California State PTA

For General Support To Promote Arts Education In Elementary Schools

  • Amount
    $340,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/16/2009
  • Term
    25 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Strategies
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.capta.org 
Address
2327 L Street
Sacramento, CA 95816-5014
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the School Smarts program and, Parents for the Arts Network  
The California State PTA, the state’s largest volunteer organization with nearly a million members, promotes the education and well-being of all children. The organization’s School Smarts Parent Engagement Program strives to mobilize parents as champions for the arts. Implemented in 400 schools, School Smarts parents develop the knowledge and skills to advocate for change at the school, community, district, county, and state levels, and to take advantage of the state’s Local Control Funding Formula, which provides parents with greater input into school decision making and budgeting processes. This grant to the California State PTA for the School Smarts program advances the Program’s Youth strategy through the Policy and Advocacy substrategy.
for support of the SMARTS: Parents for the Arts Network program  
With nearly one million members, the California State PTA is the state’s largest volunteer organization, working to promote the education and well-being of all children. The organization’s School Smarts Parent Engagement Program strives to mobilize parents as champions for the arts. Implemented in 400 schools, School Smarts parents develop the knowledge and skills to successfully advocate for change at the school, community, district, county, and state levels, and to take advantage of the state’s Local Control Funding Formula, which provides parents with greater input into school decision making and budgeting processes. Renewed funding will support expansion of the School Smarts program and help the California State PTA build its alumni network.

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