Nonprofit Arts Organizations incorporated in Maryland and located in Harford County may request matching grants to support general operating costs. These grants must be matched at a minimum ratio of 2:1. Primary activities of organization must be producing or presenting the arts. Nonprofit Organizations (whose primary purpose is other than producing or presenting the arts) incorporated in Maryland and located in Harford County may request matching grants to support Arts Programming in Harford County open to the general public. In addition, colleges, universities, units of government, and religious organizations may apply for this type of support. Maryland-based entities from outside Harford County may request support for direct costs of arts programming in Harford County. Grants supporting Direct Costs of Arts Programming must be matched at a minimum ratio of 1:1
Supported arts disciplines:
folk & traditional arts
Please review Community Arts Development Grant Program Fiscal Year 2021 Guidelines for more information about eligibility, requirements, criteria, application and review process.
Applications for FY22 will open in the spring of 2021 Guidelines are now being updated for FY22 funding period
Grants are made possible through a Community Arts Development Grant from Maryland State Arts Council, an agency of the State of Maryland under the authority of the Department of Commerce, Division of Tourism, Film and the Arts
To learn more about grant-seeking and -writing for all fields, but especially for the arts, humanities, and education fields, Harford County Cultural Arts Board welcomes Christina McLoughlin, Grants Director, Port Discovery Children’s Museum / Grants Consultant, McAllister & Quinn and Maryland Symphony Orchestra to present Grants 101. Information about Harford County Cultural Arts Board's grant programs will also be provided by Jessica Cleaver, Coordinator.