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Funding List

Fiscal Year 2023 Total: $100,000

Social Prescription

Organization City/town Grant
Berkshire Theatre Group Pittsfield $10,000

to Berkshire Theatre Group, Inc. for their “BTG Productions” for social prescription.

Community Access to the Arts Great Barrington $10,000

to Community Access to the Arts (CATA) for “The Power of Creativity: Arts Workshops for People with Disabilities to Increase Well-Being and Heal from Trauma.”

Community Music Center of Boston Boston $10,000

to Community Music Center of Boston, Inc. for their “CultureRx at CMCB” program inviting referrals in social prescription for young people in music therapy.

Community Music School of Springfield Springfield $10,000

for “Caring Health Center CultureRx Workshops” to co-create culturally relevant experiences in social prescription.

Mass Audubon Lincoln $10,000

to the Massachusetts Audubon Society, Inc. for their “Nature Prescriptions for Health and Wellness” program for social prescription.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Boston $10,000

to the Museum of Fine Arts Boston for their “Artful Healing” program for social prescription, offering arts experiences for inpatients at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge $10,000

for The Norman Rockwell Museum “CultureRX” program in partnership with MACONY Pediatrics and Community Health Programs to provide social prescriptions as part of a holistic approach to improving family health.

Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute Williamstown $10,000

to Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute for their “Rx for Wellness at the Clark” program where social workers prescribe cultural experiences to clients.

Urbanity Dance Boston $10,000

to Urbanity Dance Inc. for their “Urbanity’s Dance with Parkinson’s Program (DWP)” for social prescription.

Zoo New England Boston $10,000

to Commonwealth Zoological Corporation for their “Social Rx” program offering memberships to youth for exercise and well-being.

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