Afterschool Funding Database

Funding Details

Program Name:
Arts in Education

Funder/Department Agency/Office:


These grants develop school-community partnership programs that improve the educational performance of at-risk children and youth by providing comprehensive, coordinated arts education services and programs, especially programs incorporating arts education standards.

Funds are used to ensure that all students have the opportunity to learn and to improve the educational performance and future potential of at-risk children and youth by providing comprehensive and coordinated educational and cultural services. Youth initiatives can use the funds to support education and enrichment programs for at-risk youth.

Subpart A: state educational agencies; local educational agencies; institutions of higher education; museums and other cultural institutions; other public/private agencies, institutions, and organizations. Subpart B: local educational agencies; all entities listed under Subpart A; nonprofit institutions of higher education, arts, literary, cultural organizations; private for-profit entities and organizations.

Matching Requirements:
There are no matching requirements.

Potential Partners:

Community-based organizations, nonprofits, local educational agencies

Level of Difficulty:
No Data

Resource Links:
Issue Brief - Arts and Afterschool: A Powerful Combination

Application Process:
An applicant should consult the official designated as the single point of contact in his/her state for more information on the process the state requires to be followed in applying for assistance.

Flow of Funds:
Successful and unsuccessful applicants are notified of the outcome, and grant awards are prepared and mailed to successful grantees.

Program Website:
Click for Program Web Address

Telephone Number:
(202) 401-3813