Keep the Arts in Public Schools

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Schools need money for their arts programs. The Custom Culture Grant Program is here to help.

Vans Custom Culture Grants

  vans custom culture grants program Americans for the Arts is pleased to again partner with VANS the Custom Culture Grant program. This program seeks to increase visibility for and resources available to arts educators and schools across the country, in order to sustain the arts as a vital part of education. The grant program is supported by…Read More
Here's what schools can do with this money. Go vote for your favorite school so they can get the supplies they need!

Todd aims for grant

Beloit Daily News
Posted: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 4:00 pm Todd aims for grant Todd School could soon win a big grant to buy art supplies — if members of the community help out. KRIS Wines is sponsoring an “Art of Education” Facebook Contest through Oct. 31. The school with the most votes will win a $5,000 grant. Grants for $2,000 will be given to schools…Read More
Alex Sarian blogs about his experience translating new arts education advocacy tools into Spanish.

How do you say “Arts Education” in Spanish?

Alex Sarian If you take a minute to reach out and feel the pulse of the arts education landscape around the country, I’m willing to bet you’ll hear the phrase “Community Engagement” a lot more than you’d expect: cultural institutions in every state provide education programs that engage the community through the arts; schools across the nation…Read More
To support Saige’s message of preserving arts programs in U.S. schools, Americans for the Arts has teamed up with American Girl to provide tools and resources for arts supporters everywhere. Whether you’re a parent, caretaker, or concerned citizen, there are many things you can do to take action, just like Saige did. Follow the link before for a…Read More
Kerr-Vance Academy in Henderson, North Carolina wins this year's Elevate the Arts program taking home the top prize of $10,000! Their philosophy? Glad you asked. "Art classes help children to develop important life skills. They help children be creative, and learn problem solving, perseverance, non-verbal communication, and dedication, all while…Read More
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