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in Eligible Regions for Public Cultural Events

Free Fall Baltimore Grant

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Baltimore Office of Promotion and The Arts (BOPA)

Deadline Date:

09/03/21

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,000 to Maryland organizations and individuals in eligible regions for cultural events that are accessible and free to the public. Eligible programs must provide outreach and access to underserved audiences, young adults, and families. Eligible programs will take place in Baltimore City.

Each year BOPA provides Baltimore City-based organizations, local venues/event spaces, with operating budgets under $300,000 grants to produce free cultural event in Baltimore City during the month of October. An opportunity is also provided for organizations with operating budgets over $300,000 to participate in Free Fall Baltimore by promoting their events and incorporating them into the Free Fall calendar. 

To be eligible to participate in Free Fall Baltimore, your program must:

  • Provide outreach and access to young adults, families and/or underserved audiences
  • Be free of charge and open to general public without contingencies.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 145215

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants will range from $250 to $1,000.

Term of Contract:

Projects must occur in Baltimore City between October 1 and October 31st, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are made to arts organizations with operating budgets under $300,000.

Individual artists/creatives are allowed to apply for this grant if their event is also free and open to the public and located in a public space or Baltimore-based venue.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Application Open: Monday August 9, 2021
- Application Closes: Friday September 3, 2021
- Applicants Notified: Wednesday, September 15, 2021 ( 80% of funding recieved upon execution of agreement)
- Free Fall Baltimore Programs Occur: October 1– October 31
- Final Reports Due: Friday, December 3, 2021 (20% of funding recieved upon execution of agreement)

Staff, relatives, and board members of BOPA Inc are ineligible to apply for this grant.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://bopaartscouncil.submittable.com/submit

Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts
10 E. Baltimore Street, 10th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-752-8632

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