Arts at the Center of Learning

Grant Application Assistance

There are four helpful ways to get support for your application.

In-Person Workshops: Three in-person workshops are scheduled throughout the state and held during the fall and winter.

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon
Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania
200 Forrestal Ave. (First Floor)
Princeton, NJ 08540
Register HERE

Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon
Morris Arts / The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
14 Maple Ave.
Morristown, New Jersey 07960
This workshop is offered in partnership with Morris Arts.
Register HERE

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 9:30 am - 12:00 noon
Appel Farm Arts & Music Center 
457 Shirley Rd. (Dining Hall)
Elmer, NJ 08318
This workshop is offered in partnership with Appel Farm Arts and Music Center. 
Register HERE

Questions about the program and workshops can be directed to Michelle Baxter-Schaffer at 609-984-7019 or via email at

Call or email us: We are happy to speak to you by phone or email to provide guidance on the application process. Schools with an existing relationship with one of our partner organizations can work with their regional partner staff to prepare an application. Schools can also contact Michelle Baxter-Schaffer, Artists in Education Administrator at 609-984-7019 or by email to for assistance. 

Teaching Artists: Schools already working with a Teaching Artist can seek input and assistance from those artists by including them on their steering committee. AIE works with Teaching Artists who are currently on the roster for AIE partner organizations: Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania and Appel Farm Arts & Music Center

AIE residencies can fulfill state standards
Students learned careful observation and mental representation
Students learned to work together toward a common goal
Students came alive in their performances
Students learned persistence and the importance of passion