Mattapoisett Cultural Council

Mattapoisett Cultural Council seeks grant proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs. These grants support a variety of artistic projects and activities in and around Mattapoisett – including exhibits, festivals, field trips, short-term artist residencies or performances in schools, workshops and lectures.

This year, Mattapoisett Cultural Council will distribute about $4,400 in grants. Previously funded projects included: performances and programs by Mattapoisett Historical Society, Movies in the Park by Mattapoisett Lions Club, theatrical programs for children and adults at Mattapoisett Free Public Library and ORRHS, and arts and science programs sponsored by the Mattapoisett PTA at Center School and Old Hammondtown School, among others.

Guidelines, application forms and more information about the Local Cultural Council Program are available online at Questions may be addressed to Application forms are also available at Mattapoisett Free Public Library.

Grant applications must be received at: Mattapoisett Cultural Council, Town Hall, 16 Main St., P.O. Box 435, Mattapoisett, MA 02739, and postmarked no later than October 15, 2015 (10 copies).

Mattapoisett Cultural Council is part of a network of 329 Local Cultural Councils serving all 351 cities and towns in the Commonwealth. The LCC Program is the largest grassroots cultural funding network in the nation, supporting thousands of community-based projects in the arts, sciences and humanities every year. The state legislature provides an annual appropriation to the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency, which then allocates funds to each community.

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