MECU Neighborhood Event Grants

The MECU Neighborhood Event Grants program awards cash grants to Baltimore City nonprofit neighborhood associations and community-based organizations for the purpose of producing a free to the public special event.

New This Year, with special thanks to the support of MECU, Baltimore’s Credit Union, eligible groups can receive up to $5,000. Eligible events must focus on at least one of the following areas:

  • Educational – Enhancing educational programs and learning opportunities for grades K-12 students
  • Arts and Culture – Infusing appreciation and enrichment of the arts in our communities
  • Community Development – Promoting stronger communities through entrepreneurship, neighborhood revitalization, job training and essential community service

2019 Event Budget Template 
2019 MECU Neighborhood Event Grants Winners

The MECU Neighborhood Event Grants program is supported by MECU: Baltimore's Credit Union and administered by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts. Additional support is provided by the Baltimore City Department of Community Development.

For more information on the MECU Neighborhood Event Grants program, call 410-752-8632 or contact Symone Audain

2019 Grant Winners

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) announces recipients of the 2019 MECU Neighborhood Event Grants. Fifty-three Baltimore City neighborhood associations and community-based nonprofit organizations have been awarded grants of up to $5,000. The cash grants assist organizations in producing free-to-the-public special events for the communities and residents they serve. The grant program is administered by BOPA and supported by presenting sponsor MECU, Baltimore’s Credit Union, and the Baltimore City Department of Housing & Community Development

Click here for a full list of grant recipients.  

2018 Grant Winners & Information

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and MECU announce the recipients of the MECU Neighborhood Event Grants. For 2018, 85 neighborhood associations and community-based non-profit organizations have been selected to receive funding of up to $1,000. The MECU Neighborhood Event Grants program is supported by MECU: Baltimore’s Credit Union and is administered by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts. Additional support is provided by the Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development. 

Click here for a full list of grant recipients.

2018 MECU Neighborhood Event Grants Calendar

2017 Grant Winners

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2016 Grant Winners

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