Thursday, July 10, 2008

Arts and Youth Deadlines

Revitalizing Arts Education Through Community-Wide Coordination RAND Corporation Bodilly, Susan; Catherine H. Augustine; Laura ZakarasBased on site visits, interviews, and literature and document reviews, presents a comparative case study of how six community initiatives were launched to improve arts education through collaboration among multiple organizations, and how they evolved. Published: June 2008 Funder(s): Wallace FoundationSubject(s): Arts and Culture; Arts and Culture, Arts Education; Community Improvement/Development
Summer Arts & Science Camps for Kids
Miami-Dade County’s Department of Cultural Affairs and The Children’s Trust seeks to fund non-profit organizations that will provide underserved children with opportunities to attend established high quality cultural arts and/or science summer camp programs at little or no cost for the 2008-2009 fiscal year. Priority attention will be given to projects that address children whose ability to participate in such programs may be limited by geography, economics or disability. Award ceiling: $30,000. Application deadline: November 3, 2008.
Tourist Development Council Grants Program
Miami-Dade County’s Department of Cultural Affairs provides support to significant cultural and/or special events, including sports activities and television/film origination projects that promote Miami-Dade County’s appeal as a tourist destination. Activities must be able to stimulate tourism by increasing hotel occupancy and will have significant media impact for Miami-Dade County. Eligible applicants include: 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations and for-profit organization with activities and projects that have less than a three-year track record in Miami-Dade County. Award ceiling: $25,000. Application deadlines: July 31, 2008; October 16, 2008; January 22, 2009; and April 2, 2009.
Youth Arts Enrichment Grants Program
Miami-Dade County’s Department of Cultural Affairs and The Children’s Trust seeks to enrich the lives of children through the arts by making the arts available to more children and families, whereby, children will have opportunities to have positive live arts experiences through arts instruction, arts intervention, in-school performances and/or public performances. Applicants to this program must have a minimum two-year track record of providing high quality, cultural arts programs for children and/or youth. Units of government and educational institutions such as schools, colleges and universities may not apply. Award ceiling: $30,000. Applicants must attend one mandatory workshop on July 18, 2008 or July 25, 2008. Application deadline: August 4, 2008.

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