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FABG Grants

FABG Grants are awards of around $500 available to support all Ithaca City School District (ICSD) teachers for projects and initiatives that enrich or enhance music, dance, visual, literary and theater arts curriculum for all ICSD schools. Applications are accepted in the fall and spring of the school year.

Criteria- Highest priority will be given to applications that:

  • Improves and expand learning opportunities in music, arts, theater
  • Reach a large number of children or provide an in-depth experience
  • Address underserved students or arts areas
  • Focus on enhancing classroom curriculum in fine and performing arts
  • Support but does not supplant district responsibilities or resources

Deadline for applications is midnight on Oct 15 and February 1 (There are some funds available for music, dance, visual, and theater arts teachers ONLY, outside of the deadline for sudden opportunities, needs or projects. Please allow a two weeks for review of these requests.)

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Frequently asked Questions

To APPLY online click here FABG Grant Application

To download the application, click here and send to or mail to FABG Grants, c/o IPEI, P.O. Box 4268, Ithaca, NY 14850 by the deadline.

For more information about past grants click here. FABG annual report in IPEI report

You will be asked to submit a final report for your project by June 30. Click here for the online report. FABG Final Report Form

IPEI has grants available through the Red and Gold Grant, the Teacher Grant and the Connecting Classroom Grant. These grants can be combined with FABG Grants. Go to or click on the IPEI logo on the left of this page.

Arts Grants are also available through the Community Arts Partnership. Go to and check under grants.

BelleSherman-Sunflowers.png A past FABG Mini Grant.

Contact us or email directly to discuss your idea or if you have questions. We encourage you to apply.

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