Think 360 Arts for Learning and Colorado Creative Industries Announce the Colorado Arts Partnership (CAP) Grants Recipients for 2019-2020 Cycle
DENVER – DECEMBER 14, 2019 – Think 360 Arts for Learning and Colorado Creative Industries, a division of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, announce the Colorado Arts Partnership (CAP) Grants recipients for the 2019-2020 cycle. CAP Grants support Colorado schools in executing innovation and creativity surrounding their arts in education programs, and they support Colorado artists and arts education organizations through collaboration with schools.
2019-2020 CAP Grant Award Winners
In 2014, Colorado Creative Industries, a division of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, and Think 360 Arts for Learning joined forces to launch anew collaborative grant-making program: Colorado Arts Partnership (CAP)Grants. Funded by Colorado Creative Industries, and the National Endowment for the Arts, CAP Grants are developed with several goals in mind: accessibility, building community connections, leveraging school investment, and visibility.
Colorado schools serving PK-12 students have the exclusive opportunity to receive funding that supplements and supports arts instruction for students during the school day. Schools apply for funding for a wide variety of projects including, but not limited to: arts days, installation projects, performing arts productions, and artist residencies. For the last six CAP Grant cycles more than 100 schools have been served.
About Colorado Creative Industries
Colorado’s Creative Industries Division, Colorado’s state arts agency, is a division of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade. Established to capitalize on the immense potential of our creative sector to enhance economic growth in Colorado, the mission statement for the Colorado Creative Industries, “to promote, support and expand the creative industries to drive Colorado’s economy, grow jobs and enhance our quality of life.”
About Think 360 Arts for Learning
Think 360 Arts is a leading provider of arts education programs and services in Colorado. Think 360 Arts has continued to serve K-12 schools and community members in Colorado through teaching artist workshops and residencies, direct services in the classroom, teacher training, professional development, and community programs. Think 360 Arts is an independent affiliate of Young Audiences. For more information, please visit www.think360arts.org.
About National Endowment for the Arts
Established by Congress in 1965, the NEA is the independent federal agency who’s funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities. Through partnerships with state arts agencies, local leaders, other federal agencies, and the philanthropic sector, the NEA supports arts learning, affirms and celebrates America’s rich and diverse cultural heritage, and extends its work to promote equal access to the arts in every community across America. Visit arts.gov to learn more about NEA.
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