Dates and Deadlines

August 1 at 6 pm                             

Cultural Arts Representative Training held at United Arts office. Only need to attend one. 

August 3 at 10 am

Cultural Arts Representative Training; see above!

August 6 at 2 pm

Cultural Arts Representative Training; see above!

August 10 8:30 am - 4 pm

Cultural Arts Booking Fair at Wakefield High School

September 10 by 5pm

DUE: Grant Application and $100 application fee

October 1

First date on which grant-funded program may occur

December 10 by 5pm

DUE: Last day signed contracts and school contribution payments will be accepted for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.

Year-Round Schools

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

May 6                                             Summer Grant application sent to eligible year-round schools

June 7                                             DUE: Summer Grant application with $100 application fee

June 14                                           Summer Grant Award Notifications sent

July 1 to 31                                     DUE: Completed and signed contract with the school’s
                                                         matching payment 

July 15                                            First date on which a grant-funded program may occur for Summer 2019