5×5 and TAG support K-12 teachers and administrators in enhancing classroom instruction throughout the Fund for the Arts service area. The Fund for the Arts service area generally includes Bullitt, Jefferson, Oldham, and Shelby counties in Kentucky; and Clark, Floyd, and Harrison counties in Indiana. Both 5×5 and TAG programs are directly connected to core learning outcomes and complement what students are learning in the classroom.
To be eligible to apply as a 5×5/TAG arts program provider, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
Mission and Programs:
All Program Proposals are due in the Online Grant Portal by 11:59pm, EST Friday, June 30.
Italicized rows are specific to teachers and administrators, but have been included for arts program provider reference. All times listed are EST.
|Week of May 8||5×5 and TAG Program Application Opens in the Fund for the Arts (FFTA) Online Grant Portal|
|Wednesday, May 24 12:30pm-1:30pm||Arts Program Provider Applicant Virtual Information Session
This session is for anyone planning to submit 5×5/TAG program proposals. If you are not able to attend the session, it will be recorded and posted on the 5×5 and TAG page on the Fund for the Arts website.
Please RSVP at email@example.com to receive the Information Session Zoom link.
|Wednesdays May 24 4:00pm-5:00pm; May 31 and June 7 11:00am-1:00pm and 4:00pm-5:00pm by appointment||Arts Program Provider Applicant Virtual Office Hours with FFTA Staff
Virtual Office Hours are available for anyone planning to submit 5×5/TAG program proposals, to provide time for questions with FFTA staff. Additional resources include the recorded Information Session. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for a 30-minute timeslot.
|Friday, June 9||Deadline to receive staff feedback/assistance on application in advance of application deadline|
|By Friday, June 30||5×5 and TAG Program Applications Due in the FFTA Online Grant Portal|
|By Friday, July 21||Applicants Notified of Program Approval Status with Draft Brochure Included for Review|
|By Wednesday, July 26||Final Brochure Edits Due to FFTA|
|Tuesday, August 1||Teacher & Administrator Application Opens in the FFTA Online Grant Portal|
|Friday, August 18 @12:00pm||Teacher & Administrator Applicant Virtual Information Session|
|Wednesdays August 23, 30, September 6 11:30am-1:30pm||Teacher & Administrator Applicant Virtual Office Hours|
|Monday, September 11||Teacher & Administrator Applications Due in the FFTA Online Grant Portal|
|Tuesday, September 12-Friday, September 22||5×5 and TAG Teacher & Administrator Application Review Period|
|By Friday, September 29||Award Announcements emailed to school liaisons and principals + Arts Program Providers|
|October 2-May 31||Programs may begin after scheduling with arts program providers; All Teaching Artists must have required background checks complete prior to starting their program(s).|
|Friday, November 17||Program Schedules Due in the Fund for the Arts online grant portal|
|Fridays in November and December||Arts Program Provider Listening Sessions|
|January 2024||Arts Program Provider Group Feedback Session for FY25|
|By Friday, May 31||Final Impact Surveys due in the FFTA online Grant Portal|
|By Friday, June 30||5×5 and TAG Invoices must be submitted via email to FFTA|
Contact the Fund for the Arts Community Investment & Support Team at email@example.com
Check back here after May 24 for the recorded information session. Seeing this before May 24? Join us Wednesday, May 24 at 12:30 for the Virtual Information Session! Please see timeline above for information to join.