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$1.85M Awarded to 740 Cultural Festivals & Projects
Grants to support publicly available cultural activities taking place across the state
The Gaming Mitigation Program, established under MGL chapter 23K, section 59, aims to mitigate a direct threat to the sustainability of non-profit and municipal performing arts centers in Massachusetts by providing capital to preserve their ability to compete in a new, unbalanced marketplace.
The program was developed over a two-year period with input from affected performing arts centers and included: surveys, three focus group meetings, a program development team that included representatives from organizations, numerous conversations with stakeholders by phone and email, and an eight-month period of feedback on posted draft guidelines. As a result of the public input process, eligibility requirements have been refined.
To be eligible applicants must meet all three of the following requirements:
Read the program guidelines and application instructions.
Questions? Contact your Cultural Investment Portfolio (CIP) staff contact or Operations Director, Jen Lawless.