This funding looks to go beyond ADA compliance to inspire direct actions and fresh ideas
UP Designated organizations receive Innovation Fund and LEAD support.
The Universal Participation Initiative 2022
We invite cultural organizations that want to increase public participation to apply by November 15, 2021.
27 UP Designated Organizations awarded $3,000 Innovation Fund grants.
These cultural organizations are committed to embracing access as a system that anticipates and responds to our human diversity.
As part of our Universal Participation (UP) Initiative, Mass Cultural Council invites cultural organizations that demonstrate inclusive practices to apply for an UP Designation.
For the second year we are providing professional development grants for staff at UP Designated organizations to attend the Kennedy Center for the Performing Art’s LEAD Conference (Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability).
We're proud to announce that our Universal Participation (UP) Initiative now provides a professional development grant to attend the Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD) conference put on by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Congratulations to the 10 recipients of this new $1,000 grant!