For Mass Cultural Council to receive a level funding recommendation during a global pandemic that has financially devastated the economy – including our cultural sector – is truly significant.
Through our CYD Community calls, the field has shared their experiences with funders and identified areas where they could use more support.
Pending necessary approvals on Beacon Hill, the Commonwealth stands poised to make a $69.3M investment of new public funds into the cultural sector through Mass Cultural Council.
This cohort of programs paints a diverse picture of the potential of culture as a vehicle for improved public and personal heath in Massachusetts.
The following testimony was submitted to the House and Senate Committees on Ways & Means today.
Mass Cultural Council seeks content experts to assist nonprofit organizations responding to the unique challenges of operating and programming during the COVID-19 crisis.
We're collecting COVID-19 economic impact data through Oct. 30 to directly inform continued advocacy efforts on behalf of the cultural sector for public relief and mitigation assistance.
This figure equals the line item appropriation the Governor proposed in his original H2 budget bill in January – prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As part of our Universal Participation (UP) Initiative, Mass Cultural Council invites cultural organizations that demonstrate inclusive practices to apply for an UP Designation.
This support for capital projects within the cultural sector is made possible through a program administered by Mass Cultural Council and MassDevelopment.