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P Buckley Moss Foundation for Children's Education

The P. Buckley Moss Teacher Grant program provides funding for art supplies for teachers. These grants are given annually and may be up to $1000.00 each. The purpose of the Teacher Grant is to support a new or evolving program that integrates the arts into education in the school classroom setting, with a special focus on those who learn differently.

The criteria for being considered for a Teacher Grant is the development and implementation of a “hands-on” visual art learning tool.  Visual art is best described as creative works which are primarily visual in nature, such as drawing, painting, sculpting, ceramics, architecture, printmaking and photography.  Through the addition of these subjects to education programs, teachers are able to expand their “teaching tool box,” by having another method to reach out to those who learn differently. Art is being utilized in concept training as well as motor skill training. Communication is realized through art with non-verbal students. Teachers who are awarded grants have incorporated art projects into other curricula including math, science, and geography.

View, download and print the 2018 Teacher Grant Application here.
Applications will be accepted beginning July 1, 2018 and are due by September 30, 2018.

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The P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children's Education is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2017 Moss Foundation Teacher Art Grants to be used for the 2018-2019 school year:

Creekside Elementary School, Anchorage, AK - Teacher Cindy Rosser - $500.00. Project: Produce visual arts (watercolor) to practicing writing while integrating science and social studies.

Athens Intermediate School, Athens, AL - Teacher Katie Blair - $750. Project: Bringing together students of all abilities to paint themed outdoor benches and murals. Emphasis on teamwork.

Bright Horizon's ESE Center School, Coral Springs, FL - Teacher Courtney Brown - $500. Project: Art supplies and materials for use in conjunction with concept and skill training.

South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind, Spartanburg, SC - Teacher Elizabeth List - $750. Project: Art supplies for working with tactile senses, primarily with clay, to integrate skill training while studying multi-cultural art.

King's Way Christian School, Vancouver, WA - Teacher Laura McGreevey - $500. Project: Art supplies to initiate and integrate visual arts program to help learning different students succeed in academics.

Mary Todd Elementary School Lexington, KY - Teacher Brittany McFarland - $500. Project: Painted rock garden. Collaborative effort by all students to learn about individuality and community while creating a landscape together.