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Community Partnership Grants: Jazz and Heritage In-School Educational Programs In Music, Arts and Cultural Traditions

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New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation

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Deadline Date:

08/05/22 11:00 PM CST


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Grants of up to $5,000 to Louisiana K-12 private and public schools for educational arts and culture programs. Funding is intended to support music and art classes that take place at K-12 schools on school premises during regular school hours, after school hours, or during the summer. Grants may be used for instruments/instrument repair, sheet music, visual art supplies, or other needed materials that support arts instruction as part of the school's curriculum.

The purpose of this grant category is to support Louisiana K-12 schools that offer music and art education programs on school premises during regular school hours, after-school during the summer:
  • Music
  • Media Arts/Film
  • Visual Arts/Photography
  • Theater
  • Spoken Word/Literature/Creative Writing
  • Culinary Arts
  • Cultural Traditions/Folk Life
  • Dance
  • Multidisciplinary

The grant may be used to pay for the fees of visiting teaching artists or clinicians for programs on school premises. Grant funds may also be used to pay for bus transportation for students to participate in the applying school’s arts programs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181245

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum amount of a grant request is $5,000.

Term of Contract:

The proposed activity must occur between September 1, 2022 and August 31, 2023.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only Louisiana K-12 schools may apply. This grant is open to Public, Private, Catholic or Parochial schools. Nonprofit organizations other than Louisiana K-12 schools are not eligible.

Only one application per school will be considered.

For information about funding restrictions, see the following link:

Pre-proposal Conference:

The Foundation will host Zoom Q&A's to answer questions about the Community Partnership Grants program, the categories and guidelines, and the online application form. These will be held:

Wednesday, July 13, 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. – RSVP here:
Friday, July 15, 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. – RSVP here:

If you can't make the Zoom meetings, the link to the Foundation's Youtube channel will be shared by the following week.

Pre-Application Information:

Important Dates
- Application due: August 5th at 11:00 p.m. (CST)
- Panel Review: Late August
- Recipient Notification: Late September
- Check Disbursement: Late October

This grant allows for one application per category per organization or person.

Staff members of the Jazz & Heritage Foundation will be happy to answer questions or explain the process before the deadline.

Applications must be accompanied by a letter (on the school’s letterhead) signed by the school’s principal, chief administrative officer, or board chair, approving this grant application. Music and art teachers should check with their colleagues and principals before submitting an application to make sure that no one else in the school is submitting one.

For every dollar of grant funds requested, the applicant must be able to match it with money (not in-kind donations) from other sources. The teacher’s salary can be counted as matching funds.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:

RSVP form:

Questions should be directed to:
Programs, Marketing & Communications
(504) 558-6108

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Louisiana

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