Our Role + Impact

The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC), is the designated Local Arts Agency for Montgomery County Maryland; a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization and a non-departmental agency of Montgomery County Government.

What We Do

  • Grantmaking
  • Crowdfunding
  • Technical Assistance
  • Advocacy
  • Professional Development
  • Public Art
  • Business Development, Training, and Support
  • Promotion of Arts and Cultural Offerings, Organizations, and Individuals

Who We Serve

AHCMC serves all residents of Montgomery County by investing in the growth and sustainability of a vibrant arts and cultural sector through the generous support of county, state, and federal funds and donations by individuals, corporations, and foundations.

Our Impact

AHCMC is the largest arts and humanities funder in Montgomery County

The Arts & Humanities thrive in Montgomery County as an integral sector supporting our local economy.


*About the Data – The data used for this report was provided by grantees of the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County from the FY22 grants cycle and the Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 study, a project of Americans for the Arts. To see the full Arts and Economic Prosperity 6 report for Montgomery County, please visit https://www.creativemoco.com/aep6/. To learn more about our grantmaking, please visit https://www.creativemoco.com/find-opportunities/grants/. Dollar amounts may include, but are not limited to: direct funding, value of in-kind contributions, audience spending projections, and sponsorships.