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Danvers Cultural Council

The Danvers Cultural Council is pleased to be among the communities of Massachusetts to support and promote access for all ages to enjoy the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences in partnership with the Massachusetts Cultural Council. We strive to create opportunities to broaden and enrich the vitality of the town and our residents.

Our criteria include an emphasis on new or time-honored projects of local artists, performers and instructors, cultural organizations’ programs and classes, events for all levels of schoolchildren, family-oriented events and programs for senior citizens in Danvers.

2023 Danvers Cultural Council meetings dates are Tuesday, November 7 and Wednesday, November 15 at 7:00pm. These meetings will take at the Danvers Senior Center, 25 Stone Street, Danvers, MA 01923. For more information or questions please email the Danvers Council Chair, John Gettings, at


John Gettings

c/o Danvers Recreation Dept.
1 Sylvan Street
Danvers, MA 01923-2700

Application Information

FY24 Allocation


FY24 Local Priorities

Applicants who attend the first Danvers Cultural Council public meeting. This allows for the council to ask questions of the applicant to better understand the grant application.

Programs that support diversity and inclusion for all residents in the Town of Danvers.

Artists’ projects that would benefit studio art and music programs in the schools in Danvers.

Preference for programs with an emphasis on community healing, building connections, and encouraging inclusion.

Priority will be given to applications that would have the greatest impact on the members of the Danvers community. All projects are required to be held in Danvers, preferably in person. Applicants should already have a confirmed date and venue/location and be working with a Danvers organization or group for their performance or program.

Applicants should not have any outstanding obligations—financial or administrative—to the council.

FY24 Local Guidelines

Information not provided

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Direct Grants

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FY23 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Danvers Educational Enrichment Program, Inc. Danvers Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting $2,000
Danvers FalconFest, Inc. Oldies Night Revamped $1,000
Friends of the Peabody Institute Library, Inc. Friends of the Library Programming $500
Hart, Francis A Cultural and Historical Reflection of the 1960s through the Music of The Beatles $250
Heathmere Center for Cultural Engagement, Inc. Race Amity Day Festival $500
Holten Richmond Middle School Transforming Danvers $1,121
Imago Stage Company Shakespeare Staged Readings for Senior Citizens $250
Inglese, Kendall Story and STEM When the Butterfly Flew Away $250
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary Nature in your neighborhood - All about birds $250
Ivan G. Smith Elementary School Project Adventure $1,530
MUSIC Hip Hop Chair Dance for Seniors! $300
Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild, Inc. The Massachusetts High School Drama Festival $50
North Shore Children's Museum Danvers Family Free Day $800
Northeast Arc, Inc. Pop-up Piano Performances $600
Peabody Institute Library Children's Room Mural $1,000
Riverside Elementary School Project Adventure for 5th grade $1,080
Riverside Elementary School Townwide 5th grade Trial of Anthony Burns $1,000
Riverside Elementary School Len Cabral Assembly for Riverside $500
Salem Community Arts Center, Inc. Salem Film Fest 2023 $140
The Danvers Historical Society History & Harmony Music Series $700
Willis E. Thorpe Elementary School Willis E Thorpe 5th Grade Project Adventure Trip $1,320
Willis E. Thorpe Elementary School Chris Poulos- Youth Motivational Speaker $750
Willis E. Thorpe Elementary School Acton Discovery Museum Visits Thorpe's Kindergarten and 4th Graders Students $500

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Mass Cultural Council publishes any updates as they become available. Last update was made on December 3, 2023 at 12:01 AM UTC
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