The following is a press release from the Framingham Cultural Council
FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham Cultural Council awards grants to private and public/municipal organizations, and individuals for cultural projects that benefit Framingham residents. Funds for these projects are made available from the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) and from donations.
Standard Local Cultural Council Grants fund a variety of cultural projects and activities in Framingham. These including but are not limited to exhibits, workshops, lectures, festivals, or performances in schools, and field trip grants which provide subsidies for school-age children to attend cultural field trips.
Some previously funded projects include: Framingham Library Summer Concert Series, Callahan Senior Center Cultural Art Series, a Hispanic/American Festival, and field trip tours to Museum of Fine Arts and Museum of Science.
Last year’s, The Council awarded 33 grants totaling $29,504.
The Council anticipates an an increase in funds from the MCC for 2019.
The Massachusetts Cultural Council has set the deadline for organizations, schools, and individuals to apply now for grants that support cultural activities in the community.
All grants must be submitted using the online grant application form.
A grant information session will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2108 in the Executive Conference Room at the Memorial Building at 7:30 p.m.
Cultural Council grant applications must be received by October 15, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. EST.
Award letters will be emailed in January, 2019.
The program or project must be completed within calendar year 2019.
The Framingham Cultural Council Grant Requirements are shown on the Council Priorities tab at https://www.mass-culture.org/Framingham