Grants and Advocacy
Transportation to Youth Concerts
Eugene 4J schools only: Transportation to all youth concerts for 3rd grade classrooms is provided by the Eugene Education Fund, available through the Eugene 4J school district. Contact your school secretary for more information. Springfield schools may apply for transportation to be funded through the Innovative Educator grant, available through the Springfield Education Foundation.
Field Trip Grants from Target
Award amounts: Up to $700
Application deadlines: August 1 and September 30
Applicants will receive notification about their application by January 1.
Sharon Gertwitz Kids to Concert Funds
Award amounts: Up to $500
Application deadline: June 30
Applicants will receive notification about their application by August 15.
Arts Advocacy Resources: National Level
For sample letters to elected officials and contact information, click here
(Formerly known as MENC- Music Educators National Conference)