Subject: Youth Development, Education, Afterschool, Arts Education, Humanities
Deadline: Feb. 8, 2017
"The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, is inviting applications for the 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award. Programs must:
- Operate as a program for children and youth outside of the school day. Preschool, after-school, weekend, and summer programs, however, may have a school-based component or use school space. Multi-site initiatives that meet the criteria also are eligible;
- Use one or more disciplines of the arts or the humanities as the core content of its program(s);
- Concentrate on children and youth who live in family and community circumstances that limit their opportunities—underserved children and youth are the primary participants in the program;
- Involve children and youth as active participants in the arts or humanities experience;
- Integrate arts or humanities education programs with youth development goals (e.g., enhanced leadership skills, self-confidence, and peer relations)."
Funder: The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Institute of Museum and Library Services
Eligibility: Applicant must be a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, unit of state or local government, or federally recognized tribal community or tribe.