The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) has announced that grants totaling $867,700 will be awarded to 41 Los Angeles County school districts. The Advancement Grant Program is administered through the LA County Arts Education Collective, the countywide initiative dedicated to making the arts a core part of every child’s growth and development. Advancement Grants, underwritten by the Arts Ed Collective Funders Council, offer flexible funding to school districts to advance arts education in LA County.
The Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, coordinated by the Department of Arts and Culture and KCET have joined forces to create a new documentary that explores the value of arts education for the youth, communities, and creative economy of LA County.
In August, the Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective (formerly Arts For All) announced $748,400 in one-year matching grants to 42 school districts, including three charter networks through its Advancement Grant Program.
The Los Angeles County Arts Commission releases findings from a 18-month survey of arts education in K-12 public schools.
The Burbank Leader reported that the LA County Arts Education Collective received the Burbank Arts For All Foundation 2016 Patron of the Arts Award. Burbank Unified School District was a vanguard district, joining the Collective in 2004.