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WCAC gives $10K in grants to eight projects and events

(June 25, 2015) The Worcester County Arts Council has awarded $10,000 in Community Arts Development Grants program to eight art projects and events to be presented by local nonprofit arts organizations during the granting cycle beginning July 1.
Funding will support a wide variety of creative and innovative projects that are of outstanding artistic quality and demonstrate community benefit enhancing the lives of everyone living and visiting the Worcester County. Grant projects are evaluated based on overall quality of cultural excellence, community outreach and public impact, and financial/administrative merit.
The following is a list of organizations and their projects that are being awarded a Community Arts Development Grant for the current granting period:
Art League of Ocean City – various art exhibits
Berlin Heritage Foundation – Berlin Peach Festival
Brown Box Theatre Project – Free Shakespeare Performances: “The Taming of the Shrew”
Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra – various performances
Pine Tones Chorus – Winter Concert Series
Town of Berlin/Berlin Arts & Entertainment – Musicians on Main Street
Town of Snow Hill – First Fridays Celebrations
Town of Snow Hill – Rock the River Music Festival
The Worcester County Arts Council’s Community Arts Development Grants program is designed to assist local community based groups produce and present arts activities in Worcester County and is funded and supported by the Maryland State Arts Council. The next deadline for grants submission is Oct. 15.
For more information about the Community Arts Development Grant program visit or call the Arts Council’s office at 410-641-0809.