Community Arts Grants

The Community Arts Grants program is an effort of the Dorchester Center for the Arts, (DCA) as the designated county Arts Council, to support and expand arts programming throughout Dorchester. These funds, allocated by the Maryland State Arts Council, are intended to encourage arts programming and arts participation across the county. Supported arts disciplines include dance, theatre, visual arts, music, film/media arts, literary arts, folk/heritage/traditional and multi-disciplinary arts programming.

Individual grants average $250-1000. Programs must take place between September 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020, or between January 1, 2021 and June 30, 2021.

Application deadline August 20, 2020 for programs September 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020

Application deadline December 20, 2020 for programs January 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021.

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