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The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) proudly announces the 2023 recipients of the Arts In Action Arts Education Grant, which is made possible through the generous support of the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC). The Arts In Action Arts Education Grant supports arts education projects, classes, and/or workshops that take place in school, after school, or in local community settings.
These grants are awarded by the Baltimore City Arts Council to individual artists and arts organizations that will implement programming during the Spring semester of the 2022–23 academic school year.
The panel review team who evaluated this year’s applications includes author, curator, and social engineer Olu Butterfly; Bakari Jones, Empower Program Manager at Impact Hub; and Dr. Fadia Shaya, Professor and Executive Director School of Health at University of Maryland, Baltimore. This year, BOPA awarded 10 individual artists and arts organizations a total of $45,000 in educational grant funding. Here are the 2023 grantees:
• Baltimore Clayworks
• Baltimore Symphony Orchestra OrchKids
• Beyond Fearless Inspired by Truth, Inc.
• Bristol Players dba Fells Point Corner Theatre
• Dance & Bmore Programs (Maryland Philanthropy Network)
• Delandria Mills
• Dirk Joseph
• Rise with a Purpose, Inc.
• Single Carrot Theatre
• Reed Baltimore
The Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts is excited to announce Arts In Action Arts Education grant opportunities for teaching artists and non profit organizations with an arts education focus. Arts in Action grants support arts education projects/classes/workshops that take place in-school, after school, or in local community settings for the Spring semester of the 2022-2023 academic school year. Grants range from $1000 to $5,000. This grant is made possible by the generous support of the Maryland State Arts Council.
Grants are awarded via a merit‐based review process based upon the following criteria:
Eligible Project Expenses
Ineligible Project Expenses
The Arts In Action Arts Education Grant supports arts education projects, classes, and/or workshops that will take place in school, after school, or in local community settings for the 2022 spring semester. The panel review team who evaluated this year’s applications includes former Baltimore City educator and administrator Wendy Prioleau, creative entrepreneur and arts advocate Maryam Foye, and professor and researcher Fadia Shaya. Awarded grants range from $1,000–5,000. Here are the individual teaching artists and arts organizations that will receive these funds: