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The purpose of the Creativity Grant Program is to strengthen the vitality and sustainability of artists and small organizations to maintain a strong and stable arts infrastructure in the State of Maryland. The Creativity Grant also provides opportunities to serve the growing needs of relevant arts projects and collaborations within Maryland communities.

For more information regarding eligibility and funding timelines, please review the Creativity Grants Guidelines.

For more information about detailed eligibility by Program, visit here.

Complete a FY19 Creativity Grant application here.

Download Creativity Grant Application Scoring Rubric

Creativity Grant applications will be accepted beginning on February 1 through an online form that will be available via this web page. An email with a link to the application will be sent to our full mailing list on Friday, February 1 as well. To join our mailing list, please enter your information at the bottom of this page.


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As a member of GBCA, you will not only gain access to wonderful benefits, but you will also become an active participant in a broader cultural community. Your organization and employees will directly benefit from opportunities to collaborate, connect, learn, network and share with your colleagues in the cultural community. Join our growing constituency of over 300 individual artists and organizations representing the region's extraordinary range of arts, culture, history, heritage, humanities, and attractions.

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