Community Arts Grant

The Community Arts Grant, produced by Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA), supports community-artist collaborative design & implementation of new, exterior wall mural projects sited in underserved communities of Baltimore City. The collaborative projects must be free and open to the public and exist in outdoor, publicly-accessible space. Grant applicants may request up to $17,000 in mural project funding support. BOPA will administer right of entry agreements, artist contracts, and assist with procurement of required permits. 

Applicant Eligibility 

  • This grant program is open to Baltimore City neighborhood and community-based organizations that partner with artists, artist teams, or arts organizations.
  • The lead applicant must be designated by the IRS as a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. If this is not the case, applicants can apply through a 501(c)3 organization that agrees to act as the fiscal agent.
  • Employees of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts are not eligible to apply. 

Grant Timeline

  • Application Opens: February 7, 2022
  • Application Deadline: May 2, 2022
  • Grant Award Notifications Announced: May 31, 2022
  • Deadline for Completion of Finished Murals: October 1, 2022

Grant Award: The 2022 Community Arts Grant funds awards up to $17,000.00

TO APPLY: 2022 Community Arts Grant Application

The Community Arts Grant is a program of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts. For more information on this program or for technical assistance, contact: Chris Brooks | 410-752-8632 |


For more information on the Community Art Grants, contact: Chris Brooks | 410-752-8632 |