Information for Teachers

Hello Teachers and Parents that know Teachers:

I have such great news for you. RI State Council on the Arts has a new program called Big Yellow School Bus Grant!

I have been waiting so long for this to happen and here it is! The RI State Council on the Arts; Big Yellow School Bus grant provides up to $400 to Rhode Island schools and pre-schools. The grant helps underwrite the cost of field trips to attend arts events such as live music, DANCE (BALLET) and/or theatre performances, exhibits and more, as well as the cost of coverage for teachers involved in the field trip. There must be an arts component for the trip.

Application Deadline and Notification... no deadline but at least 45 days prior with request to event:
  • Coppelia — Friday, Decemeber 20th, 2013, at Roberts Auditorium, RI College, Providence 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
  • Celebreate Spring — Friday, March 21st, 2014, at Roberts Auditorium, RI College, Providence 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Eligible Applicants RI K-12 tax exempt public or private schools.... only 1 application per fiscal year. (Giselle this year for grades 5-12, Coppelia in December for grades k-4 - suggestion)

So make your reservations asap because seats will go fast! And go to It's just that easy this time.

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