IACA Announces Availability of FY18 Summer Youth Employment in the Arts

Illinois Arts Council Agency Announces Availability of Fiscal Year 2018 Summer Youth Employment in the Arts Program Guidelines 


The Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) Summer Youth Employment in the Arts (SYEA) program provides funds to eligible Illinois not-for-profit arts organizations to support summer employment opportunities for high school students. Jobs may be administrative or artistic in nature, or a combination of both. This program will provide positive experiences and training in the arts to enhance personal growth, while supporting the mission and goals of the host organization.

The application deadline for the FY18 SYEA is Monday, January 15, 2018.

Grant requests for Fiscal Year 2018 are for employment opportunities occurring between May 15 and September 15, 2018. 

SYEA will award up to $6,000 to eligible organizations for student employee stipends. SYEA is made possible with an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Visit http://www.arts.illinois.gov/SYEA for the complete guidelines and application. 

Contact Encarnacón Teruel, Program Director for more information at Encarnacion.Teruel@illinois.gov or 312-814-6753.

 

The IACA acknowledges ongoing support from the National Endowment for the Arts.