ALLIANCE PROJECT GRANT
What is the Alliance Project Grant?
The Alliance Project partners art, cultural and science organizations
with teachers in creating curriculum applications and learning
opportunities for students. performances, workshops, guest
artists/scientists, and field trips are provided to supplement
curriculum. The grant covers expenses for approximately
25-30 events at a value of approximately $10,000.00 in goods and
services over the course of a year. The Alliance Project is funded by
the Science & Cultural Collaborative utilizing funds from the Scientific
& Cultural Facilities District. Funding is subject to approval by the
Examples of Activities
Creativity, Brainstorming, & Imagination Workshops - Denver Art Museum
On-Campus Mobile Art Gallery exhibit of art - Cherry Creek Arts Festival
Physiology with an Altitude/Orienteering - CO Mountain Club
Slam Poetry/Digestive System/Anatomy of Hip Hop - DCPA
Shakespeare/Bullying/Music Masterclass - Opera Colorado
Origami/Ceramics/Acting/American History workshops - Aurora Cultural Services
Additional Example Activities
Schedule of programming
August to September - the SCC Coordinator conducts bi-weekly planning meetings with an interdisciplinary team of teachers (generally 8-10 teachers in one grade) to hear requests for activities that might supplement their curriculum. Oct. to May - cultural programs and activities at the schools or field trips to cultural venues.
How do I apply for the grant?
One school in each SCFD county with middle school grades and their self-selected partner school receive the grant for a minimum of one year. Ece-8 or K-8's may choose to work with their lower grades. The grant is not intended to serve the entire school and is not a cash award. Schools are only eligible to apply for the grant once.
Alliance Project Schools Announced for 2015-2016
Ten public schools have been selected for the 2014-2015 school year to participate in the Alliance Project grant awarding over $10,000 in programs and services.
Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts
Partner: Adventure Elementary
Vista Peak Academy
Partner: Vista Peak Academy Elementary Grades
Twin Peaks Charter Academy
Partner: Twin Peaks Charter Academy High School
Prospect Ridge Academy
Partner: Prospect Ridge elementary grades
Girls Athletic Leadership School
Partner: Reach Charter School
Partner: SkyView Academy High School
Falcon Bluffs Middle
Partner: Mortensen Elementary
Children's Museum of Denver
Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
Alliance Project at Whittier Elementary School