Teachers Art Supply Grant

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Grants will be awarded to educators to purchase art supplies and/or equipment in the amount of $100.

Examples of uses for the grant funds could include:
• Basic supplies such as crayons, colored pencils, papers, pens, glue, paint, etc.
• Project based supplies
• Equipment purchases for the classroom

Educators wishing to apply must adhere to the following eligibility criteria:
• Teaches at a school located within Lake County, CA
• School is public or charter, NOT privately funded
• Any teacher serving TK-12 students may apply

If awarded, you must agree to provide a written testimonial, photo of supplies purchased and/or photo of artwork produced by students as a result of the grant funding within 90 days of receiving the funds. Please email testimonials and/or photos to [email protected].

Art Grant Testimonials

“I’m so thankful because every bit helps buy supplies. I love doing art with my class and with distance learning, it’s really hard. Watercolor directed drawing is the perfect way that I can still have students participate fully. This grant definitely made the difference!”

Katie B. – Coyote Valley Elementary
Middletown Unified School District

“I am so grateful for the funds from the Rural Arts Initiative! I will be able to send art supplies home. I spend so much of my own money in the classroom, that it is just lovely to receive such generous assistance. I know my students are going to enjoy the materials and experiences these funds have afforded. Thanks, LCRAI!”

Jenna R. – Pomo Elementary
Konocti Unified School District

“The money will go towards helping my art students collaborate online during this distance learning time.  I will take some photos of their work and send it to you.  It is very wonderful that you are providing funding for the arts in our community.”

Alison U. – Konocti Education Center
Konocti Unified School District

“Thank you Lake County Rural Arts Initiative ❤️ all of my third graders will have individual sets of markers and crayons for when they come back to the classroom, and a little head start on individual pencil sharpeners ? thanks again. What a nice little surprise, especially during such difficult times. Very much appreciated!”

Nicole R. – Konocti Unified School District

“Special thank you going out to the Lake County Rural Arts Initiative!! Thank you, thank you, thank you!! With this grant, my kindergarten students will receive their very own set of markers to take home for distance learning. And, if and when we return to area classes, they’ll get another set to have then! They’re going to be beyond stoked, when I share this information with them during tomorrow’s virtual class meeting!! We sincerely thank you all for keeping our distance learning experience so exciting and BEAUTIFUL. ?

Jaclyn E. – Pomo Elementary
Konocti Unified School District

“Thank you so much for the Teacher’s Art Supply Grant. It was so awesome to supply my students with markers, crayons, glue and scissors to use at home. Your generosity and care is greatly appreciated.”

Mrs. French – Lakeport Elementary
Lakeport Unified School District

“On behalf of my Kelseyville Learning Academy students who have been enjoying the use of art supplies you so generously financed,  we wanted to share some of our projects to date.  We hope you enjoy looking at the fruits of your investment into their art enrichment courses.”

Rena R. – Kelseyville Learning Academy

“I just wanted to thank you again for your generosity and kindness and share with you some of the silk art created by my fourth graders this year.”

Allisun M. – Coyote Valley Elementary