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Tewksbury Cultural Council Requesting Grant/Funding Proposals

Sep 13, 2019 05:43AM

Apply online now for Tewksbury Cultural Council grants

ONLINE Proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs are due October 15 2019.

The Tewksbury Cultural Council has set an October 15, 2019 online application deadline for organizations, schools and individuals to apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community.

The MA Cultural Council has opened the online application as of SEP 1st.  ONLY online applications will be accepted this year.  No paper forms will be accepted.  http://mass-culture.org/lcc_public.aspx 

Here is the link to the Tewksbury Page at the MA Cultural Council website, with access to the ONLINE Application:  https://www.mass-culture.org/Tewksbury  

According to Council spokesperson Christian Panasuk, these grants can support a variety of cultural projects and activities in Tewksbury -- including exhibits, festivals, field trips, short-term artist residencies or performances in schools, workshops and lectures.

The Tewksbury 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.

We estimate that the 2020 grant total will be approximately $13,500!  Previously funded projects include: Tewksbury’s Festival of Trees, Tewksbury Community of Artists’ Annual Art Show, High School theatrical and spoken-word performances, and artist performances and programs for children and adults hosted in Tewksbury locations including the public library and senior center and in our school system.

For specific guidelines and complete information on the Tewksbury Cultural Council, contact Christian Panasuk at 978-821-2335 or email us at tewksburyculturalcouncil@gmail.com  

Link to the online application and more information about the Local Cultural Council Program are available online at: http://mass-culture.org/lcc_public_applicant_process.aspx

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