mission statement To act as a catalyst to help support innovative and sequential fine arts education for the children of Utah in dance, drama, film, music, and visual art through partnerships with universities, school districts, and community organizations.
Past Grant Recipients
Dedicated to quality arts teaching and learning in Utah's elementary schools. Art Works for Kids awards grants to schools, districts, universities and community-based arts organizations. Grants support professional development for K-6 classroom and arts teachers.
to see the schools and organizations benefiting from grants from Art Works for Kids
Founded in 1995 by Beverley Taylor Sorensen, the Art Works for Kids Foundation has positively influenced the lives of thousands of Utah elementary students through generous grants that support arts-integrated education.
to read more about the leadership team at Art Works for Kids
Apply for a Grant
The Art Works for Kids Foundation is inviting selected districts, universities and community-based organizations to apply for grants to be used to plan and deliver professional development and other support for classroom and arts teachers.
Grant applications are issued by invitation only. If you are interested in learning more about these grants, please contact us here.
Friends of Art Works For Kids
Friends of Art Works for Kids is a grassroots initiative created to advocate for the state-funded Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program (BTS Program) and ensure that Utah’s school children receive the benefits of high-quality, integrated arts instruction.
to visit the Friends of Art Works for Kids advocacy website.