GRANT OPPORTUNITIES



One of the important functions of the Allegany Arts Council is to grant funds to local non-profit organizations and individuals. In FY'16 (the most recently concluded fiscal year), the Allegany Arts Council awarded over $25,000 in General Operating Grants, Placemaking Grants and Hadra Scholarship Grants to individuals and organizations throughout Allegany County. Applications are reviewed annually by a committee of community members. Funding for the General Operating Grant program is made possible through the Community Arts Development program of the Maryland State Arts Council. Please select the grant titles below to learn more about funding opportunities from the Allegany Arts Council.


General Operating Grants

Allegany Arts Council General Operating Grants are awarded to non-profit organizations that regularly produce arts-related programming in Allegany County. These applications are reviewed annually by a committee of community members.

Eligiblity Requirements for General Operating Grants (PDF).
Eligiblity Requirements for General Operating Grants (Word doc).
General Operating Grant Application (Word doc).
General Operating Grant Application (PDF)
General Operating Grant Final Report Form (Word doc)
General Operating Grant Final Report Form (PDF)


Placemaking Grants

The Allegany Arts Council Placemaking Grants are a new program designed to assist our community in making Allegany County, and specifically its two Arts & Entertainment Districts in Cumberland and Frostburg, look and feel like arts destinations. This is done through projects such as open air performances, murals and other public art, arts walks, pop-up events and galleries, artist relocation and residency programs, outdoor workshops, mobile children's programming, and festivals.The grants are awarded to non-profit organizations and individuals, or combinations of the above. In contrast to General Operating Grants, a Placemaking Grant is for a specific project or program that addressed placemaking.

Eligiblity Requirements for Placemaking Grants (PDF).
Eligiblity Requirements for Placemaking Grants (Word doc).
Placemaking Grants Application (Word doc).
Placemaking Grant Application (PDF).
Creative Placemaking Final Report Form (PDF).
Creative Placemaking Final Report Form (Word doc).


Hadra Scholarship Fund

The purpose of the Allegany Arts Council's Hadra Scholarship Fund is to provide small monetary grants to individuals residing in Allegany County who are in need of financial assistance to pursue an interest or an experience in the arts. A committee of five community members considers these applications on a quarterly basis. Funding for the Hadra Scholarship Fund is made possible through individual and corporate philanthropy.

Eligibility Requirements for the Hadra Scholarship Fund (PDF).
Hadra Scholarship Fund Application (PDF).
Hadra Scholarship Fund Final Report form (PDF).



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