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Initiatives / BPS Arts Expansion / Grants


A critical element of BPS Arts Expansion is the grantmaking Fund. The BPS Arts Expansion Fund is used to empower BPS schools to embrace, expand and deepen arts instruction in schools.

Please click here to view the 2022-2023 BPS Arts Expansion Grantees.

Deadline for the BPS Arts Expansion Grant has passed. Applications for school year 2023-2024 will be released at the end of January 2023. For your reference, you can access the BPS Arts Expansion Grant Application for the 2022-2023 School Year here.

BPS AE funds grants in 3 areas:

  1. School Arts Index Grants to increase access to quality arts education as measured by the BPS School Arts Index.
  2. Career-Connected Learning Grants to increase or enhance access to quality arts career learning opportunities in grades 9-12
  3. Individual Arts Educator Grants to support individual arts teachers and teaching artists with professional development and supplies

If you have any questions, please e-mail artsfund@edvestors.org.

School arts data from SY21-22 is available below:

  1. PreK-8 BPS Arts Inventory Data
  2. Secondary (High) School BPS Arts Inventory Data