Coachella Valley
Watercolor Society

2021 Grant Application Form

Coachella Valley Watercolor Society
Grant Application Guidelines

Purpose of Grants:

To provide funds for purchasing watermedia (watercolor or acrylic) art supplies and related educational materials for the benefit of children and youth in the Coachella Valley.

Who May Apply:

Teachers, schools and nonprofit organizations whose art programs use water-based media in their curricula for children and youth.  If you have a fee-based program, we are only interested in providing scholarships or art materials for underserved/low income youth.

When Will Grants Be Awarded:

Grants will be awarded in May, 2021 for the 2021-2022 school year. We ask that Awardees submit a short written report in April, 2022 on the use of the funds, with a few photos if possible.

How Much Is Awarded?

The grant awards are determined by the CVWS Board and are contingent on the amount of money raised during the year and the number of grants awarded.  No grant will be less than $100.

How to Apply?

Complete the Grant Application form below before the entry deadline.  Applications may also be downloaded and sent by regular mail to Sunny Patton, c/o CVWS, P.O. Box 565, Palm Desert, CA  92260.

Grant Application deadline:

April 30, 2021


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About Us

There is something for everyone at the Coachella Valley Watercolor Society. From the camaraderie of our general meetings to instruction from world class demonstrators to getting outside and doing some plein air painting to honing your skill set with our life drawing classes; we’re confident you’ll find just what you’re looking for.