Foundation / Corporation
Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC)
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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Montgomery County, Maryland individual artists and scholars to carry out arts and humanities projects across a broad range of disciplines. First-time applicants are required to contact program staff prior to applying.
Artists and Scholars Project Grants support the work of individual artists and scholars. Awards also provide funding for Montgomery County artist and scholar collaborations. Grants support artists and scholars who work in a wide array of arts disciplines including performing arts, folk and traditional arts, media arts, visual arts, literary arts, as well as humanities disciplines including history, literature, and philosophy.
AHCMC encourages proposals submitted by African, Latino(a), Asian, Arab, and Native American (ALAANA) artist and scholars.
Through Artists and Scholars Project Grants, AHCMC seeks to:
-Support the creation and production of new work;
-Provide artists and scholars with opportunities that strengthen their business, managerial, artistic and/or scholarly skills;
-Nurture artists and scholars who represent the diverse, multi-cultural character of Montgomery County; and
-Support innovative and distinctive artistic and scholarly work by the County’s resident artists and scholars.
For a list of eligible disciplines, see the RFP: http://creativemoco.com/sites/default/myfiles/FY20%20Artisrts%20and%20Scholars%20Guidelines.pdf#page=3
For details on project eligibility, see the RFP: http://creativemoco.com/sites/default/myfiles/FY20%20Artisrts%20and%20Scholars%20Guidelines.pdf#page=4
The following are examples of activities that are eligible for funding. Applicants are encouraged to think creatively about the activities proposed in the grant application.
-Composing a musical work
-Creating paintings, photographs, sculpture, or prints
-Conducting research in preparation for writing a book or scholarly article
-Creating work products based on variations or new arrangements of traditional or historical works
-Writing poetry, a novel, a nonfiction work, or a screenplay
-Working with a mentor, artist or teacher in the applicant’s field
-Creating a business plan or marketing plan
-Travel, hotel, meals and/or registration expenses for workshops or training program
-Attending a residency for the purpose of learning a new artistic or scholarly skill or technique and/or creating new work
GrantWatch ID#: 178104
Applicants may apply for one FY20 grant in the amount of $1,000 to $5,000.
Applications will be accepted for activities that take place from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
All applications must be submitted online at:
Takenya LaViscount, Senior Grants Program Manager
Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County
801 Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910
USA: Maryland: Montgomery County