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Braintree Cultural Council

The Braintree Local Cultural Council (LCC) is made up of people who live or work in our community. Most have current experience in the arts and/or humanities and all known the community well. They encourage and evaluate grant proposals from individuals and organizations for programs that will educate, entertain, or enrich the lives of people in Braintree. Eligible programs include those designed for schoolchildren, families, older people, and other groups. LCC members assess the degree to which each request will reach the most people in our community.

ONLINE APPLICATIONS ONLY

Contact

Anne Stuart/Emily Ego (Co-Chairs)
braintreelcc@gmail.com
781-794-8000

Address
Braintree Town Hall
1 John F Kennedy Memorial Drive
Braintree, MA 02184-6425

Application Information

FY23 Allocation

$18,600

FY23 Local Priorities

POLICIES:
Priority is given to applications from Braintree Artists and Braintree Organizations.
The council encourages organizations to seek additional funding support for their programs and projects.

New applications and innovative proposals are encouraged but the applicant must have a sponsor or venue, Braintree sponsors or venues are given priority.

ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.

GUIDELINES:

Grants are considered on the basis of clarity of purpose, community involvement, financial need and those with a strong focus on the arts and humanities. Applicants with 50/50 matching funds are given priority among applicants that are approved for funding.

PROCEDURES:

Deadline for the filing period is OCTOBER 17, 2022.
ONLINE APPLICATIONS ONLY

Applications are reviewed during an open meeting, the date of which will be posted at the Town Hall.
-Applicants will be notified in an email of the council’s decision.
-Applicants who are denied will be given fifteen (15) days to apply in writing for reconsideration.
-Upon completion of the project or program, all required forms, along with a copy of both sides of the canceled check must be submitted for payment. Failure to submit jeopardizes future funding requests.
-The program must be completed during the granting period.

Council funds will not be used to substitute for or replace existing publicly funded programs.

Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, sex, religion, creed, color, national origin, disability or age.

FY23 Local Guidelines

GUIDELINES:

Grants are considered on the basis of clarity of purpose, community involvement, financial need and those with a strong focus on the arts and humanities.
Applicants with 50/50 matching funds are given priority among applicants that are approved for funding.

PROCEDURES:

Deadline for the filing period is October 17th, 2022. Applications are available online through the Mass Cultural Council, Local Cultural Council Website. (https://massculturalcouncil.org/communities/local-cultural-council-program/application-process/)

Applications are reviewed during an open meeting, the date of which will be posted at the Town Hall.

Applicants will be notified by email of the council’s decision. Applicants who are denied will be given fifteen (15) days to apply for reconsideration.

Upon completion of the project or program, all required forms, must be submitted for payment. Failure to submit jeopardizes future funding requests.

The program must be completed during the granting period.

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

FY23 Funding List

A grant list will be published here after January 17, 2023 and once the Local Cultural Council has finalized their decisions.

Review Complete LCC Program Guidelines


Mass Cultural Council publishes any updates as they become available. Last update was made on December 6, 2022 at 08:30 AM UTC
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