THE STATE BALLET OF RHODE ISLANDSchool Bus Grants

Can’t Seem to Find Funding for Buses to the Ballet Field Trip?

Well, look no further - SBRI has great news for you. RI State Council on the Arts has a new program to help fund transportation to arts events around RI called The Big Yellow School Bus Grant!

The RI State Council on the Arts; Big Yellow School Bus grant provides up to $400 to Rhode Island schools and pre-schools. The grant helps underwrite the cost of field trips to attend arts events such as live music, DANCE (BALLET) and/or theatre performances, exhibits and more, as well as the cost of coverage for teachers involved in the field trip. There must be an arts component for the trip.

Application Deadline and Notification... no deadline but at least 45 days prior with request to event:

  • Coppelia — Friday, November 20th, 2015, at Roberts Auditorium, RI College, Providence 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
  • Giselle — Friday, March 18th, 2016, at Roberts Auditorium, RI College, Providence 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Eligible Applicants RI K-12 tax-exempt public or private schools .... only 1 application per fiscal year.

Make your reservations ASAP, as seats are selling fast! To apply, go to http://www.arts.ri.gov/bus.