Arts Council Extends Deadline for Teacher’s Grants

An Arts Council program designed to provide support for arts teachers in Hillsborough County Public Schools, including visual art, music, dance and theater. 

The Arts Council’s Teacher Incentive Grant application deadline has been extended to January 15, 2017. The program supports a variety of arts education experiences in Hillsborough County Public Schools.  Teachers may ask for support for a specific program or project as well as equipment, fees, supplies, or services.

Applicants must be full-time K- 12 arts teachers (visual art, music, dance, theater / drama) in Hillsborough County Public Schools. Teachers must complete the simple application form, sign it and submit it with any required support materials. Teachers must also obtain a written letter of support (no emails) from their principal, assistant principal, or District Content Area Supervisor. See guidelines and application documents for more details. 

Projects must occur between January 23, 2017 and May 12, 2017.  Funds must be expended no later than May 12, 2017. Requests may be for any amount not to exceed $500, contingent on availability of funds. 

Applications will be scored based on the following criteria:

  1. The program/project directly impacts arts curriculum.
  2. Measurable benefit to students and impact on student achievement.
  3. Completeness and clarity of the application.
  4. The reasonable likelihood that the project can be completed based on the budget and timeline.


Teacher Incentive Grant Guidelines

Teacher Incentive Application 16_17

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