The QACAC’s Grant Opportunities:
The Queen Anne’s County Arts Council is proud to promote art and cultural activities in the area thru the awarding of grants to local schools and community organizations. Qualifying organizations may apply each year for art programming support thru two grant categories: Artists in Education (AIE) and Community Arts Development (CAD).
Thru AIE grants, schools are eligible for initiatives which include dance, music, performance, & literary programs. Thru CAD grants, community organizations are eligible for performance programs and operational expenses. Application are accepted beginning February 15th and deadlines are May 1st of each year and awards are made in September of each year.
Forms for the Artists in Education (AIE) including guidelines to assist with the application process:
Forms for the Community Arts Development (CAD):
Congratulations to our 2016/17 Grant Awardees:
Arts in Education
Kent Island Elementary, Bayside Elementary, Stevensville Middle, Matapeake Elementary, Kennard Elementary, Centreville Elementary, Church Hill Elementary
Community Arts Development
Queen Anne’s Chorale, Kent Island Federation of Arts, QA County Library, QA County Dept. of Recreation
The QACAC's High School Scholarship Opportunities:
High school seniors planning to continue their education in the arts have an opportunity to apply for scholarship funds through the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council. These awards are available to students who will be attending college full-time in one of the following fine arts disciplines: visual arts, music, dance or drama.
The scholarship was established in 1989 as an annual program to assist high school students in Queen Anne’s County who will be furthering their education in the study of the arts and is supported through donations from board members past and present. There are two awards available for eligible students. Applicants are reviewed by an independent panel of artists.
The application deadline is May 1st each year.
Robert William Miller,
Lily Spik, Kendall Brandt,