Arts Partnership Grant Programs

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Arts for Multilingual Learners and Students with Disabilities 

Application Deadline: 11:59pm by Friday, June 17, 2022 

This program helps schools build arts partnerships that enhance arts opportunities for diverse groups of students, with a focus on Multilingual Learners (ELLs) and Students with Disabilities (SWD). Schools may apply to spend up to $15,000 to work with an experienced local arts organization to implement school-based arts residencies that boost student achievement in and through the arts, while developing and promoting best practices in arts education. For more information, including application instructions, click on the appropriate link below: 

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Arts and Family Engagement

Application Deadline: 11:59pm by Friday, June 17, 2022 

Sparking new partnerships and leveraging schools' existing relationships with NYC arts and cultural organizations, this program provides $2,500 to support arts partner-coordinated workshops and other events that showcase students' school-based arts experiences, engage students and family in art-making or learning activities, and demonstrate the power of the arts in the school setting. For more information, including application instructions, click on the link below: 

The deadline to apply for both grants is 11:59pm by Tuesday, May 31, 2022. 

Tips for Writing Strong Grant Proposals

The Arts Partnership Grants document has helpful information on how to write strong grant proposals for the above Arts Partnership Programs. 

For questions about any of our grants, please contact Audrey Cox, Director of Arts Partnerships, at Acox16@schools.nyc.gov 

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