Framingham Cultural Council 2020 Grant Applications Due October 15

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.

The Cultural Council funds a variety of cultural projects and activities in Framingham. These include, 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 we awarded 38 grants totaling $36,809. We will receive an increase in funds from the MCC for 2020.

All grant applications must be submitted using the online grant application form. A grant information session will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 in the Executive Conference Room at the Memorial Building at 7:30 p.m.

Cultural Council grant applications must be received by October 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

Award Letters will be emailed in January, 2020.

The program or project must be completed within calendar year 2020.

What project do you have that you would like funding support? Get more information about the Local Cultural Council (LCC) programs online at

The Framingham Cultural Council Grant Requirements are shown on the Council Priorities tab on
the page

Questions can be sent to the email address by leaving a message at 508-532- 5440 or posting on our Facebook feed at


Pictured is Framingham Cultural Council chair Joel Winett

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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