Teachers can apply for an artist or art historian for their classroom. These are visual and material artists who would complement the lesson plan. This program is open to teachers at low-income public schools for Kindergarten through 12th grade in Alameda, San Mateo, and San Francisco counties. Examples: painter, sculptor, wood carver, weaver.
Limit of two grants per school and one grant per teacher.
Grants of up to $500 will be given to pay for the artist and materials.
Send your application in as soon as it is ready – money is limited. Funding will be immediately available, if approved.
Fax your application to (510) 645-1892, or scan and email your application to email@example.com.
Simply fax in (or scan and email) a description of your idea on school letterhead, including the following information:
For questions, please contact us at (510) 645-1890 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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“This grant definitely helped me in my teaching by reinforcing once again how important the arts are for children! Moreover, the materials and technique are doable in the classroom. The visiting artist inspired my students and their teacher!”
– Andrea Soltero, fourth grade teacher