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Artist Call- National Art Education Foundation Seeks Applications for 2013 Art Educator Grants

Deadline: October 1, 2013

The National Art Education Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the National Art Education Association, is accepting applications from NAEF members for programs that support classroom-based arts education. Through its 2013 grant cycle, NAEF is offering the following funding opportunities:

Ruth Halvorsen Professional Development Grants: Annual scholarships of up to $2,500 will be awarded to qualified art educators whose proposals focus on understanding, implementation of, and issues related to the National Visual Arts Standards and/or which support the improvement of the teaching of art.

Mary McMullan Grants: Grants of up to $2,500 will be awarded for projects that promote arts education as an integral part of the curriculum and establish and/or improve the instruction of art in public and private elementary and secondary schools as well as institutions of higher education in the United States.

NAEF Research Grants: Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to support research in arts education that advances knowledge in the field as well as the goals outlined in Creating a Visual Arts Research Agenda Toward the 21st Century (see NAEA Web site).

SHIP Grants: Grants of up to $500 will be awarded to arts educators seeking equipment and/or instructional resources needed to advance student learning related to the National Visual Arts Standards.

Teacher Incentive Grants: Scholarships of up to $2,500 will be awarded to individual art educators to attend training and education programs that promote the improvement of the teaching of art, including instructional process, curriculum, student learning, student assessment, classroom management, or other practices relating to instructional interaction and the achievement of student learning.

Grants are made only to NAEA members (including student and retired members), state/province associations, and recognized NAEA affiliates. Qualified applicants must have been active NAEA members for at least a year prior to the date of application.

See the National Art Education Foundation Web site for eligibility and application guidelines.

Link to Complete RFP

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