Each year, thousands of students across the state compete in Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry recitation competition. In February, each participating school will send their champion to one of three regional competitions to determine the nine students who will vie for the title of state champion in March.
The application period for Fiscal Year 2021 Community Investment Grants and Festival Grants is now open! Community Investment Grants (CIG) provide unrestricted general operating support to nonprofit arts organizations of all sizes. Festival Grants support organizations in their efforts to provide quality arts programming through festival activities.