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CFDA Number: 84.351F
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also known as: Arts in Education National Program

What's New

In August 2015, the Department awarded a new grant to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Information about this grantee can be found on the Awards page.

Program Description

This program supports national-level, high-quality arts education projects and programs for children and youth, with special emphasis on serving students from low-income families and students with disabilities.

Types of Projects

A project must serve low-income students and students with disabilities; and conduct the following activities on a national level:

  • Professional development based on national standards for pre-kindergarten-through-grade-12 arts educators.
  • Development and dissemination of instructional materials, including online resources, in multiple arts disciplines for arts educators.
  • Arts-based educational programming in music, dance, theater, media arts, and visual arts, including folk arts, for pre-kindergarten-through-grade-12 students and arts educators.
  • Community and national outreach activities that strengthen and expand partnerships among schools, school districts, and communities throughout the country.

Last Modified: 06/20/2017