The Dundalk Eagle

County now tak­ing ap­pli­ca­tions for arts and sciences grants

Grants will sup­port arts, hu­man­i­ties and cul­tural or­ga­ni­za­tions

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Bal­ti­more County Ex­ec­u­tive Johnny Ol­szewski an­nounced to­day that ap­pli­ca­tions are now open for Fis­cal Year 2022 Op­er­at­ing Grants to sup­port not- for­profit or­ga­ni­za­tions that of­fer vis­ual and per­form­ing arts, science and hu­man­i­ties pro­grams.

Or­ga­ni­za­tions both in and near Bal­ti­more County may ap­ply for grants, as long as they ser ve Bal­ti­more County’s res­i­dents.

“Bal­ti­more County arts and cul­tural as­sets en­rich our lives, sup­port our econ­omy, and im­prove qual­ity of life in our com­mu­ni­ties,” said Ol­szewski. “We’re proud to pro­vide th­ese grants to bet­ter con­nect our res­i­dents with di­verse arts and cul­tural op­por­tu­ni­ties here in Bal­ti­more County and through­out our re­gion.”

Ap­pli­ca­tion and In­for­ma­tional Work­shops

The Bal­ti­more County Com­mis­sion on Arts and Sciences op­er­at­ing grant ap­pli­ca­tions are avail­able on the County web­site and the dead­line for ap­ply­ing is Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 28, 2020 at 4 p.m.

Grants are awarded based on artis­tic and ed­u­ca­tional merit, ser­vice to Bal­ti­more County, the re­gion and com­mu­nity, im­pact on di­verse cul­tural needs of the com­mu­nity, man­age­ment ef­fec­tive­ness, fi­nan­cial sta­bil­ity, and the ex­tent of out­reach to in­volve new au­di­ences, spe­cial con­stituen­cies and un­der­served pop­u­la­tions. It is the Com­mis­sion’s pol­icy not to be the sole source of fund­ing for any grantee.

The Com­mis­sion is host­ing in­for­ma­tional work­shops for po­ten­tial ap­pli­cants via We­bex on Septem­ber 17 and Septem­ber 29 at 3: 30 p. m.

Those in­ter­ested in par­tic­i­pat­ing in a work­shop must email Arts and Sciences Co­or­di­na­tor, He­lene Luce at hluce@ bal­ti­more­coun­tymd. gov, at least 24 hours ahead of the ses­sion to re­ceive the We­bex link in­for­ma­tion.

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