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Crayola’s community engagement mission is to enrich the neighborhoods, schools and lives of families in the communities in which we live and work.
The intent of our philanthropy is to support local 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations and schools that nurture and foster creatively alive children in Lehigh and Northampton Counties in Pennsylvania and Phillipsburg, New Jersey. We want to ensure that children have their basic physical and emotional needs met. We believe this means giving them the time, space and opportunities to explore, pretend, imagine, create and question.
Crayola’s Arts in Education Grants for Schools are for private and public schools, grades K through 8.
The Arts: A rich arts environment ensures a high quality of life for all citizens and provides economic vitality to our community. Our company mission is to help parents and educators raise creatively alive kids. Crayola is committed to the visual arts.
Performing arts organizations and public broadcasting programs will be considered if the proposed programs complement the company's long-term strategies aimed at encouraging hands-on creative expression.
Education: Crayola is committed to enhancing education opportunities at all levels with a strong emphasis on early childhood, special needs and quality arts-in-education initiatives.
Civic Affairs: A small portion of our annual funding is reserved for civic programs and events.
Areas Not Funded: Crayola does not generally provide support for the following:
In addition, organizations eligible for support generally will not be funded when the purpose is to cover any of the following:
CRAYOLA PRODUCT DONATION REQUESTS:
Crayola product donations are available for nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations Lehigh and Northampton Counties in Pennsylvania and Phillipsburg, New Jersey, that address the needs of children through projects in the arts, education, health and welfare and civic areas. Requests for Crayola product can be submitted at any time during the year but must be submitted at least 4 to 6 weeks prior to need. Product donations outside of these areas may be available through good360.org or NAEIR.org.
All recipients of Crayola product donations must agree not to resell the product in any venue. Items donated specifically for an auction are the exception.
CRAYOLA FUNDING REQUESTS:
Crayola grants are available for nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations in Lehigh and Northampton Counties in Pennsylvania and Phillipsburg, New Jersey.
Funding is concentrated on specific programs rather than general operational support.
Consideration is given to nonprofit organizations in which employees serve in a volunteer capacity.
All proposals must be made on CrayolaCares.com by December 1 of the preceding year for which funds are needed, regardless of the amount of the request.
If you received a Crayola Grant in 2015, please complete the Crayola Grant Evaluation Form and email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
LOCAL AND NATIONAL GRANTS FOR SCHOOLS:
Local: Crayola Arts Education Grants for Schools
The Crayola Arts Education Grant encourages creative innovation and excellence in classroom teaching by funding visual arts education programs that link with other disciplines, such as social studies, science, or math. Requests from individuals or collaborative teams of K-8 teachers will be considered. Public and private schools in Lehigh and Northampton Counties in Pennsylvania and Phillipsburg, New Jersey are eligible.
All proposals must be made on CrayolaCares.com by December 1 of the preceding year for which funds are needed.
If you received a Crayola Arts Education Grant for Schools in 2015, please complete the Crayola Arts Education Evaluation Form and email the completed form to email@example.com.
National: Champion Creatively Alive Children Creative Leadership Grants
The Champion Creatively Alive Children Grant Program awards funding for innovative, creative leadership team building within elementary schools. Up to 20 schools from the United States or Canada receive a $2,500 grant and Crayola products valued at $1,000.
Learn more or apply for a grant to build a creative leadership professional development program within your elementary school.
If you have questions you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.