FY 2015 Arts Planning Assistance Grant Available

The Illinois Arts Council Agency and the Illinois State Board of Education are pleased to announce that funding is available for public school districts in fiscal year 2015 with the Arts Planning Assistance Grant.

The Illinois Arts Council Agency has released the Request for Proposals (RFP), and full guidelines and materials can be found on www.arts.illinois.gov/AFL. The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from eligible applicants that seek resources to develop district-based plans for initiating, strengthening or expanding instruction in the arts. Proposals are due Thursday, April 30.

An online, interactive informational forum about the RFP, designed to provide technical assistance and answer questions about the process, is scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, at 1 p.m. Registration information is posted at www.arts.illinois.gov/AFL.

For more information, contact Jerome Grand at jerome.grand@illinois.gov or 312-814-6766, or visit www.arts.illinois.gov/AFL.