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Applications Open Friday! Anne Arundel County Arts and Cultural Resources Grants

Sep 29 2021

Applications Open Friday! Anne Arundel County Arts and Cultural Resources Grants

Historical and cultural sites in the Four Rivers Heritage Area, and throughout the County, are encouraged to apply for an Anne Arundel County Arts and Cultural Resources Grant.

Funding will be awarded to organizations that utilize heritage resources in Anne Arundel County in a new or innovative way; increase public access to historic sites; improve or enhance how the public engages with heritage resources; and/or encourage the maintenance and preservation of important heritage sites. Learn more below!

Grants for Nonprofits

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County is pleased to partner with the Anne Arundel County Office of Planning and Zoning Cultural Resources Division, which protects the County’s historic sites, buildings, archaeological sites and landscapes, to offer a FY2022 grant funding opportunity.

Preference will be given to projects that encourage stewardship and public appreciation of properties that are on the County Inventory of Historic Resources, including historic buildings, historic cemeteries, and archaeological resources, or projects that recognize or highlight previously un-documented historic resources (older than 50 years old as per the National Register criteria), especially historic sites associated with the Civil Rights era, or early 20th century history. Oral history projects, and video capture of the spoken word by community elders, which result in a public-facing presentation are also encouraged.

Application Period: October 1 – 31

Funding: Up to $2,500

For more information, view the 2022 Anne Arundel County Arts and Cultural Resources Grant Program Guidance.