P/Arts stands for Philanthropic Arts and is our Foundation’s own initiative launched in 2019 hoping 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.
25 P/Arts Program grants will be awarded in 2019 and will together total $1 million.
P/Arts Program outline
Applications are accepted between March and October and 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 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.
Applicants must agree to the terms and conditions of the P/Arts Program and abide by all reporting deadlines (4 in a 12-month period).
A Case For The Arts
The P/Arts Program was created to encourage partnerships with non-profit, tax-exempt public charities, accredited schools or 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Enhance or Transform Existing Outdated Public School Curricula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