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Arts in Education (AIE) Grants

Grants to Alabama Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, and PreK-12
Teachers to Enhance Arts Experiences in PreK-12 Schools

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Alabama State Council on the Arts

Deadline Date:

09/01/20 5:00 PM

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Grants to Alabama nonprofit organizations, schools, institutions of higher education, and PreK-12 arts educators to enhance art experiences in schools. Funding is intended to support fellowships, projects, and arts enrichment activities that increase students' exposure to the arts.

Curriculum-Based Project Grants: Provides support for specific projects that advance the goal of the arts as an essential component of PreK-12 curriculum. Projects must seek to establish, expand or advance arts education as defined by the Alabama State Department of Education in the Alabama Course of Study: Arts Education. Trips out of state or abroad do not receive priority, and must be related to a specific project that will have long term impact. For more information: 

http://www.arts.state.al.us/programs/AIE/curriculum_grant.aspx

AIE Enhancement Grants: Provides small grants for schools and organizations engaging in arts exposure and arts enrichment activities, such as in-school performances, field trips to arts facilities or events, or professional development workshops. Trips out of state or abroad do not receive priority, and must be related to a specific project that will have long term impact. Funds may be used for transportation, tickets, presenter fees, workshop fees, and other direct costs related to the enhancement activities. Support may also be requested for emerging projects that are not yet fully developed into curriculum-based activities. For more information:

http://www.arts.state.al.us/programs/AIE/AIE_enhancement.aspx

Arts Educator Fellowship: A recognition award for exceptional teaching and personal mentoring of Alabama students within one or more of the arts disciplines as defined by the Alabama Course of Study, Arts Education. The cash award should be used to further the career of the artist educator, enhancing creativity in the arts and educational practice. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181328

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Arts Education Fellowships: $5,000 award
- Curriculum-Based Project Grants: There is no limit on how much may be requested. However, grant amounts rarely exceed $10,000.
- AIE Enhancement Grants: $1,000 - $3,000

Term of Contract:

June 1 - For school-year projects
September 1 - For projects which will occur between January 1 and September 30
AIE Enhancement Grants: Emerging projects will be eligible for no more than 2 years of funding under this program.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Curriculum-Based Project Grants: Applicants may be individual schools, school systems or non-profit organizations, and may apply independently or as a collaboration/ partnership. Any partners listed in the proposal should include letters of commitment in support materials. Institutions of higher education are encouraged to apply under this component for projects that address curriculum development and/or professional development in arts education.

AIE Enhancement Grants: Applicants may be individual schools, school systems or non-profit organizations, and may apply independently or as a collaboration/partnership. Any partners listed in the proposal should include letters of commitment in support materials. Funding is not available for band uniforms or instruments.

Arts in Education Fellowships:
- Applicant must be a legal resident of Alabama and must have lived in the state for two years prior to application deadline date and is expected to maintain residency during the period of the grant award (Oct 1, 2020 - Sept 30, 2021)
- Applicant must be an Alabama arts educator that is currently employed and teaching in an accredited K-12 Institution located in Alabama.
- Applicant must hold a current position dedicated to teaching the arts at least half time.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadlines:
- March 2 for Arts Educator Fellowship
- June 1 for school year projects.
- September 1 for projects which will occur between January 1 and September 30.

Please note: The June and September 1 deadlines apply only to the Curriculum-Based Project Grants and AIE Enhancement Grants program components.

Organizations or individuals who are applying to the Council for the first time are encouraged to submit a draft version of their application to be reviewed by a program manager. Draft applications should be submitted for review no later than three to four weeks prior to the deadline date.

Arts Educator Fellowships: In addition to the eGrant submission, applicants are required to submit support materials for panel review along with an original signed copy of the Certification Page to arrive in the Council on the Arts offices no later than March 5th at 5 PM.

It is highly recommended that applicants seek advice and support from the Arts in Education Program Manager, Diana F. Green, when applying for Curriculum-Based Project Grants.

Curriculum-Based Project grants must be matched dollar-for-dollar in cash, or a combination of cash and in-kind support. There is no limit on how much may be requested. However, grant amounts rarely exceed $10,000.

AIE Enhancement grants must be matched dollar for dollar in cash. Schools with over 40% students living under the poverty level may request enhancement grants with reduced or no matching requirements. Organizations partnering with schools are not eligible for a reduced matching requirement.

How to Apply: http://www.arts.state.al.us/grants/howtoapply.aspx

Grant Application Process:
http://www.arts.state.al.us/Grants/grant_app_process.aspx

FAQ: http://www.arts.state.al.us/grants/FAQ.aspx

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online through eGRANT: https://alabamaarts.egrant.net/

For questions related to Arts in Education, please contact:

Diana F. Green, Arts in Education Program Manager
diana.green@arts.alabama.gov

Rosalind Tucker, Program Assistant
334-242-5128

Alabama State Council on the Arts
201 Monroe Street, Suite 110
Montgomery, AL 36104-3721

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