Category Archives: arts grants

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Dreyfus Foundation Educational Grants from The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.-  Giving on a national basis to support museums, cultural, and performing arts programs; schools, hospitals, educational and skills training programs, programs for youth, seniors, and the handicapped; environmental and wildlife protection activities; and other community-based organizations and their programs. Organizations seeking support from the foundation may submit a letter of request, not exceeding three pages in length, which includes a brief description of the purpose of the organization, and a brief outline of the program or project for which funding is sought.

States: All States

Total Amount: $2,800,000.00 – $4,000,000.00

Average Amount: $1,000.00 – $20,000.00

Address: 2233 Wisconsin Avenue N.W., Suite 414, Washington, DC 20007

Telephone: 202-337-3300

E-mail: info@mvdreyfusfoundation.org

Website: Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation

Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other

Program Areas: Afterschool, Arts, At-Risk/Character, Disabilities, General Education, Health/PE, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, Special Education, STEM ( Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Next Deadline: 11/10/2013

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Classroom Grants the Association of American Educators- Classroom grants can be used for a variety of projects and materials, including but not limited to books, software, calculators, math manipulatives, art supplies, audio-visual equipment, and lab materials. Classroom grants are available to all educators.

States: All States

Average Amount: $500.00

Address: 27405 Puerta Real, Suite 230, Mission Viejo, California 92691

Telephone: 877-385-6264

E-mail: awards@aaeteachers.org

Website: Association of American Educators

Eligibility: Public School, Private School

Program Areas: Arts, General Education, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, Technology

Next Deadline: 3/1/2014

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American Express Foundation Educational Grants from American Express Foundation. Giving primarily in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, South Florida,Greensboro, NC, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Greater Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Washington, DC to support organizations involved with Historic Preservation & Conservation, Leadership and Community Service & Engagement.

States: All, but concentrations in Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah.
Total Amount: $7,000,000.00 – $20,000,000.00
Average Amount: $5,000.00 – $100,000.00
Address: see website for contact information for your location
Website: click here
Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other.
Program Funded: Arts, At-Risk/Character, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), All Other.
Deadline Comments: Inquiries for funding are accepted/reviewed on an ongoing basis

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J. C. Penney Company Fund, Inc.. Giving on a national basis in areas of company operations to support organizations involved with arts and culture, education, health and welfare, cancer, disaster relief, youth development, human services, retail industry, and civic betterment.

States: All states
Total Amount: $500,000-$1,500,000
Average Amount: $1,000-$10,000
Address: 6501 Legacy Drive, MS 1205, Plano, TX 75024
Telephone: 972-431-0000
Website: http://www.jcpenney.net/Our-Company/Social-Responsibility/Community.aspx
Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other
Program Funded: After-School, Arts, At-Risk/Character, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education, Health/PE, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), All Other
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

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ClassWish is a nonprofit organization that empowers parents, teachers and after-school educators to make positive change in kids’ lives by getting help to provide them with the classroom supplies they need. Parents, teachers or after-school program providers create an online wish list of classroom supplies they need to support kids’   learning activities. Supporters make tax-deductible contributions, and ClassWish purchases the supplies and sends them to the school.

States: All states
Address: 401 Seventh Avenue,  Office Level B, New York, NY 10001
Email: feedback@classwish.org
Website: http://www.classwish.org
Eligibility: Public School, Private School
Programs Funded: After-School, Arts, General Education, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

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Grant NameKinder Morgan Foundation Education Grants

Funded byKinder Morgan Foundation

DescriptionGrants are primarily directed to educational programs for youth in grades K-12. Funding is provided to local, state, provincial and regional educational institutions, libraries and programs that provide ongoing support, such as Junior Achievement. The foundation also supports youth programs provided by local arts organizations, symphony orchestras, museums and others. Initial approach is to contact the foundation for application form, which is required.

Program AreasArts, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education, Library, Math, Reading, Science/Environment, Social Studies

 Recipients:  Public School, Private School, Other

Proposal Deadline5/10/13

Contact Person:  Maureen Bulkley

Email:  km_foundation@kindermorgan.com

Average Amount$1,000.00 – $5,000.00

Telephone:  303-914-7655

Websitehttp://www.kindermorgan.com/community/

Availability:  All States

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Grant NameArts Grant

Funded byTarget

DescriptionTarget offers grants to schools and nonprofits that bring arts and cultural experiences directly to K-12 students. These programs must have a curriculum component.

Program AreasArts

 Recipients:  Public School, Private School, Other

Proposal Deadline4/30/13

Average Amount$2,000.00

Websitehttp://corporate.target.com/corporate-responsibility/grants/arts-culture-design-in-schools-grants

Availability:  All States

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Grant NameMusic Is Revolution Foundation Mini-Grants

Funded byMusic Is Revolution Foundation   

Description: The Music Is Revolution Foundation administers a mini-grant program for Music Is Revolution activities designed by teachers to implement, support, and/or improve their ability to provide quality music education for their students. Mini-grants up to $500 are available to teachers for music education activities of all types. Only projects that clearly contain a music education focus that is, projects based on the concept of music education, through musical experiences, initiating students into a sense of their social, academic, and cultural identity, and humanizing them through the emotional, cognitive, and/or physical impact of music will be considered. Applicants are encouraged to include activities that expose students to genres and styles of music not likely to be experienced as a part of their normal daily lives, and to plan the project with input from students, parents, and school administrators, so that the project supports the imaginations of the students while maintaining relevance to the curriculum already in place.

Program AreasArts

 Recipients:  Public School

Proposal Deadline4/15/13

Average Amount$500.00

Email:  grants@musicisrevolution.com

Websitehttp://www.svengirly.com/mir2/pdf/Mini_Grant_Application.pdf

Availability:  All States