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.

FY23 Arts in Education Partnership Grant

About this Grant

ArtsWA’s Arts in Education (AIE) program amplifies and expands arts and cultural learning opportunities for students and educators (PreK-12). This Arts in Education (AIE) Partnership Grant supports arts and cultural programming that is accessible to a diversity of PreK-12 students and families across Washington State. AIE Partnership Grant funds support community partnerships that increase youth access to arts learning through pandemic related recovery efforts and beyond. Eligible arts and cultural learning programs for PreK-12 students can include a focus on dance, theater, music, visual arts, media arts, literary arts, folk and traditional arts, and other interdisciplinary approaches.

The AIE Partnership Grant is

  • Focused on PreK-12 arts learning and community partnerships
  • Open to both new and continuing arts education partnerships
  • A one-year grant cycle due to the unique nature of pandemic related recovery needs
  • Open to both in-and out-of-school PreK-12 Arts in Education programming
  • Note: Early Learning school communities are encouraged to apply for a Creative Start grant here.

Funding Amount

  • $8,000 – $15,000
  • No matching funds required

Important Dates

  • Application Opens: February 17, 2022
  • Application Deadline: March 31, 2022 at 5:00 pm
  • Notification of Grant Award: June 8, 2022
  • Grant Funded Activities: July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023
  • Final Report Due: July 31, 2023

Application Information

Apply Online Via Submittable

AIE Partnership Grant applications must be submitted through the online grant platform, Submittable. ArtsWA will accept applications in Submittable starting February 17 through March 31, 2022 at 5:00 pm.

Contact us

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

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