Leschi Elementary students in grades 2 & 3 rehearsing dance onstage at McCaw Hall.
Leschi Elementary students in grades 2 & 3 rehearsing onstage at McCaw Hall. Photo by Lindsay Thomas.

FY22 Arts in Education Partnership Grant – CLOSED

About this Grant

K-12 educators and students face many pandemic-related challenges. Schools, educators, and community organizations are working to sustain and reimagine remote, hybrid, and in-person arts programming. This one-year grant supports partnerships between a non-profit organization, a K-12 school, school district, or tribal agency. These partners will increase student access to arts learning through pandemic recovery efforts and beyond.

Note: For past applicants and grantees of the Community Consortium or First Step Grants, this grant is a revised and combined continuation of both programs.

The Fiscal Year (FY)22 AIE Partnership grant is:

  • Open to both new and continuing arts education partnerships.
  • A one-year grant cycle due to the unique nature of COVID-related recovery needs.
  • Open to both in-and out-of-school K-12 Arts in Education programming.

Funding Amount

  • $8,000 – $15,000
  • Matching funds required

Important Dates

  • Application Opens: February 25, 2021
  • Application Deadline: April 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm
  • Notification of Grant Award: May 28, 2021
  • When Funds will be Distributed: July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022
  • Final Report Due: July 31, 2022


Application Information

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Applications must be submitted through the ZoomGrants online grant platform. You must use the following custom link button to apply. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on the final deadline date.

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Contact us

If you have any questions about this grant, please contact: Tamar Krames, Arts In Education Program Manager, at 360-252-9973.