Unique collaborations with the PNC Foundation, Monsanto Fund, Maritz and Wells Fargo Advisors allow the Arts and Education Council to support specific projects and programs that reach those who might not otherwise have access to the arts.

 

PNC Project Grants

Underwritten by the PNC Foundation, PNC Project Grants support organizations in the St. Louis bi-state area whose arts and arts education projects address community needs. In 2014, more than 628,000 people, including over 87,500 children, benefitted from PNC Project Grant recipient organizations.

Learn more about PNC Project Grants here.

 

The Monsanto Fund Rural Community Arts Education Program

The Monsanto Fund Rural Community Arts Education Program is an initiative that strengthens rural communities through the arts. Funding from the program brings artists and performers to rural classrooms and performance venues so people of all ages living in counties surrounding the St. Louis metropolitan area have meaningful access to the arts.

Learn more about the Monsanto Fund Rural Community Arts Education Program here.

 

The Maritz Arts and Education Fund for Teachers

The Maritz Arts and Education Fund for Teachers is a unique partnership that provides critical fund to arts education programs serving St. Louis area school districts. The Fund suports classroom-based projects and artistic opportiunies that engage students in the creative process.

Learn more about the Maritz Arts and Education Fund for Teachers here.

 

The Art Education Fund

Generously underwritten by Wells Fargo Advisors, The Arts Education Fund will provide tuition scholarships and transportation subsidies to talented high school students to further their artistic training. The scholarship fund is intended to remove financial barriers that may prevent these talented students, residing in underserved or low-income areas, from expanding their creative training outside the traditional classroom setting.

Learn more about the Art Education Fund here.