Application Period

Grant applications for 2022-23 school year are now closed.

Please check back in January for access to future Advancement Grant guidelines, instructions and application. You may preview the guidelines from the most recently grant cycle below.


Application Workshop

We are offering online application workshops for school districts interested in applying. Join us to learn about the 2022-23 guidelines, hear tips for submitting a strong request, and have your questions answered by Arts and Culture staff. If you are interested in receiving one-on-one support, join us for office hours following the workshops. Please note that both workshops will cover the same material.

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Webinar: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Virtual Office Hours: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Webinar: 10:00am – noon
Virtual Office Hours: noon – 2:00pm


If you were unable to attend one of the live webinars, you can access the recordings by topic below. 


School District Arts Plan Tune-Up

Are you looking to kickstart your Advancement Grant planning? Work with Arts Ed Collective Coaches at this virtual workshop to revitalize your school district Arts Education Plan. This workshop serves as a great strategy session for identifying your district's top funding priorities for Advancement Grant applications. Whether you’re in the midst of implementing a current plan or have an out-of-date plan, this workshop is for you! This convening will give you a chance to collaborate with Arts Ed Collective Coaches, who will provide the tools for thinking strategically about your arts education plan.

Thursday, February 3, 2022
Webinar: 1:30pm – 3:30pm



If you have additional questions or would like to schedule a one-on-one meeting with Arts and Culture staff, please contact Program Manager, Keelia Postlethwaite Stinnett.