Major Sports & Entertainment Events Fund

The Major Sports and Entertainment Event Fund (Major Event Fund) allows the Maryland Sports Commission to recruit, retain, secure & execute major, large-scale events in Maryland. Events ranging from international soccer matches to mega star music festivals and more. The Major Events Fund was enacted as part of Chapter 61 (House Bill 897) of the Maryland legislative acts of 2022 with the purpose of:

The Major Event Fund is dedicated to working in conjunction with MSC’s other grant programs to continue moving the state forward, primarily through sports tourism. Specific guidelines, such as what event qualifies as a ‘major entertainment event’ or ‘major sports event’ can be found on our ‘Guidelines‘ page. If you have any questions that cannot be answered by the website please contact Grant Management.