Grants and resources are available to arts and community organizations, schools, educators, teaching artists and more, in support of learning in, through and about the arts. Through the Arts Learning department at the Arizona Commission on the Arts, grants and resources support a range of arts learning activities taking place in a variety of settings and formats.

Arts Learning Collaboration Grants
Arts Learning Collaboration Grants enhance the work of arts educators, classroom teachers and school-based arts programs through collaborative projects taking place in-school (during regular school hours), after-school, or during summer/inter-session and in-services.

Lifelong Arts Engagement Grants

Lifelong Arts Engagement Grants enhance the work of community and social service organizations/ governmental entities through partnership projects with professional teaching artists and/or arts organizations.

Strengthening Schools Through Arts Partnerships

Strengthening Schools through Arts Partnership grants provide support for substantive school/community partnerships that implement initiatives aimed at effecting change in low performing schools (Arizona “D” and “F” label schools) by strengthening teaching and learning in arts education and/or arts integration.

Professional Development Grants
Professional Development Grants provide funding to arts educator, teaching artists and arts administrators for participation in artistic development and skills building activities or opportunities that contribute to professional growth and career development.

Other Funding Opportunities

This document provides a list of other potential funding opportunities for a variety of arts learning-related programming and expenses. This list is provided for the convenience of grant seekers and is not comprehensive.