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Press Release
Contact: Liz Young
June 1, 2017


Create Collaboration in the Classroom!

The Florida Keys Council of the Arts invites artists and teachers to apply for the Artists in Schools Grant with a JUNE 30 deadline. The streamlined application is available online at:

Artists in Schools funds projects where collaboration between teaching artists and teachers bring innovative arts into the classroom for grades preK-12 at all Monroe County schools. The Artists in Schools grant program encourages teachers of all subjects, and artists of all disciplines to design creative projects together to enhance the existing curriculum.
Projects receiving funding in this cycle must take place during the first/fall semester of the school year.  Grants range up to $2,000.  Over $149,000 has been awarded to date.

Artists in Schools projects are made possible in part by the sale of Florida
State of the Arts license tags, the Florida Keys Council of the Arts, The Women’s Club, the State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

Questions and assistance in completing the application is always available by contacting the Florida Keys Council of the Arts at 305-295-4369 or by e-mail