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2015 Creative Baltimore Fund – Call for Entry

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is now accepting grant applications for the 2015 Creative Baltimore Fund. The grant program provides nearly $250,000 in funding to local individual artists and established non-profit cultural organizations. Applications and guidelines are available at The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, March 31, 2015. The Creative Baltimore Fund is a program of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.

The Creative Baltimore Fund provides support to artists and organizations through two grants. Individual artists are invited to apply for the Mayor’s Individual Artist Award which provides project support for programs promoting public access and encouraging the breadth of arts and/or cultural programming in Baltimore City. Additionally, theGeneral Operating Support grant provides core support for established arts or cultural organizations that benefit the public and are artistically or culturally vibrant. Individual artists can receive up to $5,000 for project support; organizations can receive up to $10,000 for general operating support. Grant awards will be announced in May 2015.


Grant Application Due: Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Application Review Period: Monday, April 13 through Friday, April 17, 2015

Grant Awards Announced: May 2015

Grant Period: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 through Thursday, June 30, 2016

The Creative Baltimore Fund is made possible through the support of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore City Council and helps art programs and projects come to fruition and continue to enhance the City of Baltimore. The program is administered by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts which is the arts council for Baltimore City. In addition, an independent panel reviews applications and selects grant recipients.

For more information on the Creative Baltimore Fund, call 410-752-8632 or visit


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