Grants and Recognition

Riley School is honored to receive support from both the Ohio and Kentucky Arts Councils, and is approved as a participating ACE provider for the Ohio Afterschool Child Enrichment Educational Savings Account Program

  • The Riley School of Irish Music was awarded the Ohio Heritage Fellowship for Community Leadership for 2018.
  • Brian Ó hAirt and Kathy Schneider were awarded and completed an Ohio Arts Council Traditional Arts Apprenticeship for traditional singing for 2019.
  • Beverly Buchanan and Tim Clarke were awarded and completed a Traditional Arts Apprenticeship for 2017.

  • In recognition of artistic excellence, Justin Bonar-Bridges and Emmanuel Gray participated in the Kentucky Arts Council's Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeship for 2017, which is supported by state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The ACE Educational Savings Account program provides qualifying families with a $500 credit that can be used to pay for a variety of enrichment activities that will accelerate learning for students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Check their website for eligibility requirements.

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