Dates and Deadlines

August 3, 2017, 10 am Cultural Arts Representative Training held at United Arts' office; pick one. 
No need to register; 
simply show up!
August 5, 2017, 10 am  Cultural Arts Representative Training; see above!
August 9, 2017 6 pm Cultural Arts Representative Training; see above!
August 12, 2017, 
8:30 am – 4 pm
Cultural Arts Booking Fair at Wakefield H.S.
September 6, 2017, 5 pm DUE: Grant Application and $100 application fee
September 15, 2017  Grant Award Notifications sent
September 16 – 
December 7, 2017
DUE: Completed and signed contract(s) with the school’s matching payment(s). 
Due at least two weeks before the program, with all contracts for the entire year 
due no later than December 7th.
October 2, 2017  First date on which a grant-funded program may occur
December 7, 2017 DUE: Last day signed contracts and school contribution payments will be 
accepted for 2017–18 school year


United Arts offers an opportunity for year-round schools to apply for grant funding to support one program that occurs outside the regular AIS schedule. This program is inclusive of, not in addition to, the total number of programs for which a school may apply for the entire school year.

To be eligible for a Summer Grant, schools must:

  • Follow a year-round or modified schedule,
  • Have participated in Artists in Schools during the previous school year,
  • Schedule a program in the summer months (July, August, September), and
  • Meet the Summer Grant deadlines

April 10, 2018                                               Summer Grant application sent to eligible year-round schools

May 10, 2018                                                DUE: Summer Grant application with $100 application fee

June 1, 2018                                                  Summer Grant Award Notifications sent

June 24, 2018                                               DUE: Completed and signed contract with the school’s
                                                                       matching payment.