For Immediate Release
April 24, 2017
Contact: Haley Baas
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Arts for Learning
Phone (317) 925-4043×120
Arts for Learning Receives Summer Youth Program Fund Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.
Indianapolis – April 24, 2017…Arts for Learning has received a $21,000 grant from the Lilly Endowment Inc. through the Summer Youth Program Fund. The majority of the grant will be used to support Inspiring Scholars, a summer arts enrichment program presented through a partnership with Summer Advantage. A portion of the grant will also be used to support ArtForce, a summer apprenticeship program for teens presented in collaboration with Ivy Tech Community College and Marian University.
As the oldest and largest provider of professional arts in education programs in the state, Arts for Learning works with more than 60 teaching artists who provide performances, workshops and residencies to schools, libraries, parks and community organizations. Arts for Learning reaches more than 61,000 Indiana children and youth every year.