The Montgomery County Arts Council awarded a total of $21,000 recently to 12 organizations and seven artists to provide supplemental funding for innovative cultural arts projects.

Organizations receiving grants were Glen Echo Park for the Chautauqua Summer Artists-in-Residence program; the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington for its Choreographer's Showcase; Montgomery County Youth Orchestra for its Youth Fellowship Program; Olney Theatre Corp. for reduced ticket prices; Plexus Inc. for a video project; River Road Unitarian Church for four free concerts.

Grants also went to the Round House Theatre for an original musical; the Saturday Company for a dance program; Strathmore Hall Foundation Inc. for a concert series; Takoma Repertory for an original theater production; the Victorian Lyric Opera Co. for a presentation of "Princess Ida" by Gilbert & Sullivan, and the Writer's Center, for a lecture series.

Individuals who received fellowships were Margery Freeman Appelbaum, for an exhibition of handmade paperworks; Sally Babylon, for an exhibition of pastel paintings; Diane Floyd, for a dance concert; Karen Hirsch-Harari, for a series of 25 paintings based on medieval manuscripts; Bonnie Lee Holldan, for the development of a series of suspended sculptures and wall reliefs; Cheryl Koehler for a performance art piece called, "Confessions of a Cigar Store Indian," and Dominie Nash, for the creation of a series of woven and dyed hangings.