The Council for the Arts at MIT (CAMIT) is made up of alumni and friends of the arts at MIT who support arts engagement at MIT. CAMIT funds grant programs to support arts projects among the MIT community. Additionally, the Council supports teaching and learning with funding for arts engagement for classes and partnerships with local arts institutions.
Funding for the Arts
Large-scale funding available through the Council’s Grants Committee for students, faculty, and staff. Undergraduate Mini-Grants and Graduate Student Seed Grants support small projects and prototyping, up to $500.
Details about eligibility and policies for the Council’s grants programs.
How to Apply
Ready to prepare your application? We have step-by-step guides.
View profiles of artistic projects funded by the Council for the Arts at MIT.
Arts Project Planning Resources
Discover resources and information for anyone at MIT looking to carry out an artistic project.
Support for Teaching
Resources to bring the arts into your classroom or take your class to experience the arts.
Artists in the Classroom
Initially launched as a pilot program funded by the Council for the Arts at MIT, the Visiting Artists in the Classroom program is now supported by CAST.
Tickets for Classes
Take your students to an artistic event in the Boston area! The Council for the Arts at MIT funds tickets for classes to experience a play, concert, show, or exhibition that is part of course curricula.
The Council for the Arts at MIT underwrites memberships for MIT faculty, staff, and students at Boston-area art museums including the MFA, ICA, and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.