Maybe something here would help. Writing a grant isn't that hard- just time
consuming.. You could do it. Betsy
GRANT AND FUNDING INFORMATION
Circulated as a Public Service by NAEA
The Bell Atlantic Foundation has grants to support organizations that
improve education, community services, and the arts. The foundation's
education funding has a technological bent, providing schools with
access to equipment, integrating technology into the classroom, and
helping train teachers to use these advances more effectively. Get more
information at www.bellatlanticfoundation.com.
The Carolyn Foundation supports the education and development of
children, youths and families; and arts and culture in New Haven, CT,
and Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN. The foundation favors programmatic
contributions over capital grants. Grants typically ranged from $5,000
to $60,000. Deadlines are July 31 and Jan. 31. Contact: Carol Fetzer,
Carolyn Foundation, 4800 First Bank PI., Minneapolis, MN 55402, (612)
The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations support education projects that
strengthen teachers and their teaching in grades 9-12. Non-profits,
including school districts, are eligible. The foundation encourages
collaborations between school districts and higher education
institutions. Projects should reach a large audience and be adaptable
for dissemination. In considering proposals to support high school
teaching, collaborative partnerships between the faculties of colleges
(e.g., arts, sciences and education) and high schools or combined
efforts involving reform organizations, colleges/universities and high
schools are encouraged. Proposals may cover a wide range of initiatives
to improve teaching. Project examples include teacher professional
development and use of new technologies to enhance teaching methods.
Special consideration will be given to projects addressing education
issues on a national level. Grants typically range from $75,000 to
$125,000. No deadline. For more information contact Jonathan Howe,
Executive Director, Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, 111 Riverside Ave.,
Suite 130, Jacksonville, FL 32202-4921, (904) 359-0670.
The GenCorp Foundation funds elementary and secondary education projects
with grants to non-profits, including schools, in communities where the
company operates. Projects should focus on parental involvement,
literacy, school-to-work transition, teacher training and student ach
ievement. GenCorp favors community-based initiatives that promote
partnerships among schools, business and youth organizations. Grants
usually range from $1,000 to $5,000, but the foundation has given awards
up to $100,000. No deadline. For more information, contact Theresa
Carter, Director, GenCorp Foundation, 175 Ghent Rd., Fairlawn, OH
44333-3300, (330) 869-4289.
The Aon Foundation supports projects that promote youth development
through health, education, the arts and cultural activities, to
schools, school districts and other nonprofit organizations in
communities where the company operates, especially the Chicago area.
Supported initiatives include community-based projects that focus on
youths' development mentally, physically and academically, and
demonstrate positive intervention by including an outcome evaluation
component. Grants range from $1,000 to $10,000. Deadlines are April 1,
July 1, and Oct. 1. For more information contact Cecilia Garibay, (312)
701-3035; submit proposals to Carolyn Labutka, Executive Director, Aon
Foundation, 123 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60606; fax (312) 701-4533.
> I know some of you are extremely resourceful & if you know of any special
> grants or artist in residencies (and hopefully I wouldn't have to move
> again!) in using arts with special needs populations, please let me know.