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Planting Seeds of Knowledge

Seeds Grant Information

A grant program for schools & community groups

Planting Seeds of Knowledge (SEEDS) is a grant program for Wisconsin schools and other community groups to work with qualified Native Artists in interactive and engaging residencies, workshops and performances. Our Artists work in educational settings with teachers and students, integrating curriculum, creativity, and culture.  View the 〈 Seeds Artists Roster 〉 for more information about available presentations.

Funding for these grants is made possible by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board and the Oneida Nation.

Grant Guidelines

  • Funding is available on a first come, first served basis from August 1 to April 1 each fiscal year or until funds are depleted.
    • Schools may apply for up to 100% of the approved artist fees at the SEEDS eligible funding.
    • Schools may apply for up to 100% of the approved artists fees for teacher in-services and trainings.
  • Each school within a district may apply for up to $3,000 and/or 2 SEEDS grants per school year.
  • Additional costs are the responsibility of the applying school district or organization and due to the Artist on the last day of performance.

Application Process for teachers:

  1. Talk to the Artist. Visit the Artist Roster to learn about their program offerings. Discuss dates, times, fees, and any school rules they need to know about for visiting your campus.  Applications for the Seeds Grant are due 6 weeks prior to the artist’s engagement.
  2. Talk to your school administrator about whether you can invite guest artists to campus or have an online presentation instead.
  3. Fill out the grant application. Submit the Grant Application to Sherrole in the ONAP office. For more info call (920) 490-3832.
  4. Follow up with the artist after your grant application has been awarded or denied, and after their presentation.

Download Application and Forms:

Seeds Grant Application Seeds Artist Schedule Seeds Artist Evaluation Seeds Artists Roster


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