*The 2020 grant cycle is now open.
2020 Teaching Artist Grant
Teaching Artist grants support sequential, arts education projects that take place in-school, after school, or in community centers.
Applicants must choose from one of the following project strands:
- In-School Projects taking place during the School Day
- After-School Projects taking place at a School or Community Center
Projects can only support K-12 aged students. After-School Projects do not have to be open to the general public. Project must provide at least 3 sequential, teaching sessions between the same teaching artist(s) and the same group of students.
Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 are available to artists and nonprofit organizations. More detailed information on eligibility and qualification is found in the grant guidelines.
The application deadline is 11:59pm on Friday, October 18, 2019. Applications are submitted online.
Application Submission, Guidelines, & Budget Form
Application Support Materials
Applying to grants can often be overwhelming, but we’ve put together the following to help make the process as simple as possible:
Application Creation Video
We’ve put together the following application creation video to help make the process as simple as possible (Best listening is through headphones or speakers on high. Please note, this video is several years old and slight changes to the current application may exist):
Budget Creation Video
We’ve put together the following budget creation video to help make the process as simple as possible (Best listening is through headphones or speakers on high. Please note, this video is several years old and slight changes to the current budget may exist):
Seminars & Webinars
Applicants will learn general information about the grant programs, eligibility, how to use the online application system, tips on creating a competitive application, and more.
New applicants are required to attend an online webinar or in-person application review session. Returning applications are strongly encouraged to attend as grant programs change from year to year. Advanced registration is required for webinars. RSVPs to chris@eARTS.org are required for in-person application review sessions. In the event less than 3 RSVPs are received, the application review session will be canceled.
Assistance, Marketing, & Final Reporting
Please contact Chris Walters, The ARTS Council’s Grants Manager, via email or at 607-962-1332 x205 for more information and assistance on this or other grant programs. All grant recipients are encouraged to market their project throughout the community. All grant recipients are required to submit a final report.
Grant Review Panels
We are currently looking for review panelists from Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, and Tioga counties to serve on grants panels for the 2020 Community Arts, Individual Artist, and Teaching Artist Grant programs.
More coming soon.