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Arts in Education Grants


  1. All applicants must be affiliated with a K- 12 school within the official boundaries of the City of Lafayette. All projects must directly benefit students at the designated school.
  2. The deadline for this year's Arts in Education Grants is December 15.  All applicants will be notified in January about the status of their awards.
  3. Projects must occur between January 1, 2014 and May 23, 2014
  4. All projects must acknowledge Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission’s full or partial sponsorship.  Whenever possible the LCAC logo should be included on all promotional materials.  The logo may be requested by emailing .
  5. A final report will be completed by the grant recipient by 06/14/13. Photographs and digital copies of print materials may be submitted following the directions at the bottom of the form.  Photographs of recipients and project may be used by LCAC to support its mission.
  6. Exclusions: Funds will not be provided for projects that have occurred before the grant deadline, capital improvements, fundraising events, receptions, existing general operating budgets and/or salaries for employees of organizations, reductions of deficits from past programs.
  7. Maximum Grant Amount:  Each year the LCAC will determine the total amount of funding available and the maximum grant award amount. For 2014 the projected total of grant funds is $5000 and the maximum award will be $500.
  8. Evaluation:  Each grant will be rated on the following
  • Project description and quality
  • Number of students participating
  • Number of artists participating
  • Number of audience members/community members participating
  • Level of impact 
  • Explanation of how the grant addresses diversity or meets the needs of under represented students
  • Capacity to implement your budget and timeline- is it clear and realistic
  • Demonstrated need for support

Nondiscrimination Statement: Grant recipients must comply with the LCAC nondiscrimination statement, adopted 3/3/10:  The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission pledges not to discriminate against any employee, volunteer or program participant on the bases of age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation, disability, or socio-economic status.

Arts in Education Application
Download the application and email the completed application to by December 15, 2014.
Arts in Education Final Report

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