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Arts Council doles out more than $400K in grants to local organizations

| August 29, 2016, 04:59 PM | 0 Comments

arts councilThe Arts Council of Anne Arundel County recently announced the recipients of  their Community Arts Grants for fiscal year 2017.  These grants are given to nonprofit arts and historic preservation groups to help fund their general operating budgets. The Community Arts Grants are just one of several different types of grant awarded by the  Arts Council of Anne Arundel County . The Arts Council also awards mini grants, strategic grants and Arts-in-Education grants in addition to providing support, advocacy, and resources for Arts and Historic Preservation.

Thirty-six Anne Arundel County arts and historic preservation groups will be receiving grants ranging in size from $1,000  to $53,000 for fiscal year 2017, totalling $400,200.

The following organizations will be receiving Art Grant Awards:

All Children’s Chorus of Annap.  – $7,700                                

Annapolis Arts District — $9,000                                                         

Annapolis Film Festival — $22,000                                            

Annapolis Maritime Museum — $12,000                              

Annapolis Opera — $20,000                                        

Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre — $9,500

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra –$29,000

ARTWALK/dba Annapolis the Beautiful, — $1,000

Anne Arundel Community Concert Asso. — $3,000

AA County Trust For Preservation — $4,900   

Ballet Theatre of Maryland– $25,000        

 Captain Avery Museum  — $10,000                             

Chesapeake Arts Center  — $48,000                                            

Chesapeake Children’s Museum — $1,500                           

Chesapeake Youth Sym. Orchestra — $10,500                 

Children’s Theater of Annapolis — $8,500        

Compass Rose Theatre — $9,000         

Creating Communities — $7,500                                                       

Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble — $3,000             

Heritage Harbour Chorus — $1,300            

Historic Annapolis Foundation — $11,500         

Kunta Kinte – Alex Haley Fdn. $2,200               

Live Arts Maryland — $26,000      

Londontown Foundation — $13,500                            

Londontowne Symphony Orchestra — $4,000                     

Maryland Federation of Art  –$10,000

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts — $53,000

Mitchell Gallery, St. John’s — $11,000

National Ballet Institute for the Arts   — $1,000

Pasadena Theatre Company  — $3,500

Maryland Concert Series — $3,000

South County Concert Association — $5,000

Blue Angel Wing Project — $1,700

The Creative and Performing Arts of South County — $1,900

West Arundel Creative Arts — $3,500

World Artists Experience — $7,000

 Total  $400,200 

For more information about the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County and to find out more about membership call 410-222-7949 or visit


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