FALL 2019


Station North Arts and Entertainment Inc. (SNAE) is seeking proposals for art-based events that will activate the Ynot Lot during Fall 2019. Five events selected by SNAE will receive a grant of $500.00 each to help with production costs. 

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. All events at the Ynot Lot require valid Temporary Special Event Permit from Baltimore City, which can take up to one month to process.



  • SNAE will choose five (5) projects from the submissions received. Each of the five winners or team of winners will receive $150, with the remaining balance of $350 to be delivered after the completion of their event. 

  • $500.00 USD shall be inclusive of all costs associated with the project, including, but not limited to, supplies, printing costs, equipment rental, cost of required permits, and any associated payments.


  • This grant is open to artists 18 years of age and older, teams of artists and organizations. 

  • Artist teams and organizations may apply and must designate one artist as the lead contact. 

  • Note: SNAE does not discriminate against  on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or on any other basis.


  • Must deliver a high quality, exciting art-centered experience.

  • Must be open to the public and encourage a sense of community.

  • Must support the goals and mission of the Station North Arts and Entertainment District.

  • Subject matter may NOT include material that may be considered racist, misogynist or otherwise offensive and exclusionary.


Projects will be evaluated by the following criteria:

  • Artistic excellence and originality.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute the proposed event.

  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to a project timeline and budget. 

  • Relevance to the Baltimore community.

  • Ability to market your event and attract an audience.


  • Obtaining all necessary city permits for their event

  • Obtaining all necessary supplies, equipment and personnel

  • Signing and adhering to SNAE’s Code of Conduct Agreement

  • Producing any desired marketing material for their event

SNAE can help obtain permits in a timely fashion, disseminate promotional material, and provide advice and guidance for using the Lot. 

  • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

  • Please submit your application at least one month prior to your proposed date for your event. Keep in mind that most event permit applications can take up to a month to process.