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2021 Community Arts Grant

The 2021 Community Arts Grant is made possible by the generous support of the Baltimore Department of Housing and Community Development, The Maryland State Arts Council, and Mayor Brandon M. Scott, City of Baltimore.

Applicant Eligibility
This grant program is open to Baltimore City neighborhood and community-based organizations that partner with artists, artist teams, designers, design teams, or arts organizations.

The lead applicant must be designated by the IRS as a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. If this is not the case, applicants can apply through a 501(c)3 organization that agrees to act as the fiscal agent.

Employees of DHCD and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts are not eligible to apply.

Grant Timeline

Application Opens: March 18, 2021

Application Deadline: April 23, 2021

Grant Award Notifications are announced in May 2021

Project Completion Deadline: December 1, 2021

Grant Award: The 2021 Community Arts Grant funds awards up to $16,000.00

TO APPLY: 2021 Community Arts Grant Application (download PDF of the application guidelines here)

The Community Arts Grant is a program of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts. For more information on this program or for technical assistance, contact: Chris Brooks | 410-752-8632 | [email protected]


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