Councilman Julian Jones: Baltimore County Grant Programs


Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski today announced that applications are open for the Baltimore County Commission on Arts and Sciences’ Fiscal Year 2022 Project Grants to support not-for-profit organizations that offer visual and performing arts, science and humanities programs. Grants from $1,000 to $9,500 are available for organizations in and near Baltimore County that serve Baltimore County’s residents. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 4:00PM.

Link to apply:

(Details and Program Eligibility)

Examples of eligible projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Festivals
  • Film screenings
  • Exhibitions
  • Art
  • Performances
  • Lectures
  • Classes and workshops
  • Poetry readings
  • Dance or theatrical performances or workshops
  • Musical concert series (classical, folk, popular)
  • If an event is virtual, the event organizer must be located in Baltimore County.
  • If the event is live, it must take place in Baltimore County, and any organization in the state can apply

Grants are awarded based on:

  • Artistic and educational merit
  • Service to Baltimore County, the region and community
  • Impact on diverse cultural needs of the community
  • Management effectiveness
  • Financial stability and the extent of outreach to involve new audiences
  • Special constituencies and underserved populations.

(Informational Sessions)

The Commission is hosting two informational workshops for potential applicants via Webex:


  • Thursday, March 4th at 3:00-4:00PM
  • Tuesday, March 9 at 10:30AM-11:30AM

Those interested in participating in a workshop must email: At least 36 hours ahead of the session to RSVP.

Applications are open until Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 4:00PM.


We’re now accepting applications for the COVID-19 Hotel Grant Program! $3.5 million in funds has been designated for hotels, motels and short term rentals to improve safety, offset other operational costs. 

Learn more and apply at:

Auth. Citizens for Julian Jones, Greg Banks Treasurer