VAPA Enhancement Program (VEP) was created to support teachers in the San Diego Unified School District with funding for innovative projects that provide substantial impact for students through active learning and deepen artistic connections in the four arts areas: music, dance, visual arts and theater. VEP does not fund any programs or projects that should be or are funded by a school's budget.

  • The application for the 2019-2020 school year is now OPEN.
  • This Program is only available to any currently employed teacher in the San Diego Unified School District.
  •  IMPORTANT - The deadline for applications is October 4, 2019.

How to get started on your VEP Application:

  1. Review the VEP Proposal Guidelines. This document provides helpful information on how to position a project to more likely be funded. 
  2. Review the FAQ and Application instructions.
  3. Review the Sample Application questions to make sure you have all of your answers ready before you start filling out the online application. 
  4. Scroll to the bottom of this page and click on the link to complete and submit your online application. (Only online applications will be accepted).

2019-2020 vep Proposal guidelines

2019-2020 VAPA Enhancement Program (VEP) Application