“We are so fortunate to have this vehicle for showcasing the gifts of creative young people. When their talents are allowed to shine, everyone benefits.”

— Catherine Leggett, First Lady of Montgomery County, MD

$1000 sponsors a high school-age Apprentice Artist for an entire workshop season
$750 funds career-exploration field trips to visit art and design professionals for 20 youth
$500 trains 20 Apprentice Artists to write a dynamite resume and “ace” an interview
$350 buys mosaic supplies for individual projects for 30 youth
$250 supports a field trip to visit DC area art museums for 20 youth
$150 buys materials to create window decorations for a low-income apartment community
$100 purchases artist journals for 12 high school-aged Apprentice Artists
$50 buys felt tip markers for all participants in one middle school workshop

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Or, mail your gift to:

Artpreneurs, Inc. dba Arts on the Block
4218 Howard Ave, Suite 3A
Kensington, MD 20895

*Please make checks payable to Arts on the Block

AOB accepts donations of time, goods, and services, too!

AOB welcomes in-kind donations of workshop space, art supplies, tools, equipment and other materials that help to enhance the AOB experience. To discuss an in-kind contribution, call 240-645-0730

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Thank you to all of our generous supporters! See a full list of our donors


Arts on the Block is honored by the Catalogue for Philanthropy as being “One of the Best” community based not-for-profits serving the youth and communities of the Washington, DC area.