Arts Council of Anne Arundel County

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Welcome to our Submittable Page!

The mission of the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County is to provide leadership, funding, and support that promotes artistic excellence and historic preservation and to advocate for resources and education that expand arts opportunities for all, helping to create an enriched and healthy community. We envision Anne Arundel County as a place where artists are inspired and creativity thrives, where arts and culture bring people of all backgrounds together to enrich, bind, and celebrate our community.

Funding for our grantmaking is generously provided through Anne Arundel County, the Maryland State Arts Council, and the City of Annapolis, as well as a number of corporations, foundations, and private donors.

You will find currently available submission opportunities on this page. To get started, click on "Apply" and create your profile in Submittable.

2022 Annie Award Nominations (July 10-August 10, 2022)

Who will you nominate?! This year will mark the 22nd annual presentation of these prestigious arts awards honoring one member of the Anne Arundel County community in each of nine categories: Arts Education, Arts Leadership, Arts Maverick, Arts Patron, Historic Arts, Literary Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Lifetime Achievement in the Arts.

An information session will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, July 13th. To register, click here.

Program guidelines are available here.

2023 Community Arts Grants 

This cycle is closed, and in review. Formal notifications will be sent in late June or early July. Funding will be made in two equal payments, in October and March.

2022 Spring Mini Grant Final Report (Due August 31, 2022)

The Final Report form for 2022 Spring Mini Grants is now available. To access it:

  • Log into Submittable.
  • Go to My Submissions then click on the Forms tab.
  • Select the ACAAC 2022 Spring Mini Grant Application.
  • Under Additional Forms you'll see the report you need to complete.
Arts Council of Anne Arundel County