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 i.e. the State of Maryland, District of Columbia or the Commonwealth of Virginia is eligible to apply
  • Website:
  • Address: 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, 2nd Floor, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
  • Phone: 301-952-3300