Friday, August 29, 2008

Grant Alert: Upcoming Grants
Arts in Education Program
The Arts in Education (AIE) program supports activities that promote the arts as an integral part of education and lifelong learning for all people in the State of Florida. It aims to support projects which make a difference in the community, such as: in-depth residencies at schools, colleges & universities, hospitals, detention centers & prisons, nursing facilities, hospitals & assisted living centers, cultural or community centers; cultural programs serving elders and the building of intergenerational programs; professional development for teachers; arts in education research, evaluation and assessment tools; and partnerships between cultural organizations and others which promote quality artistic programs and lifelong learning in the arts. Eligible applicants include: Rural and/or Underserved counties. Award ceiling: $15,000. Application deadline: December 8, 2008.
Cultural Support Grants Program
The mission of the Cultural Support Grants Program is to foster excellence and diversity in art and culture for all the people in the State of Florida. Through these grants, the Division encourages a commitment to outreach and educational services to underserved areas and populations and increased access for persons with disabilities. Funded by the Florida Legislature, the program supports non-profit cultural organizations, recurring cultural programs, museums and non-arts organizations. Two types of funding are offered: General Program Support and Specific Projects. Award ceiling: $350,000. Application deadline: December 15, 2008.