P/Arts stands for Philanthropic Arts and is our Foundation’s own initiative launched in 2019 helping to catalyze non-profit, tax-exempt public charities, accredited schools, universities, government agencies or public agencies to implement or enhance programs utilizing art and art education in daily curricula, early childhood education and to assist alternative learners.
An Average of 45 P/Arts Program grants will be awarded in 2019 and will together total $1 million.
P/Arts Program outline
Applications are accepted between January and October and typically take 4 weeks to receive a determination.
Applications must meet the following criteria:
Applicants must be principally located in Florida, New York, New England, or the District of Columbia.
Applicants must have proof of local partnerships and program space.
The proposed or existing arts program must impact at least 30 children or students within the first 6 months of implementation and no less than 60 by the end of 1 year.
A Case For The Arts
The P/Arts Program was created to encourage partnerships with between donors and tax-exempt, accredited schools, universities and government or public agencies who are using art and art education to:
Enhance or Transform Existing Outdated Public School Curricula
Motivate & Engage Children, Students and Alternative Learners
Deepen Professional Development for Teachers, Professors or Childcare Workers
Link School and Home
Use Evidence-Based, Art-Based Instruction
Help to Close the Education Achievement Gap
If you received a P/Arts grant, please submit your annual report by going to this form: P/Arts Annual Report.