The Cultural Facilities Fund supports local economies across Massachusetts by ensuring our cultural institutions have the capital they need to build, expand, renovate, and continue welcoming visitors.
Congratulations to our Cultural Investment Portfolio grant recipients.
Funds aim to mitigate a direct threat to the sustainability of non-profit and municipal performing arts centers in MA.
$2,500 awards to support a specific public project or capacity building project.
FY22 spending plan adopted by governing Council
This year's radio spots featured cultural organizations dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Funding provided through federal COVID relief and state gaming revenues
This marks the seventh consecutive year the Baker-Polito Administration has invested at this level.
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Mass Cultural Council is grateful for the generosity of the 270+ cultural sites that voluntarily provide discounted admissions through this program.
2021 Cultural Facilities Fund Awards Announced by Mass Cultural Council and MassDevelopment
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$342,500 is going to Projects programming in FY21.
Register for virtual workshops on Human Resources, Trauma and Arts-Centered Healing, and Leadership and Financial Management
Register for virtual workshops on Human Resources, Legal Issues for Arts Administrators, Leadership Management, Financial Management
Cultural Organizations: Help us compile compelling data for advocacy
Register for virtual workshops on Board and Governance, Human Resources, and Legal Issues for Arts Administrators
42 webinars and countless hours of one-on-one consulting are on offer to help the cultural sector recover from COVID-19.
Apply by March 2, 2021 for 1-year grants of either $1,000 or $2,500 to support a specific project.
Last year, the Cultural Facilities Fund invested $9.3M in the planning and development of cultural buildings in Massachusetts. Take a look at the 2020 Annual Report to learn more about the economic impact of the Fund.