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.

The deadline for applications for the 2023-2024 BPS Arts Expansion grants has passed.

Click here to view the 2023-2024 BPS Arts Expansion Grantees.

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

Access the Grant Information Session recording here.

If you have any questions, please e-mail

School arts data from SY22-23 is available below:

1. PreK-8 BPS Arts Inventory Data

2. Secondary (High) School BPS Arts Inventory Data