Grants provide capital to preserve the ability of performing arts centers to compete with resort-style casinos to secure touring artists
Funding is meant to help organizations increase their buying power when directly competing with resort casinos to book touring artists.
39 Performing Arts Centers Receive State Funds to Increase Buying Power in Contracting Touring Artists
Funds aim to mitigate a direct threat to the sustainability of non-profit and municipal performing arts centers in MA.
52 Performing Arts Centers Receive Funds to Help Compete with Casinos, Attract Touring Artists
Apply by April 30, 2020 to the Gaming Mitigation Program which provides capital to non-profit and municipal performing arts centers in Massachusetts.
The Mass Cultural Council is happy to report that in early 2020 a new grant program, the Gaming Mitigation Program, will go live, due to recent legislative action.
The Gaming Mitigation Program, established by MGL Section 59 chapter 23K, aims to mitigate a direct threat to the sustainability of non-profit performing arts centers in Massachusetts by providing capital to preserve their ability to compete in a new, unbalanced marketplace.