City of Austin: $475,000 available for arts education non-profits!
Thanks to everyone who applied for the Arts Education Relief Grant, which invests in Austin’s diverse arts education non-profit organizations. Learn more about the panel review and announcement via the city's grant webpage.
Students engaged with the arts are more likely to pass standardized tests, graduate high school and enroll in higher education. Unfortunately, many schools are unable to provide students access to arts learning and programs that are proven to help young people succeed. View Our Case Studies
Over 85% of teachers receiving creative teaching professional development report these teaching strategies increase student achievement, student engagement and help them rethink their approach to teaching and student learning. By providing another tool that works, teachers expand their repertoires of effective instructional techniques.
Creative skills continue to rise as a critical need for the future workforce. Innovation drives the US economy and global marketplace. Schools must explicitly address how we build these vital skills. The Center for Research on Creativity reports significant advances in the creative development of our students.