Korzenny Grant for Arts Educators Application

Established in June 2019 for Art Educators

Korzenny Grant Eligibility Criteria


Eligibility Requirements


Arts educators living and working in Ocala/Marion County, Florida


Current member of Marion Cultural Alliance or is employed by an institution that holds an organizational MCA membership.


Applicant has not received a Korzenny Grant, 4 Friends Grant, or a MCA Cultural Grant within the calendar year of the application


A final report on any prior Korzenny Grant, 4 Friends Grant, or a MCA Cultural grant was received by MCA


Eligible Projects


Applications may include requests for:


Registration costs for professional workshops or conferences


Artist residencies


Specialized equipment necessary for work


Examples include:


•  Materials for an art or music project

•  Curriculum books (e.g. scholastic)

•  Registration assistance for a special conference/professional development training

•  Funding for art-related field trips so students-in-need can attend

•  Developing arts integration/STEAM arts units with other teachers

•  Community art/music project

•  Collaborative projects

•  Costumes for drama or dance

•  Cechnology (iPad for iDoceo and garageband, etc., iPads for students, video camera, notation software, sequencing/recording software

•  Instruments


Grants DO NOT cover:


Offsetting costs for regular salary or substitute worker to enable other work to continue


General operating expenses


Matching funds for other grants


Funding for pursuit of an academic degree


Application Process


Application may be made, online, at any time. The chair of the Korzenny Grants for Arts Educators Committee will convene the committee as per availability. Grant review and scoring may be conducted online or by other electronic means, if necessary.  At its discretion, the Committee may offer partial funding. An arts educator may apply for a 4 Friends Grant and/or a cultural arts grant as a non-profit arts organization, in addition to a Korzenny Grant.



  • Documentation of Objectives if project activity includes professional workshops or conferences, artist residencies, fees for a professional consultant.
  • Must be completed within one year of receipt of grant.
  • Including other support sources.
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      I certify that the information contained in this application, including all attachments and support materials is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and that I will abide by all legal, financial, and reporting requirements, such as matching funds and final reports for all grants received by the organization.