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Art School Endowment II

Flint Institute of Arts

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Enriching Lives Through Arts and Culture
  • Grant Amount $3,362,856
  • Grant Period November 1, 2014–June 30, 2017
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

This grant to the Flint Institute of Arts will help build the endowment fund for its art school. This endowment will provide operating support for the art school, one of the largest museum art schools in the nation. The art school has an annual enrollment of about 1,500 students and offers studio instruction in drawing, painting, photography, mixed media, printmaking, ceramics, glass mosaic, fiber, and metal sculpture, with scholarships available to those needing financial assistance. The school serves another 4,000 children and adults each year through summer camps for youth, free family activities, and a pre-college portfolio development program for high school students interested in pursuing a college education in the arts.