The Maryland State Arts Council's guidelines and applications for 1992 grants are available.
Awards are based on artistic excellence and range from $2,500 to $6,000.
The deadline for organizational applications is Friday, Jan. 18.
Arts organizations may apply for general operating or special project grants.
Other not-for-profit organizations, such as libraries, community groups and recreation centers, may request special project grants for cultural activities.
Funding categories are children's events, dance, folk arts/heritage, literature, media, multidiscipline, music, theater and visual arts.
Individual artist awards are available for creative artists in the following categories: choreography, fiction, media, music composition, new genres, play-writing, poetry and visual arts.
Eligible artists must be at least 18 years old and Maryland residents for at least the last six months. Current graduate and undergraduate students are not eligible.
Information: 333-8232 (TDD/TTY: 333-6926).