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Community Arts Development (CAD) Grant

Grants to Maryland Nonprofits
for Public Arts Programming

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Queen Anne's County Arts Council (QACAC)

Deadline Date:

05/01/21 Receipt


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Grants to Maryland nonprofit community organizations in eligible locations for community-oriented projects that promote, sustain, and expand the arts. Projects must be open to the public, and may include exhibits, performances, classes, and other activities. Arts organizations may request operational assistance for ongoing projects or special events. All performances, exhibits, and/or classes must be held in Queen Anne's County.

Each grant application will be evaluated according to artistic merit, community relevance, fiscal responsibility, and program feasibility. Special consideration will be given to programs that provide outreach to underserved audiences.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180587

Term of Contract:

Applicants may apply for funding of programs/events taking place during QACAC's fiscal year of July 1 through June 30.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant must be a nonprofit community organization in Queen Anne's County.

The QACAC funded activity must be open to the public with proper and timely notice made available to the public.

Non-arts organizations may apply for project grants that are devoted to the arts. Only direct artistic costs will be considered for funding.

Fundraising events are ineligible for funding.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are accepted beginning February 15th and grant applications must be received by May 1st. Awards are made in September of each year.

A two-to-one or greater "cash match" will be required of all program/events funded, i.e., if your grant award was $500 you must raise at least $1,000 in income from other sources. Earned income (box office, subscription sales, other sold services) may be used as part of matching funds.

"In Kind" or donated goods and services (volunteer work, free use of stage or building, or any other donation that is not cash) may not be considered part of the match, but may be identified in an attachment.

Contact Information:

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

Mail applications and supplemental information to:
Queen Anne's County Arts Council
206 South Commerce Street
Centreville, Maryland 21617


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