Arts Learning


Deb Vaughn
(503) 986-0085
Grant Deadline
  • June 1, 2016
Grant Overview

Arts Learning grants support projects that:

  • Expand opportunities for K-12 students to learn in and through the arts, producing measurable learning outcomes;
  • Respond to an arts education issue demonstrated by specific schools(s) or a community; 
  • Provide professional development opportunities so Oregon’s teaching artists, teachers and administrators increase their knowledge about the value of the arts in student learning;
  • Promote the arts as integral to a comprehensive education;
  • Embed meaningful evaluation practices in the project design; and
  • Include sustained and substantive interactions with students over time, rather than single events or stand-alone activities.

Requests for Arts Learning Grants may include support for the following:

  • Regional or statewide work with schools and communities to develop, implement and deliver substantive arts education projects for students and teachers;
  • Advocacy work and networking among teachers, artists, students and communities to make the arts an integral part of learning;
  • Professional development for teachers including conferences and workshops; and/or
  • Meaningful out-of-school work that takes place as part of an extended school day program, during vacation periods or in community organizations.

Oregon Arts Commission

(503) 986-0082 (phone)
(503) 986-0260 (fax)
775 Summer Street NE, Ste 200
Salem, OR 97301-1280