All K-12 public and private, non-religious schools in Oklahoma can apply for Small Grant Support for Schools funds for eligible arts education programs that take place during the school day, after school, and during the summer. Individual schools are eligible for three grants of up to $2,500 per school year with a 10 percent cash match.
What types of projects are eligible for funding?
Arts education programming that takes place during the school day involving disciplines such as dance, literary arts, media arts, music, storytelling, theater, traditional, and visual arts. Programs must assess student learning.
What projects are not eligible for funding?
Capitol improvements, fundraisers, field trips
What expenses can be paid for using grant funds?
Fees for arts instruction, teaching resource materials and supplies (not to exceed 25 percent of the project cost)
What expenses cannot be paid for using grant funds?
Equipment, computers, software, cameras and/or other arts related hardware, food or beverages, awards such as ribbons, trophies and plaques, travel for students (including field trips), or as a substitution for regularly budgeted funds.
Individual schools are eligible for three awards of up to $2500 per year. Schools must provide a cash match equaling 10 percent of their total project budget. Awards are subject to funds available.
Visit the Grant Login page to login or learn how to apply for a grant.
For more information about programs that take place during normal school hours, please contact our Arts Education Director.
For information about programs that take place after school or during the summer, please contact our Arts Learning in Communities Director.