Grants Overview


The Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Foundation is offering three grant programs for BISFA students, faculty, and staff for the 2019-20 school year. Please review the overviews below and click on the specific programs for more information.

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Pauline K. Anderson Student Grant Program

This program provides funds that support the success of individual students at the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts. Examples of uses for these grant dollars include: the purchase of equipment, supplies or clothing necessary for their artistic or educational development, cost of required field trips, and special events.



The Hamilton Family Foundation Individual Student Achievement Grant Program

This program provides funding for individual students who achieve, state, regional, national and eastern competitions; educational development opportunities based on audition, portfolio review or academic achievement selection; and other earned opportunities, while attending the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts. Summer opportunity grant requests will only be accepted if the student will be returning to BISFA the following school year.



BISFA Department Enrichment Grants for School Arts & Academic Activities 

This program will be accepting applications from faculty and staff of BISFA. Grants will be accepted during the school year for programs and activities such as guest artists, master classes, performance opportunities and other enrichment programs that will greatly enhance the overall educational opportunities for the students of BISFA.