Partners in Arts Education

Grant

  • Type: Foundations
  • Source: The National Guild For Community Arts Education
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Award

  • Award Min: $0.00
  • Award Max: $20,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown

Timing

  • Deadline: May 16, 2013

Eligibility:
Only organizations that are Full Members in good standing of the National Guild for Community Arts Education and are 501(c)3 nonprofits may apply. Non-member organizations should submit a membership application and first-year dues payments at least one week prior to submitting an application. Visit http://nationalguild.org/join.aspx for membership information.

Partnerships must serve K-12 public school students in one or more of the following cities (unless otherwise indicated, programs must serve students within city limits):
Allentown, PA
Atlanta, GA
Baltimore, MD
Boston, MA
Chicago, IL
Cleveland, OH
Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX
Dayton, OH
Denver, CO
Des Moines, IA
Detroit/Southfield, MI
Hartford, CT
Hillsborough & Pinellas Counties, FL
Houston, TX
Jersey City, NJ
Los Angeles County, CA
Miami, FL
Milwaukee, WI
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
New Orleans, LA
New York City, NY
Oakland, CA
Philadelphia, PA
Phoenix, AZ Metro Area
Pittsburgh, PA
Portland, OR
Providence/Warwick, RI
San Francisco, CA
Seattle/Bellevue, WA
St. Louis, MO
Tulsa, OK
Washington, DC Metro Area

Each student must receive at least 20 sessions of sequential arts instruction, with a minimum of at least 10 sessions per semester. Preference is given to programs that provide instruction at least once per week for a minimum of 10 weeks each semester.

All sessions must be led by professional teaching artists.

The number of students served must be 100 or more (the average number of students served by grantees during the 2012-2013 school year was 840, with a low of 166 and a high of 2,170).

Grant funds must be matched at least 1-to-1 with funding from other sources.

After-school or extended-day programs must be demonstrably tied to in-school learning and curricula.

Purpose:
The National Guild Has Received A $275,000 Grant From MetLife Foundation To Continue The MetLife Foundation Partners In Arts Education Program. The National Initiative—now Entering Its Ninth Year—aims To Improve Teaching And Learning In The Arts By Supporting And Promoting Exemplary Partnerships Between Nonprofit Arts Education Organizations And Public Schools. Objectives For 2013 Include The Distribution Of Grants Of Up To $20,000 To Support Arts Education Partnerships During The 2013-2014 School Year And The Production Of A Partnership Training Institute In Conjunction With The Guild's Annual Conference For Community Arts Education (Oct. 30 – Nov. 2 In Chicago, IL).

Additional Info:
Please direct questions to: James Horton, Program Director National Guild for Community Arts Education (212) 268-3337 ext. 12 jameshorton@nationalguild.org