Arts and Humanities Council FY21 Appropriation Breakdown

Montgomery County Council has approved a historic $9 million appropriation for Arts and Humanities Council grants, administration, and COVID-19 relief funding. The resolution for FY21 is as follows:

  • General Operating Support II: $3,374,941 (flat over FY20)
  • General Operating Support I, Project Grants, Individual Artist/Scholar Grants, Advancement Grants: $1,691,483
  • AHCMC Administration: $556,735 (flat over FY20)
  • Public Arts Trust: $190,000
  • COVID-19 Relief Funding for Organizations: $3,000,000
  • COVID-19 Relief Funding for Individuals: $250,000
A colossal congratulations to our entire arts and humanities sector! We are enormously grateful to County Executive Marc Elrich and Montgomery County Council for continued support during this arduous time, and we are incredibly thankful to the field for your hard work, dedication, and advocacy to help make this happen. The lives of Montgomery County residents are richer and more creative as a result.