A granting program for teachers in Lafayette Parish Public
*Nearly $15,000 is available to fund arts projects in
Lafayette Parish Public Schools!
Questions? Call us
at 337.233.7060, ext 232, or email Paige@AcadianaCenterfortheArts.or
The Arts Grants for Teachers program is funded by the
Lafayette Parish School System and coordinated by the Acadiana Center for the
Arts. The purpose of this grant program is to encourage teachers to design and
develop artistically creative and innovative projects involving the visual and
These projects can:
an understanding and appreciation of the arts
other arts-related activities already implemented in the schools
direct student involvement in the arts
permanent arts resources
the arts into other academic disciplines
support for teachers to become more proficient in the arts
An individual educator can request up to $500. Shared grant
submitted by two or more teachers can request up to $1000. Arts Expo Special
Projects Grants are grant awards that will go to projects that will culminate in a performance or exhibit during the Student Arts Expo. To qualify for these grants,
there must be a minimum of three participating teachers and classes. You may
request up to $1500.
Applications are reviewed on a competitive basis with two
grant rounds per year. To schedule a grant workshop in your school,
contact Paige at 337.233.7060, ext. 232 or Paige@AcadianaCenterfortheArts.org.
Round I deadline
(for projects to take place January–May, 2013) is December 7, 2012.
Round II deadline
(for projects to take place in the 2013–2014 school year) is May 3, 2013.
2012-2013 AGFT Application Interactive Microsoft Word doc.
2012-2013 AGFT Application Printable pdf.