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.
This marks the seventh consecutive year the Baker-Polito Administration has invested at this level.
2021 Cultural Facilities Fund Awards Announced by Mass Cultural Council and MassDevelopment
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.
This support for capital projects within the cultural sector is made possible through a program administered by Mass Cultural Council and MassDevelopment.
We reached out to dozen or so theaters, museums, and community art centers to ask what they were thinking for their capital equipment needs. That exchange helped us understand what building modifications were being considered for the recovery period and beyond.
Mass Cultural Council anticipates announcing the 2021 round of Cultural Facilities Fund grants this fall.
Today the MassDevelopment Board of Directors approved $9,302,400 in new grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund.
We recently wrapped up a series of regional meetings attended by more than 150 artist workspace owners, artists, real estate developers, municipalities, funders, and planners. Here's what we heard.
Last year, the Cultural Facilities Fund invested $9.27M in the planning and development of cultural buildings in Massachusetts. Take a look at the 2019 Annual Report to learn more about the economic impact of the Fund.
A powerful argument for robust public investment in arts and culture has been made this week, albeit unintentionally, with a recent high-profile suggestion that cultural sites in the Middle East could be in potential danger.
FY20 Cultural Facilities Fund program guidelines are now available for capital and planning grants.
Understanding the environment of artist workspaces in Massachusetts is being revisited at Mass Cultural Council.
Several regional grant receptions will be held to honor a new round of nearly $9.3 million in Mass. Cultural Facilities Fund grants and to thank the many state elected officials who have made this program possible. The events will include remarks, refreshments, and lots of time for networking.
The MassDevelopment Board of Directors has approved $9.27 million in new grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund (CFF), a state program that provides capital and planning grants to nonprofits, colleges, and municipalities that own or operate facilities primarily focused on the arts, humanities, and sciences.
It is both riveting and heartbreaking. Unbelievable. It survived 800 years, revolution, war, neglect. Yet, the live images don’t lie. Notre-Dame is in flames. The spire, a silhouette in orange glow, collapses before our eyes. The world feels the loss. An icon, that attracted 13 million visitors a year, has suffered catastrophic damage. It can be rebuilt...it will be rebuilt...but the layers of history cannot be recovered.
In 2018, Cultural Facilities Fund (CFF) awarded $9.3 million to cultural organizations in Massachusetts to support the maintenance and development of buildings. Take a look at the 2018 Annual Report to learn more about the economic impact of the Fund.
The Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund is a grant program that supports the planning and implementation of capital projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences. These projects expand access and education, create jobs in construction, benefit cultural tourism, and improve the quality of life in cities and towns across the Commonwealth.