PUBLISHED: 3:57 PM on Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Art educator grant applications available
Alaska State Council on the Arts
The Alaska State Council on the Arts, in partnership with the Rasmuson Foundation and the Alaska Arts & Culture Foundation, is pleased to announce the availability of applications for the Arts Educator Grant.

There are two deadlines for this grant: December 1, 2006 and March 1, 2007. This is a postmark deadline.

This grant is designed to encourage the reconnection of art teachers to the practice of their art.

Four awards, each up to $3,000, are available for K-12 arts educators whose primary responsibility is arts instruction, teaching a minimum of three years and permanently assigned full or part time in an Alaskan school.

This grant is one of the four new arts education grant opportunities being offered through the Alaska State Council on the Arts. These grants were created and funded by the Rasmuson Foundation and administered through a partnership between the Alaska Arts & Culture Foundation and the Alaska State Council on the Arts.

Applications and guidelines are available at:

For more information about this grant, please contact the Alaska State Council on the Arts - Arts Education office at (907) 265-6682, or toll-free in Alaska at 1-888-278-7424.