Arts Connect All Grant Opportunity

Posted by on November 3, 2008

VSA arts and MetLife Foundation Announce Arts Connect All Grant Opportunity
Deadline: December 12, 2008

VSA arts ( and MetLife Foundation have announced their fifth annual “Arts Connect All” grant opportunity for arts organizations to create or enhance inclusive educational programs by strengthening partnerships with local public schools. A maximum of ten grants of up to $15,000 each will be awarded to selected programs.

The program invites proposals from arts institutions whose programs incorporate the following: inclusive teaching practices; access to students with all types of disabilities; development of social, cognitive, and artistic skills; involvement of people with disabilities in planning and implementation; building staff, teacher, and/or artist knowledge and skill of inclusive practices; and collaborations with public schools that engage students, parents, and school administrators.

Nonprofit performing and exhibiting arts institutions, including museums, theaters, and multi-disciplinary arts presenters who are creating or have established educational programs are encouraged to apply. Arts organizations in the following cities are eligible: Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Denver, Hartford, Tampa, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Kansas City, St. Louis, Charlotte, Tulsa, Portland, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Providence, Nashville, Houston, and Seattle.

For more information regarding eligibility and selection criteria and/or to download an application form, visit the VSA arts Website.

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