Call for Proposals: Strengthening Schools through Arts Partnerships
This Arts Commission grant program supports substantive school/community partnerships that implement initiatives aimed at effecting change in low performing schools (Arizona "D" and "F" label schools) by strengthening teaching and learning in arts education and/or arts integration.
Proposals may focus on any number of effective models, and must utilize the proposed arts programming to address desired goals and outcomes in support of the school's school improvement plan and/or capacity-building efforts. Partnerships must include at least one school and one nonprofit arts organization or governmental entity; eligible schools must be Arizona "D" or "F" label schools (based on current accountability letter grade). Either partner may serve as the primary applicant.
The Letter of Interest deadline is Friday, May 8, 2015 and the 2015-2016 guidelines can be found online at http://www.azarts.gov/grants/special-initiatives/.