Grants are offered in four broad discipline categories—Performing Arts, Media Arts, Visual Arts, Literary Arts—and applications in each discipline category are accepted once per year. Artists may apply for grants of up to $10,000 to support the creation of new artwork over a 12-month period.
2017 RUBYS ARTIST PROJECT GRANTS
Literary Arts and Visual Arts
The next grant cycle focuses on the disciplines of literary arts and visual arts. The application portal will open on June 1, 2017 and have a deadline of July 31, 2017. Details regarding grant workshops and update dgrant guidelines will post here in the spring.
**The catgories of media arts and performing arts will be offered again in 2018**
Attend a grant workshop to learn about the application process for a Rubys Artist Project Grant as well as about general grantwriting tips and strategies. The next round of grant workshops will take place in the summer 2017. Stay tuned hewre for details.
To be eligible for a grant, an artist must be:
- A resident of Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County, Harford County, or Howard County both at the time of application and when the grant is awarded;
- A U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident;
- At least 21 years old;
- An active practicing artist who has pursued their profession in their chosen discipline for more than three years.
A complete grant application consists of:
- Proposal narrative (one page)
- Project Timeline
- Project Budget
- Artist resume / bio / CV
- Work sample inventory list
- A selection of artwork samples (up to 10)
Download the -->2017 Rubys Grant Guidelines<-- for complete details on how to prepare your application.
The applications platform is closed until June 1, 2017.
Click below for sample templates of a project budget, timeline, and inventory list. These templates are intended as guides to assist when preparing the information to include in your appliction materials.
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The Rubys Artist Grants were conceived and initiated with start-up funding from the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation and are a program of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance.