Gateway grants provide two years of organizational support for organizations and programs with public cultural programming that benefit Massachusetts residents.
A board member’s greatest responsibility is for the financial health of the organization.
As part of our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan, we've created a new process for broadening our pool of panelists.
Check out recent episodes of Creative Minds Out Loud, Mass Cultural Council's podcast, featuring:
- Lecolion Washington of the Community Music Center of Boston
- Juliet Feibel of ArtsWorcester
- Brian Boyles of Mass Humanities
The question: How do we use Mass Cultural Council’s social capital to assist the field’s human capital in increasing organizations’ intellectual capital to help leaders build sustainable financial capital?
FY20 Cultural Facilities Fund program guidelines are now available for capital and planning grants.
SpaceFinder Mass is like an Airbnb for cultural spaces. It’s a discovery tool for anyone looking to rent a creative space in Massachusetts. Renters can find available, affordable, and alternative spaces for performances, rehearsals, readings, meetings, and more.
The second year of EBT Card to Culture showed continued growth and enthusiasm. Feedback from EBT cardholders has been incredibly positive and touching. Organizations report many new visitors through the program, and the return of patrons who hadn’t been able to visit in years.
Organizations funded through Mass Cultural Council’s Cultural Investment Portfolio have been participating in the DataArts platform for about a decade. DataArts has used that information to provide data-informed insights and resources to the arts and cultural sector – for grantmakers, researchers, and individual organizations.
Four approaches small cultural non-profits use to break out of a scarcity mentality and deliver a strong case for support.