Frederick Arts Council Announces 2019 Community Arts Development Grant Awardees

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$70,000 in Community Arts Development (CAD) grants awarded to 22 arts organizations and arts programs

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"These twenty-two arts organizations are a huge part of why Frederick is such a great place to call home," said John Bekier, President of the Frederick Arts Council

The Frederick Arts Council announces the awarding of $70,000 in Community Arts Development (CAD) grants to 22 arts organizations and arts programs throughout Frederick County. The recipients include Calvary United Methodist Church, Choral Arts Society of Frederick, Clustered Spires Chorus, The Community Foundation: Frederick Reads, Daybreak Adult Services, Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, Downtown Frederick Partnership, Emmitsburg Community Chorus, Equinox Dance Company, Frederick Children's Chorus, Frederick Chorale, Frederick Regional Youth Orchestra, Frederick Symphony Orchestra, Main Street Middletown, Maryland Ensemble Theatre, Maryland Wind Festival, National String Symphonia, Other Voices Theatre, Point of Rocks Ruritan Club, Potters’ Guild of Frederick, Spires Brass Band, and the Weinberg Center for the Arts.

The FAC's CAD grant awards are supported by the Maryland State Arts Council and Frederick County.

"These twenty-two arts organizations are a huge part of why Frederick is such a great place to call home," said John Bekier, President of the Frederick Arts Council. "We are honored to support their incredible programming."

In order to be considered for a grant, each recipient had to complete a comprehensive and competitive application process, including a written application form and an interview with a member of the CAD Grants Committee, which included representatives from the Frederick Arts Council staff and board, as well as the local community.

About the Frederick Arts Council
The Frederick Arts Council invests in a vibrant and cohesive arts community for the people of Frederick County. The organization fosters an environment where the arts flourish in the community through grants and scholarships, arts advocacy, and links to essential resources. FAC is responsible for large-scale programming such as the Frederick Festival of the Arts, Art in the Park, and Frederick County’s Arts in Education grants. For more information about the Frederick Arts Council, visit http://www.frederickartscouncil.org.

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