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FY21 Grantees - East of the River (EOR)

The East of the River (EOR) grant provides access to high-quality arts and humanities experiences for DC residents who live east of the Anacostia River. Activities may be programs or projects that include, but are not limited to, dance, design, folk and traditional arts, literature, media arts, music, theater, and visual arts. Funding may be used to support operational and programmatic costs directly related to the East of the River activities described in the application. 

Priority will be given to organizations with a principal place of business in Wards 7 or 8, have a satellite location located in Ward 7 or 8, or have an established program or project partnership with a business or nonprofit located in Ward 7 or 8.

Name Ward Amount
DC Creative Writing Workshop 8 $27,000
DC Theater Arts Collaborative 8 $26,000
COLLECTIONS & STORIES OF AMERICAN MUSLIMS 8 $22,000
Maya Angelou Public Charter School 7 $15,000
Northeast Performing Arts Group 7 $23,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington 7 $31,000
Childrens Legacy Theater Inc 8 $23,500
Project Create 8 $35,000
ARCH Development Corporation 8 $32,000
The MusicianShip, DC 8 $35,000
Community Educational Research Group (CERG) 7 $28,000
Swaliga Foundation 8 $20,000
Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena 7 $29,000
East of the River Boys and Girls Steelband 7 $29,000
Multi-Media Training Institute 7 $28,000
Life Pieces To Masterpieces 7 $35,000
Building Bridges Across the River t/a THEARC 8 $35,000
Sewing Opportunity Never Ending (SONE) 8 $25,000
Theater Alliance of Washington DC 8 $28,500
The Essential Theatre 8 $25,000
African American Music Association 7 $24,000
NGOMA CENTER FOR DANCE 7 $28,500
The Nicholson Project 7 $26,000
Friends Of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens 7 $29,000
Smithsonian Institution 8 $23,000
Oyé Palaver Hut, Inc. 8 $23,500

FY20 East of the River (EOR) Grantees (click here)