MECU NEIGHBORHOOD EVENT GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR 2018

13 Sep

Neighborhoods and community-based non-profits can receive up to $1,000

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is excited to announce the return of the MECU Neighborhood Event Grants for 2018. Each year, the program awards cash grants to Baltimore neighborhood associations and community-based non-profit organizations for the purpose of producing special events.  Thanks to the support of MECU, Baltimore’s credit union, eligible groups can receive up to $1,000 to produce an event for the community and residents they serve, such as art workshops, back-to-school rallies, block parties, book drives, food drives, health fairs and neighborhood clean-ups.

Applications and guidelines are available at www.promotionandarts.org.  The deadline for submissions is Sunday, October 1, 2017. MECU Neighborhood Event Grants are a program of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and are supported by MECU, Baltimore’s Credit Union.

Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) organization and based in Baltimore City.  Proposed events must be free and open to the public and take place between April 1 and December 31, 2018.  Grants are awarded on a competitive basis.  Required materials include a completed application, tax exemption documentation, financial statement and project budget.  Grant recipients must attend a mandatory workshop on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 10AM, exact location TBD.

For more information on the MECU Neighborhood Event Grants, call 410-752-8632 or visit www.promotionandarts.org.  

 

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