Oklahoma Arts Council Grants
Schools Can Apply for Classroom Supply Grants through Nov. 1
Applications are now open for schools to request up to $500 to purchase eligible art supplies and materials for their visual and performing arts classrooms. The Oklahoma Arts Council's new Classroom Supply Grants for Visual and Performing Arts program is available to PreK-12 public, public charter, and non-religious private schools statewide. Schools must have at least one part-time arts instructor in the discipline for which they seek funding.
Supplies for programs involving dance, drama and theatre, music, and visual arts (including media arts) can be purchased using grant funding. Eligible supplies include, but are not limited to, sheet music, props, instrument rental, drawing and painting materials, clay, cleaning supplies, and other consumable art materials.
Apply for a Classroom Supply Grant. Deadline to apply is November 1.
NALAC Fund for the Arts Accepting Applications
The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) is currently accepting applications for theNALAC Fund for the Arts. The program offers support through several categories for Latinx artists/ensembles and for organizations whose primary mission is focused on Latinx arts and culture in any discipline.
Awards of up to $10,000 will be granted. Funding can assist in the development, creation, presentation, and sustainbility or artistic excellence. For organizations, funding can be used for individual projects and programming or operational support.
Among the NALAC Fund for the Arts categories, the NALAC Pod Grant is open to Latinx artists or cultural workers for projects focusing on leadership development and network building.
Deadline to apply is September 25 for projects taking place in 2020. Click here to learn more.
YoungArts' National Arts Competition
Emerging artists in Oklahoma ages 15-18 or in grades 10-12 are encouraged to apply for YoungArts' National Arts Competition. Open to students across the United States, the competition includes 10 disciplines in the performing and visual arts. Submissions are evaluated on merit through a blind adjudication process. Approximately 700 winners were selected in last year's competition.
Winners receive awards of up to $10,000, professional development, and mentorship opportunities. They also receive performance and exhibition opportunties at leading cultural institutions.
Applications are due October 11. Click here to learn more.
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