2017 Rubys Artist Project Grants
Grants are offered in four broad discipline categories—Performing Arts, Media Arts, Visual Arts, Literary Arts—and applications in each discipline category are accepted once per year. Artists may apply for grants of up to $10,000 to support the creation of new artwork over a 12-month period.
The next grant cycle will open for applications on January 1, 2017 and will focus on the disciplines of performing art and media arts.
The deadline to submit an application is February 28, 2017 11:59pm EST. The grant guidelines and information on attending a grant workshops have been posted below.
Grant Workshops: Attend a grant workshop to learn about the application process for a Rubys Artist Project Grant as well as about general grantwriting tips and strategies. RSVP to attend any of these workshops here.
Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 6pm Motor House (120 W. North Ave., Baltimore 21201)
Thursday, February 2, 2017 @ 6:30pm Towson University, Center for the Arts, Lecture Hall 2032 (7700 Osler Dr, Towson 21204)
Monday, February 20, 2017 @ 6pm Motor House (120 W. North Ave., Baltimore 21201)
Drop-In Application Review Session: Thursday, February 23, 2017 10am to 4pm @ Motor House (120 W. North Ave., Baltimore 21201) Stop by with a draft of your application and receive feedback prior to submitting. First come, first serve. No RSVP necessary. Free.
Eligibility: To be eligible for a grant, an artist must be: A resident of Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County, Harford County, or Howard County both at the time of application and when the grant is awarded; A U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident; At least 21 years old; An active practicing artist who has pursued their profession in their chosen discipline for more than three years.
Apply: The application platform will open for submission on January 1, 2017. Applications must be submitted via here. (The link will go live on January 1.)