Thursday, February 1, 2018

BPS Arts Expansion Request for Proposals Release and Information Session

The BPS Arts Expansion grant applications for the 2018-2019 school year are now available through the EdVestors website. Please see below for more information!  

RSVP for February 8th Information Session
Dear School Leaders, Teachers, Arts Partners, and Teaching Artists,

The BPS Arts Expansion grant applications for the 2018-2019 school year are now available through the EdVestors websiteThere will be an Information Session for all interested applicants on Thursday, February 8th, from 4-6pm at the Kuumba Library, located in Back Bay at 140 Clarendon St., Boston, 02116. If you plan to attend this Information Session, please register here. The goal of the BPS Arts Expansion Fund is to empower BPS schools to embrace, expand, and deepen arts instruction in schools. The deadline for submitting BPS Arts Expansion grant proposals is Tuesday, March 20 at 4pm, and applicants will be notified of funding decisions in early June. For other questions regarding the grant application process, please email or call 617-585-5451.

Boston Public Schools and their community arts partners are invited to apply for funding to expand arts opportunities within a school or group of schools, in keeping with the goals of BPS Arts Expansion. Schools, nonprofits, and individual teaching artists are eligible to apply. Please note this year, BPS Arts Expansion is also offering small individual arts educator grants to support professional development or materials needed for special projects for certified arts teachers and teaching artists working in a school.

Best wishes,
Ruth Mercado-Zizzo
BPS Arts Expansion Director, EdVestors
BPS Arts Expansion Grant Information Session
WhenThursday, February 8 from 4-6pm
Where: Kuumba Library
140 Clarendon St, 2nd Floor

Boston, 02116
NEW this year! BPS Arts Expansion is offering small individual arts educator grants
BPS Arts Expansion Grant Application Timeline
Feb. 1: Application and arts inventory data available viaEdVestors website

Feb. 8: Arts Grant Information Session 4-6pm

Mar. 20: Arts Grant Applications due by 4pm

Early June: Arts Grant Awards announced

Mid June: Arts Grantee orientation meeting

Please note all dates are subject to change