State Arts Council Opens Grants for Arts Education Field Trips

Published on Tuesday, January 16, 2024

The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced applications have opened for a grant program that supports schools’ in-person arts and cultural field trips. The Big Yellow School Bus grants have been engaging R.I. students in meaningful arts cultural activities since 2010.

The program offers grants of $500 on a first come, first served basis to schools or school-affiliated nonprofit organizations. The grant closes on April 15 or when all funds are awarded.

For more information and to apply, visit: Big Yellow School Bus | RISCA.

The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts is a state agency supported by appropriations from the Rhode Island General Assembly and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. RISCA provides grants, technical assistance and staff support to arts organizations and artists, schools, community centers, social service organizations and local governments to bring the arts into the lives of Rhode Islanders. Visit for more information. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and X (formerly Twitter).