording, GRAMMY Signature Schools is designed to honor exceptional public high school music programs across the country with ...