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County arts council seeking nonprofits for project grants

Oct 12, 2017

(Oct. 13, 2017) The Worcester County Arts Council Grants Review Committee is seeking applicants for local art projects to be held in Worcester County between Jan. 1 through June 30, 2018.

Proposed projects must be sponsored or presented by a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization and be open to the public. Grant amount requested must be matched one-for-one by organization funds.

Funding will support a wide variety of creative and innovative projects that are of outstanding artistic quality and demonstrate community benefit enhancing the lives of everyone living and visiting Worcester County.

Applications must be received no later than 2 p.m. on Oct. 16, at the Arts Council’s office located at 6 Jefferson Street in Berlin. Application forms and guidelines are available on the Arts Council’s website, www.worcestercountyartscouncil.org.

Last fiscal year, the Arts Council awarded a total of $30,000 to local organizations through this grant assistance program. The Worcester County Arts Council’s Community Arts Development Grants program is designed to assist local community-based groups produce and present arts activities in Worcester County and is funded and supported by the Maryland State Arts Council.

For additional information, call the WCAC office at 410-641-0809.

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