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Far West Recycling Arts Grant

Okropong/The Obo Addy Legacy Project performs at Aloha-Huber Park Elementary

Okropong/The Obo Addy Legacy Project performs at Aloha-Huber Park Elementary

About the Grant

Young Audiences and Far West Recycling have partnered together for more than 25 years to bring arts programming to K-8 Beaverton students. This grant of up to $3,000 per school provides funding for programs with Young Audiences artists, including:

  • school-wide performances
  • classroom residencies or workshops
  • school community arts projects (e.g., entry murals, courtyard sculptures)
  • family arts nights.

Current Grant Cycle

Applications were due by October 14th

2016-17 Grant Application

For more information, please contact Josephine Kuever at josephine@ya-or.org or 503-225-5900 x231

A Few Past Projects

  • Aloha-Huber Park K-8 School’s middle school students participated in Ghanaian drumming workshops with Okropong/The Obo Addy Legacy Project and all students and their families were invited to a Family Arts Night where Okropong/The Obo Addy Legacy Project performed.
  • West Tualatin View Elementary brought storyteller Will Hornyak to be a part of their All Star Reading Club celebration.
  • Nomadic Theatre Co worked on Physical Theater, Movement and Circus Skills with Sexton Mountain Elementary’s 2nd and 3rd grade students.