This year, the Agency is committing over $1M to this program, with a goal of doubling the number of artists funded.
329 Local Cultural Councils to support public programs in every community in Massachusetts.
Funding to help festival programmers meet the needs of producing, promoting, and developing audiences.
Cultural Districts drive economic growth, strengthen the influence of distinctive local character, and improve the quality of life across Massachusetts.
FY22 spending plan adopted by governing Council
Schools can apply for $700-$5,500 to support residencies that bring students and teachers together with practicing artists, scientists, and scholars.
This year's radio spots featured cultural organizations dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Funding provided through federal COVID relief and state gaming revenues
Legislators are starting the process of determining how to invest these federal funds.
Governor Baker now has 10 days to review and act on the budget.