FY2018 (July 2017 to June 2018) Arts in Education Grants (AiE) Now Available
The Arts Council of Calvert County offers up to a $500 Arts in Education grant to every qualified arts-related teacher in Calvert County. These grants are to support artistic presentations that further the cultural arts development of students in state chartered public and private schools located in Calvert County, Maryland. Grants are offered annually.
Funding for the Arts in Education program is restricted to programming and presentations by Maryland artists who must meet high educational goals and professional standards. A list of Maryland artists is available on the Maryland State Arts Council .
Arts in Education funding is provided by the Maryland State Arts Council. Grantees must give credit to the Arts Council of Calvert County and the Maryland State Arts Council in brochures, programs, news releases, publications and other publicity materials.
The Arts Council of Calvert County was pleased to award $25,000 in 46 Arts in Education grants this year. Schools across Calvert County benefit from this program which provides funds to help teachers in art, music, theatre and dance create educational opportunities for their students by bringing the arts and artists to their classroom.
The Arts Council of Calvert County grants must be used in, or for, Calvert County, Maryland to support cultural arts programs. Applications are reviewed by the three-member Grants Review Committee. The Committee’s recommendations are presented to the Arts Council of Calvert County’s Board of Directors fora final decision. Organizations are required to provide a one-to-one (1:1) dollar match to the grant amount requested. Funds for these grants originate from a combination of MSAC and community sponsors and donors. Projects must occur within the fiscal year for which they are applied.
For more information including the Community and Special Project Grants Application, click here .
For a copy of the Arts Council of Calvert County Community and Special Project Grants Final Report FY 2018, click here .
Arts Council awards over $25,000 in Arts in Education Grants to Calvert County Schools:p>
Funding for grants made possible by generous support from the Maryland State ArtsCouncil www.msac.org
Arts Council of Calvert County 110 Solomons Island Rd. PO Box 2569 Prince Frederick, MD 20678