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Mattapoisett Cultural Grant Information

September 1 - October 17

Mattapoisett Cultural Council will be accepting grant proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs beginning Sept. 1 until Oct. 17, 2023. The 2024 grants will be available to support cultural projects and activities in and around Mattapoisett including exhibits, festivals, field trips, short-term artist residencies or performances in schools, workshops, and lectures to increase the availability of rich cultural experiences for Mattapoisett residents.

Eligible applicants include individuals, nonprofit organizations, associations or groups with a nonprofit purpose, public schools (including teachers, student groups and parent groups), libraries and other municipal agencies, and religious organizations or for-profit organizations under certain circumstances.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to review local funding priorities at Applications will be evaluated with respect to how well the program meets local priorities, community support and involvement, evidence of track record, evidence that a public benefit will result from the project, financial need, and demonstrated planning.