The St. Mary’s County Arts Council (SMCAC) awards approximately $50,000 annually to local organizations, events, and schools for the presentation of arts activities in our community. These grants are made possible through funding from the Maryland State Arts Council.
Applicants for grant consideration must qualify as non-profit organizations presenting arts programs or projects in St. Mary’s County and/or for the benefit of St. Mary’s County residents.
All funded programs and projects must be open to the public and must meet specific eligibility criteria. Grant requests must be received by February 1, 2022, by 5 PM for programs that take place between March 1st and October 31st, 2022.