Youth Arts Engagement Grant
Organizations can apply.
Opens Feb 15 2024 12:00 AM (MST)
Deadline Apr 4 2024 11:59 PM (MST)
Description

Youth Arts Engagement Grants support arts learning projects for young people that occur outside of traditional school hours.

What does it fund?

Youth Arts Engagement Grants support projects that…

  • focus on young people, ages 24 and under,
  • occur outside of traditional school hours (before/after school and/or during school holidays/breaks), and
  • center arts learning practices.

Such projects should also…

  • provide opportunities for creative expression in safe and nurturing environments,
  • honor youth voices, narratives, and perspectives, and
  • utilize the assets of the community being served.

Projects may take place in…

  • arts venues,
  • community centers,
  • school sites, and
  • other youth-oriented settings.

Arts learning projects feature sequential, hands-on learning through the arts to develop artistic skills, processes and creativity. Artistic and/or cultural discipline(s) may include, but are not limited to dance, literary arts, media arts, music, theatre, traditional and folk arts, and visual arts. Arts learning projects include specific objectives, outcomes and methods of evaluation that are well defined and relevant for the learners involved.

Who's it for? 

Eligible applicants for Youth Arts Engagement Grants include:

  • Arizona nonprofit organizations* with tax-exempt status
  • schools/school districts
  • units of government

*An unincorporated organization without tax-exempt status may apply through a nonprofit fiscal sponsor.

Award Amount

Organizations can request $2,500 to $5,000. There is no cash match required for this grant opportunity.

Please review the grant guidelines thoroughly before beginning your application.

Apply

Youth Arts Engagement Grant


Youth Arts Engagement Grants support arts learning projects for young people that occur outside of traditional school hours.

What does it fund?

Youth Arts Engagement Grants support projects that…

  • focus on young people, ages 24 and under,
  • occur outside of traditional school hours (before/after school and/or during school holidays/breaks), and
  • center arts learning practices.

Such projects should also…

  • provide opportunities for creative expression in safe and nurturing environments,
  • honor youth voices, narratives, and perspectives, and
  • utilize the assets of the community being served.

Projects may take place in…

  • arts venues,
  • community centers,
  • school sites, and
  • other youth-oriented settings.

Arts learning projects feature sequential, hands-on learning through the arts to develop artistic skills, processes and creativity. Artistic and/or cultural discipline(s) may include, but are not limited to dance, literary arts, media arts, music, theatre, traditional and folk arts, and visual arts. Arts learning projects include specific objectives, outcomes and methods of evaluation that are well defined and relevant for the learners involved.

Who's it for? 

Eligible applicants for Youth Arts Engagement Grants include:

  • Arizona nonprofit organizations* with tax-exempt status
  • schools/school districts
  • units of government

*An unincorporated organization without tax-exempt status may apply through a nonprofit fiscal sponsor.

Award Amount

Organizations can request $2,500 to $5,000. There is no cash match required for this grant opportunity.

Please review the grant guidelines thoroughly before beginning your application.

Apply
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Organizations can apply.
Opens
Feb 15 2024 12:00 AM (MST)
Deadline
Apr 4 2024 11:59 PM (MST)