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How To Apply for a Picasso Project Grant

Picasso Project Teacher-based Grant Application

Check Back in Fall 2022 for the 2023 Application


Thomas Holme Elementary, Elize B. Kirkbride School, Charles W. Henry School, Alexander K. McClure Elementary, and Overbrook Educational Center


  • Applications must be completed by a teacher from a Philadelphia public school (District–managed and charter).
  • Applicant schools may have no more than 2 full-time arts teachers on staff, including teachers in art, music, dance, drama, and digital media (not including part-time/itinerant teachers).
  • Schools must have an Economically Disadvantaged Rate of 50% or higher, according to PA Dept. of Education Data – click here for list.
  • Schools that have received a Picasso Project Grant for 3 consecutive years must skip a year before applying again.

Grant Timeline:

Grant application available: Check back in fall of 2022

Grant submission deadline: Check back in fall of 2022

Grant recipients notified: Check back in fall of 2022

Online Application

Online application will be live from: Check back in fall of 2022.