Elementary Opportunities

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Ongoing Opportunities
Opportunities With Deadlines
Possible Opportunities for Next Year





Opportunities With Deadlines


$5000 PCCY Picasso Project Arts Grants Available to Schools:

Grants of up to $5000 are available to support arts projects in Philadelphia K-12 public schools during the 2009-2010 school year through PCCY Picasso Project. Staff at schools with less than 1.5 arts teachers may apply. Grant applications are due November 16, 2009. Grant Support Help Sessions will be held October 5-8. We ask your help in disseminating to your staff this information. Click here for details, application and eligibility guidelines or go to http://www.pccy.org ; contact the Picasso Project Coordinator at gretchenelise@pccy.org or (215) 563 5848 x 22.






Ongoing Opportunities


Please Touch Museum $2 admission! First Wednesday of each month. $2 admission at Please Touch from 5-7 pm. Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, (formerly North Concourse Drive), Philadelphia, PA 19131, (215) 581-3181, • 5:30 p.m. theater show in the Please Touch Playhouse. • Your favorite puppets throughout the museum. • Fun activities in the Elaine. Wideman-Vaughn Program Room. • Story times throughout the museum galleries. Submitted by: Cecelia Thompson (3/10 ramosfredd)

Legacy Scholarship Award. The Foundation has established the Legacy Scholarship Award to encourage artistic excellence among future generations of Rhythm & Blues musicians. The annual award is intended to further the education and nurture the career development of aspiring young artists. For more information about our programs, please contact the Foundation at info@rhythmblues.org or 215.568.1080.

Do Something Plum Grants: Rolling Acceptance. Got an idea for a program that is going to better your community? Would $500 help make the idea a reality? Visit this website for more information on how to apply for a grant from Do Something.





Possible Opportunities for Next Year


Summer Technology Enrichment Opportunities
Offered by the School District of Philadelphia. Multi-media projects; Computer skills; Internet research; and more! This program is offered to students who will be enrolled in 7th or 8th grade, Fall 2008 and are NOT required to attend summer school. Summer Tech