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Grants

Grants are awarded by the Baltimore County Executive and Baltimore County Council based on recommendations by the Baltimore County Commission on Arts and Sciences.

The following grant recipients are listed by the fiscal year.

Operating Grants

2017 Operating Grant Recipients

Grant Amount

American Visionary Art Museum

$35,000

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum

$25,000

Baltimore Chamber Orchestra

$12,100

Baltimore Choral Arts Society

$18,000

Baltimore Clayworks

$8,300

Baltimore Museum of Art

$350,000

Baltimore Museum of Industry

$18,000

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

$680,000

Baltimore Theatre Project

$7,000

Camp Puh'tok for Boys and Girls

$18,000

Center Stage

$130,000

Contemporary Arts, Incorporated

$5,300

Creative Alliance

$11,000

Deep Vision Dance Company

$6,000

Everyman Theatre

$10,000

Fire Museum of Maryland

$13,000

Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum

$7,000

Handel Choir of Maryland

$4,000

Hippodrome Foundation

$55,000

Historic Ships in Baltimore

$3,500

Historical Society of Baltimore County

$12,000

Irvine Nature Center

$35,000

Jewish Community Center and Gordon Center for Performing Arts

$10,000

Ladew Topiary Gardens

$12,000

Living Classrooms Foundation

$25,000

Lyric Opera Baltimore Foundation

$35,000

Maryland Art Place

$4,000

Maryland Historical Society

$25,000

Maryland Science Center

$80,000

Maryland Zoological Society (Maryland Zoo in Baltimore)

$500,000

Maryland Public Television (MPT) Foundation

$28,500

Museum of Ceramic Art and Glass

$7,000

National Aquarium in Baltimore

$200,000

Patapsco Heritage Greenway

$20,000

Port Discovery

$70,000

Pro Musica Rara

$3,000

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture

$40,000

Star-Spangled Banner and Flag House Association

$11,000

Towson University Asian Arts and Culture Center

$12,000

UMBC Center for Art Design and Visual Culture

$5,000

Walters Art Museum

$350,000

Young Audiences of Maryland, Incorporated

$36,000

2016 Operating Grant Recipients

Grant Amount

American Visionary Art Museum

$35,000

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum

$25,000

Baltimore Chamber Orchestra

$12,100

Baltimore Choral Arts Society

$16,000

Baltimore Clayworks

$8,300

Baltimore Museum of Art

$336,000

Baltimore Museum of Industry

$18,000

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

$680,000

Baltimore Theatre Project

$7,000

Camp Puh'tok for Boys and Girls

$18,000

Center Stage

$129,500

Contemporary Arts, Incorporated

$5,300

Creative Alliance

$11,000

Everyman Theatre

$10,000

Fire Museum of Maryland

$13,000

Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum

$7,000

Handel Choir of Maryland

$4,000

Hippodrome Foundation

$49,500

Historic Ships in Baltimore

$3,500

Historical Society of Baltimore County

$12,000

Irvine Nature Center

$35,000

Jewish Community Center/Gordon Center for Performing Arts

$10,000

Jewish Museum of Maryland

$5,000

Ladew Topiary Gardens

$12,000

Living Classrooms Foundation

$25,000

Lyric Opera Baltimore Foundation

$40,000

Maryland Art Place

$4,000

Maryland Historical Society

$25,000

Maryland Science Center

$80,000

Maryland Zoological Society (Maryland Zoo in Baltimore)

$400,000

MPT Foundation (Maryland Public Television)

$28,500

Museum of Ceramic Art and Glass

$7,000

National Aquarium in Baltimore

$170,000

Port Discovery

$70,000

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture

$38,000

Star-Spangled Banner and Flag House Association

$11,000

Towson University Asian Arts and Culture Center

$12,000

UMBC Center for Art Design and Visual Culture

$5,000

Walters Art Museum

$336,000

Young Audiences of Maryland, Incorporated

$36,000

2015 Operating Grant Recipients

Grant Amount

American Visionary Art Museum

$43,000

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum

$25,000

Baltimore Chamber Orchestra

$12,100

Baltimore Choral Arts Society

$16,000

Baltimore Clayworks

$8,300

Baltimore Museum of Art

$336,000

Baltimore Museum of Industry

$18,000

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

$680,000

Baltimore Theatre Project, Incorporated

$8,000

Camp Puh'tok for Boys and Girls

$18,000

Center Stage Associates, Incorporated

$129,500

Contemporary Arts, Incorporated

$5,800

Creative Alliance

$11,000

Everyman Theatre

$12,500

Fire Museum of Maryland

$13,000

Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum

$6,000

Handel Choir of Maryland

$4,500

Hippodrome Foundation

$49,500

Historical Ships in Baltimore

$4,500

Historical Society of Baltimore County

$12,000

Irvine Natural Science Center

$35,000

Jewish Museum of Maryland

$5,000

Ladew Topiary Gardens

$12,000

Living Classrooms Foundation

$25,000

Lyric Opera Baltimore Foundation

$42,000

Maryland Art Place

$5,000

Maryland Historical Society

$25,000

Maryland Science Center

$80,000

Maryland Zoological Society (Maryland Zoo in Baltimore) 

$400,000

MPT Foundation (Maryland Public Television)

$31,600

Museum of Ceramic Art and Glass

$7,000 

National Aquarium in Baltimore

$170,000

Port Discovery

$70,000

Pride of Baltimore, Incorporated

$5,000

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture

$38,000

Star-Spangled Banner and Flag House Association

$11,000

UMBC Center for Art Design and Visual Culture

$5,000

Walters Art Museum

$336,000

Young Audiences of Maryland, Incorporated

$36,000

2014 Operating Grant Recipients

Grant Amount

American Visionary Art Museum

$45,000

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum

$25,000

Baltimore Actor's Theatre, Incorporated

$8,000

Baltimore Chamber Orchestra

$12,100

Baltimore Choral Arts Society

$16,000

Baltimore Clayworks

$7,300

Baltimore Museum of Art

$336,000

Baltimore Museum of Industry

$17,000

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

$680,000

Baltimore Theatre Project, Incorporated

$9,000

Camp Puh'tok for Boys and Girls

$15,000

Center Stage Associates, Incorporated

$125,000

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

$1,000

Contemporary Arts, Incorporated

$5,800

Creative Alliance

$10,000

Everyman Theatre

$15,000

Fire Museum of Maryland

$12,600

Handel Choir of Maryland

$4,500

Hippodrome Foundation, Incorporated

$45,000

Historical Ships in Baltimore

$6,000

Historical Society of Baltimore County

$9,900

Irvine Natural Science Center

$35,000

Ladew Topiary Gardens

$12,000

Living Classrooms Foundation

$25,000

Lyric Opera Baltimore Foundation

$40,500

Maryland Art Place

$5,000

Maryland Academy of Science (Maryland Science Center)

$50,000

Maryland Historical Society

$25,000

Maryland State Boychoir 

$4,500

Maryland Zoological Society (Maryland Zoo in Baltimore) 

$400,000

MPT Foundation (Maryland Public Television)

$28,600

Museum of Ceramic Art and Glass

$7,000 

National Aquarium in Baltimore

$170,000

Port Discovery

$75,000

Pride of Baltimore, Incorporated

$7,000

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture

$38,000

Star-Spangled Banner and Flag House Association

$10,000

Towson University Asian Art and Culture Center

$16,000

UMBC Center for Art Design and Visual Culture

$5,000

Walters Art Museum

$336,000

Young Audiences of Maryland, Incorporated

$36,000

2013 Operating Grant Recipients

Grant Amount  

American Visionary Art Museum

$45,000

Asian Arts and Culture Center at Towson University

$16,000

B&O Railroad Museum

$20,000

Baltimore Actor's Theatre, Incorporated

$8,000

Baltimore Chamber Orchestra

$12,100

Baltimore Children's Museum (Port Discovery Children's Museum)

$70,000

Baltimore Choral Arts Society

$14,000

Baltimore Clayworks

$8,000

Baltimore County Historical Society

$9,000

Baltimore Museum of Art

$336,000

Baltimore Museum of Industry

$17,000

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

$680,000

Baltimore Theatre Project, Incorporated

$8,000

Center Stage Associates, Incorporated

$140,000

Contemporary Arts, Incorporated

$5,800

Everyman Theatre

$15,000

Fire Museum of Maryland

$10,000

Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum

$9,600

Greater Baltimore Youth Orchestra

$5,500

Handel Choir of Baltimore

$5,000

Hippodrome Foundation, Incorporated

$45,000

Historical Ships in Baltimore

$6,000

Irvine Natural Science Center

$35,000

Jewish Museum of Maryland

$5,000

Ladew Topiary Gardens

$12,000

Living Classrooms Foundation

$22,200

Lyric Opera Baltimore

$42,000

Maryland Academy of Science (Maryland Science Center)

$70,000

Maryland Historical Society

$25,000

Maryland State Boychoir 

$4,500

Maryland Zoological Society (Maryland Zoo in Baltimore) 

$375,000

MPT Foundation (Maryland Public Television)

$28,100

Museum of Ceramic Art and Glass

$6,300 

National Aquarium in Baltimore

$170,000

Pride of Baltimore, Incorporated

$7,000

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture

$34,300

Star-Spangled Banner and Flag House Association

$15,000

Walters Art Museum

$336,000

Young Audiences of Maryland, Incorporated

$36,000

Endowments and Special Grants

2017 Endowment Recipients

Grant Amount

Center Stage

$100,000

National Aquarium

$100,000

Walters Art Museum

$100,000

2016 Endowment Recipients

Grant Amount

National Aquarium

$100,000

2013 Endowment Recipients

Grant Amount

Maryland Zoological Society (Maryland Zoo in Baltimore)                                              

$25,000

Project Grant Awards

2016 Project Grant Recipients

Project

Grant Amount

Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance (AEMS)

Conference for arts educators

$1,000

Arts on Stage

Children's theatre series

$2,500

Bach Concert Series

Classical music concerts

$3,000

Baltimore Classical Guitar Society

Classical guitar performances, workshops and master classes

$4,000

Baltimore Clayworks

PAL Center andartist residency

$2,400

Baltimore County Arts Guild

Two art festivals

$2,000

Baltimore County Public Schools Office of Visual Arts

Visual artist residencies in schools

$5,000

Baltimore County Public Schools Office of Dance

Dance artist residency for male students

$5,000

Catonsville Presbyterian Church Concert Series

Classical music concert series

$2,200

Catonsville Rec and Parks – Lurman Woodland Theatre

Popular music concert series

$4,900

Charlestown Chapel Series

Classical music concert series

$1,200

Children's Chorus of Maryland

Classical/folk choral concerts

$2,000

Children's Theatre Association

In-school theatre performances on educational themes

$3,000

Clancy Dance Works

Dance artist residency, concert, festival, teacher institute

$4,000

Concert Artists of Baltimore

choral and orchestral concerts

$4,500

Creative Alliance

Bilingual exhibit on unaccompanied minors from Latin America

$3,500

Deep Vision Dance Company

AKIMBO Uncoiled dance workshops and performances

$5,000

Glyndon Area Players

Community theatre performances

$2,000

Gordon Center for Performing Arts and Jewish Community Center

Cross-cultural music performance and art exhibit

$4,950

Goucher College

Contemporary art exhibits

$5,000

Heart of Maryland Chorus

A cappella music performances

$2,500

Magical Experiences Arts Company

Therapeutic theatre performances of original works

$4,275

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture

Youth educational activities with Banneker Museum

$1,900

Maryland Agricultural Resource Council

Land art installations

$3,848

Maryland Humanities Council

Living history performances

$2,200

Oak Crest Concert Committee

Concert series

$1,200

Open Space Arts

Summer playwrights festival

$555

Pumpkin Theatre

Theatre performances for young audiences

$2,000

Rose of Sharon Equestrian School

Therapeutic environmental and horsemanship program

$3,000

Seventh District Rec Council – Theatre Camp

Summer theatre camp

$2,500

Shriver Hall Concert Series

Free classical Discovery concerts

$2,000

Stevenson University – Exhibitions

Art exhibitions and educational programming

$5,000

Stevenson University – Gershwin Project

Gershwin concert, piano competition and master class

$5,000

Baltimore Dance Collective

Dance showcase of regional professional performers

$2,500

Towson University – Ailey Camp

Personal development dance camp scholarships

$2,500

Towson University – Ailey II

Ailey II dance residency, performances and master classes

$5,000

UMBC Albin O. Kuhn Library

Celebrating Science exhibit and programming

$4,500

2015 Project Grant Recipients

Projects

Grant Amount

Baltimore Ballet

Ballet Performances

$2,000

Children's Theatre Association

Children's Theatre Performances

$3,000

Clancy Works Dance Company

School residency, dance educators training

$4,000

Deep Vision Dance Company

AKIMBO Uncoiled performances, workshops, school residencies

$4,000

Greater Pikesville Recreation Council for Baltimore County Youth Ballet

Youth ballet performances and classes

$2,200

Glyndon Area Players

Community theater performances

$1,000

Jewish Community Center for Gordon Center for Performing Arts

National dance company performances, school residency

$3,000

Magical Experiences Arts Company

Therapeutic theatre performances

$4,275

Open Space Arts Organization

Summer playwrights festival

$525

Pumpkin Theatre

Young children's theatre performances

$2,690

Seventh District Recreation Council 

Summer theatre camp

$2,500

Baltimore Dance Collective (The Collective)

Professional dance showcase, community workshops

$1,000

Towson University Alvin Ailey II

Aily II modern dance performances, classes

$5,000

Towson University Asian Arts and Culture Center

Taiwan U-Theatre performance

$2,000

Goucher College Art Galleries

Contemporary art exhibits

$3,300

Make Studio Arts ProgramInclusive visual arts workshops$1,050

Maryland Agricultural Resource Center

Arts on the Farm Plein air art activities

$2,625

Stevenson University Art Galleries

Art exhibits, community educational programs

$3,200

UMBC – Center for Design, Art and Visual Culture

Arts outreach programs for special exhibit

$1,500

Baltimore County Public Schools Visual Arts

Artist residencies in schools

$5,000

Bach Concert Series

Performance Bach Mass in B Minor

$4,000

Baltimore Art and Music Project

Community music and art projects

$3,500

Baltimore Classical Guitar Society

Performances and guitar master classes

$3,000

Catonsville Recreation and Parks Council for Lurman Woodland Theatre

Free popular music concert series

$4,900

Charlestown Chapel Concert Series

Free concert series

$1,300

Children's Chorus of Maryland

Classical and folk music concerts

$2,000

Concert Artists of Baltimore

Classical music concert series

$4,500

Creative Alliance

Kurdish Refugee Music and History Course, Youth performances

$2,000

Heart of Maryland Chorus

A capella music performances

$2,000

Oak Crest Concert Series            

Free concert series

$1,300

Reisterstown Improvement Association

Free outdoor summer concerts

$580

Shriver Hall Concert Series          

Free classical music concerts

$2,000

Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum

WWII anniversary exhibit and programs

$1,000

Jewish Museum of Maryland

Educational theatre performances

$2,800

Maryland Humanities Council

Chatauqua history performances

$1,900

2013 Project Grant Recipients

Project

Grant Amount

Arbutus Recreation Council

Music for July 4 Parade

$1,000

Bach Concert Series

Beethoven's 9th Concerts with County-based music partners

$4,500

Baltimore Ballet Company

Classical ballet performance series

$2,000

Baltimore Classical Guitar Society

Classical guitar concerts and master classes

$1,500

Baltimore County Public Schools Office of Visual Arts

Visual arts residencies in six county schools

$5,000

Baltimore Office of Promotion and The Arts, Incorporated

Baltimore Book Festival

$3,000

Baltimore Performance Kitchen            

Free world premiere theatre performances, lectures

$1,000

Baltimore Operation Sail, Limited (Sail Baltimore)

Visiting tall ships

$900

Baltimore's Festival of The Arts, Incorporated (Artscape)

Artscape

$3,000

Catonsville Presbyterian Church Concert Series

Classical music concert series

$2,000

Catonsville Recreation and Parks Council – Friends of Lurman Woodland Theatre

Free summer popular music concert series

$4,000

Chapel Concert Series at Charlestown

Classical music concert series

$1,000

Childrens Chorus of Maryland

Classical-folk concert series

$700

Children's Theater Association

Children's theatre performances

$3,900

ClancyWorks Dance Company

High school dance residency and dance education training institute

$3,000

Common Ground Dance Studio

Modern and jazz dance concert

$250

Concert Artists of Baltimore

Family Fun concerts

$4,500

Cylburn Arboretum

Pre-school storytelling, folktale series with music

$1,750

Dundalk Patapsco Neck Historical Society

Dundalk Art Show

$1,200

Full Circle Dance Company

Contemporary modern dance performances

$500

Goucher College – Art Galleries

Ten art exhibits and educational programs in two galleries

$1,700

Greater Loch Raven Recreation Council – The Sky is the Limit Community Theatre

Community theatre productions

$2,400

Greater Pikesville Recreation Council – Baltimore County Youth Ballet

County youth ballet performances and training

$1,000

Handel Choir

Brahms Requium performance with UMBC students

$2,400

Historic Hampton, Incorporated – Hampton Arts Initiative

Hampton Arts Initiative exhibits and educational programming

$2,000

Kaleidoscope Arts Camp

Summer arts camp and permanent artistic birdhouse gallery

$2,000

Magical Experiences Arts Company

Therapeutic theatre performances and school residencies

$3,500

Maryland Humanities Council

Series of Maryland and War of 1812 living history presentations

$1,800

Musica Antiqua

Classical period music concerts and educational narrative

$3,500

Natural History Society of Maryland            

Outdoor cricket celebrations, nature walks and lectures

$550

Open Space Arts Organization

Summer Playwrights Festival

$450

Patapsco Valley Heart of Maryland Chorus          

A capella harmony performances

$1,000

Pro Musica Rara    

Classical period music concerts and lectures

$1,000

Project Millennium (Baltimore Art and Music Project)

18 music and art projects for Eastside Family Shelter, Dundalk communities

$3,100

Pumpkin Theatre of Baltimore

Children's theatre program subsidies to students at disadvantaged schools

$4,250

Reisterstown Recreation and Parks (Reisterstown Festival)

Music at Reisterstown festival

$2,100

Seventh District Recreation Council – Drama Program

Theatre Summer Camp

$2,400

Single Carrot Theatre

Theatre partnerships with county colleges

$750

Stevenson University

Eight Art Effects exhibits and related programming

$1,000

Towson Art Collective          

Cromwell Valley Arts Festival

$500

Towson University – Aily II          

Dance residency, performances by national dance company

$3,000

UMBC – Albin O. Kuhn Library       

Artist talks, workshops, and tours of photography exhibit

$2,500

UMBC – InterArts      

Professional guest artist series, exhibits, workshops, lectures

$1,000


 

Revised July 26, 2016        

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