Gateway Arts District

The Gateway Arts District was established in 2001 to recognize arts and entertainment as core to the community's identity and economic vitality in the two-mile Route 1 Corridor. The walkable corridor consists of vibrant eateries, theaters, studios, shops, non-profits and entertainment. With access to public transportation and bike share programs, the Gateway Arts District has something to offer local residents and regional visitors. 

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Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council 

Summary: Grant funding to individual artist, arts organizations, filmmakers, and schools within Prince George’s County.

  • Eligibility: Artist, art organization, filmmaker, school within Prince George’s County 
  • Website:
  • Address: 1801 McCormick Drive, Suite 460, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774 
  • Contact: Kristina Lyles, Program Manager Email: 
  • Phone: 301-772-8943 

Art Works Grant Program

Summary: Grant funding ranging from $10,000-$100,000 for art related projects.

  • Eligibility: New/ongoing, large/small, projects in all NEA artistic disciplines, for works of all cultures and periods 
  • Website: 
  • Address: 400 7th Street, SW, Washington D.C. 20506 
  • Contact: Guiomar Ochoa, Jennie Terman Email:, 
  • Phone: 202-682-5766, 202-682-5566 

Maryland States Arts Council Grants for Organizations (GFO) 

Summary: Provides unrestricted support to nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations that produce ongoing arts programming for the public.  

  • Eligibility: Based off three criteria: artistic merit, organizational effectiveness, and service to the community (more details on eligibility on website) 
  • Website: 
  • Address: 175 West Ostend Street, Suite E, Baltimore, MD 21230 
  • Contact: Chad Buterbaugh 
  • Email: 
  • Phone: 410-767-6450 

Prince George's County Council Non-Departmental Grants 

Summary: Grant allocations to designated non-profit organizations. 

  • Eligibility: Citizen/community-based programs and services within Prince George’s County
  • Website: 
  • Address: 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, 2nd Floor, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 
  • Email: 
  • Phone: 301-952-3700 

Prince George's County Council Special Appropriation Grant Awards 

Summary: $100,000 in grant funds for each Council Member to designate and allocate to local County non-profit service organizations.

Prince George's County Executive Community Partnership Grants 

Summary: Approximately $1.3 million in funding to eligible non-profits. 

  • Eligibility: Any organization, institution, or association incorporated as private, non-profit organization that provides services or activities in Prince George’s County and can supply sufficient documentation their organization is in good standing from the State where the organization is incorporated. 
  • Website:
  • Address: 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, 2nd Floor, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
  • Phone: 301-952-3300