Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Fender Music Foundation Grants

The Fender Music Foundation provides grants to schools, local music programs and national music programs across the United States.
Application Period: *Expiration date not specified
Classics for Kids Foundation

The foundation supports stringed-instrument programs through matching grants for new instruments. Public schools, community music schools and youth orchestras are some of the foundation’s partners.
Application Period: *Grant applications are accepted quarterly
The Charlotte Martin Foundation

The Charlotte Martin Foundation provides grants to ensure opportunities for all youth, particularly the underserved and economically disadvantaged, to develop their skills in education, creative and cultural expression, and athletics.
Application Period: *Expiration date not specified

For more information, please contact:

Meghan Ables, Public Information Manager
Arkansas Department of Education
Office of Communications
Four Capitol Mall, Room 404-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-683-4786
Email: meghan.ables@arkansas.gov

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