PAL Announces Applications Available For 2024 Grants, Scholarships Supporting Youth Involvement In Performing Arts

  • Monday, February 12, 2024
PAL board members present a 2023 Grant to the PopUp Project
PAL board members present a 2023 Grant to the PopUp Project
The Performing Arts League announces applications are available for 2024 grants to nonprofit arts organizations for youth arts programs and individual scholarships for advanced training. The mission of the Performing Arts League is to support youth involvement in the performing arts in Hamilton County. Notification of awards will be made by April 30. Applications can be downloaded from the PAL website.

Performing Arts League Grants are available to 501(c)3 organizations operating in Hamilton County that are active providers of ongoing programs that recruit, develop, or train young students for participation in the performance disciplines of Dance, Theater, Instrumental and Vocal Music.
Organizations may submit more than one qualifying project for consideration. However, the Performing Arts League awards only one grant per organization per year. Deadline for completed Grant application submission is March 1.

Performing Arts League Scholarships are available to students who are current eighth through 11th graders and are active participants in Hamilton County 501(c)3 performing arts organizations. More than one student within an organization may make one scholarship request each. Only one scholarship award will be allocated per student per year. Deadline for completed Scholarship application submission is March 11.

"Young artists greatly benefit from PAL’s work in the arts community in Chattanooga," said Jessica Bowman, Center for Creative Arts

"Thanks to the generosity of the Performing Arts League, I am one small step closer to my dreams," said dancer Jubilee Elliott.

Karen Wilson, president of the Performing Arts League, said, “Our recent Sunday Showcase celebrated Chattanooga’s talented young performers and exciting youth ensembles supported by PAL grants and scholarships. We look forward to receiving this year’s applications for projects that help educate and nurture these gifted and enthusiastic young artists and provide an outlet for their creative energies. We also support individual students in their desire to expand their horizons with specialized training and intensive programs that enable them to realize their goals. We are gratified that our grants and scholarships have brought meaningful opportunities to the many outstanding arts organizations and gifted young performers in our area. We encourage all who qualify to submit an application for consideration.”
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