For Immediate Release
April 10, 2014
Contact: Megan Watson
Arts for Learning
Phone (317) 925-4043×120
The Indianapolis Foundation Grants $5,000 to Arts for Learning
Indianapolis – April 10, 2014 … Arts for Learning has received a $5,000 grant from The Indianapolis Foundation to support the organization in its implementation of the Arts for Summer Learning literacy program in partnership with AYS and La Plaza, among other organizations, to engage students from low-income communities who have fallen behind in reading. The program will blend the creative arts with literacy in an effort to provide students with a new and exciting way to learn.
As the oldest and largest provider of professional arts education programs in the state, Arts for Learning Indiana works with more than 65 teaching artists and arts organizations to provide performances, workshops and residencies to schools, libraries, parks and community centers. Arts for Learning Indiana is part of a national network of 30 affiliates reaching 5 million children in over 6,000 schools and community centers with 85,000 performance demonstrations, workshops, and teacher services.