The Depot Theatre is the sponsor of the Adirondack Arts-in-Education Partnership, which offers services to the field, technical assistance and administers New York State Council on the Arts Local Capacity Building Grants.
Grant Opportunity for Schools and Artists!
The Adirondack Arts in Education Partnership (AAIEP) is pleased to announce the availability of grants to support collaborative projects between schools and local artists and/or cultural organizations in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton and Warren Counties in Northern NY. Projects will involve partnerships between classroom teachers and teaching artists that incorporate arts-based learning to support learning across curricula.
The grant program, called the Local Capacity Building Initiative (LCB), is a state-wide regrant program and is sponsored by the New York State Council on the Arts. To date, the LCB grant program has benefited 3,500+ students, approximately 50 artists and helped to increase spending for Arts Education programming by over $100,000 throughout 25 school districts (31 schools) within Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton and Warren Counties!
Please plan on attending one of the grant seminars in a nearby location.
Thursday March 8 at the Hand House/Bruce Crary Foundation in Elizabethtown, NY. 4-5:30 pm.
Tuesday March 13, at the Chapman Museum, Glens Falls, NY 3:30- 5pm
Tuesday March 20, at the North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, Plattsburgh, NY 4-5:30pm.
The Adirondack Arts in Education Partnership is a consortium of non-profit organizations, artists, and schools, which seeks to cultivate quality arts-based programs in the region's public schools through education, advocacy, and financial support. The Partnership is a program of the Depot Theatre in Westport NY and is supported with funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency.