W.Va. agency accepting applications for arts-science grants

September 3, 2019 GMT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A grant program that encourages West Virginia schools and arts organizations to integrate arts education with science, technology, engineering and math is taking applications for approximately $175,000 in funding.

The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History is accepting applications for STEAM Power WV grants through Oct. 4. The funding is provided through a grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.

An agency said statement says grants of up to $7,500 are available for public and private preschool through high school programs, school systems, nonprofit arts organizations and community nonprofits with arts-related missions.


The department plans to fund at least 25 new projects taking place between now and June.