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Hamilton-Wenham Cultural Council

The Hamilton Wenham Cultural Council is part of a grassroots cultural funding network supporting community-based projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences annually. Each year, the council is allocated funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Through a competitive grant process, the Hamilton Wenham Cultural Council awards funds to arts, humanities, and interpretive science projects in our communities.

Contact

Charlotte Lidrbauch
lidrbauch@gmail.com
978-810-5453

Address
PO Box 429
c/o Hamilton Town Hall 577 Bay Road
Hamilton, MA 01982-1068

Application Information

FY24 Allocation

$12,100

FY24 Local Priorities

Please submit your application online at www.mass-culture.org/hamilton-wenham and click on the “Apply Now” button..

When preparing your application, please bear in mind the following guidelines. These guidelines are reviewed annually by the H-W Cultural Council.(HWCC)
* We fund events scheduled to occur between July 1, 2023 and December 31, 2024.
* We give preference to events taking place in Hamilton and/or Wenham.
* We prefer HWCC-sponsored projects to benefit the greatest and most diverse populations in Hamilton-Wenham, specifically the schools, senior citizens and the community at large.
* We strongly suggest that any school programs or events be integrated into the larger school curriculum and receive follow-up treatment (e.g. discussion in class).
* We require programs to have a specific date, time and place. If any of these are not in place, that will likely be cause for denial.
* We encourage the use of matching funds.
* We require that requests for payments be made within three months of event.
* Applicant name must match that of Federal ID number.
If you cannot find the answers to your questions about the application process in the reference materials located on the MCC website, feel free to contact Council member, Charlotte Lidrbauch at 978-810-5453 or lidrbauch@gmail.com

FY24 Local Guidelines

When preparing your application, please bear in mind the following guidelines. These guidelines are reviewed annually by the H-W Cultural Council.(HWCC)
* We fund events scheduled to occur between July 1, 2023 and December 31, 2024.
* We give preference to events taking place in Hamilton and/or Wenham.
* We prefer HWCC-sponsored projects to benefit the greatest and most diverse populations in Hamilton-Wenham, specifically the schools, senior citizens and the community at large.
* We strongly suggest that any school programs or events be integrated into the larger school curriculum and receive follow-up treatment (e.g. discussion in class).
* We require programs to have a specific date, time and place. If any of these are not in place, that will likely be cause for denial.
* We encourage the use of matching funds.
* We require that requests for payments be made within three months of event.
* Applicant name must match that of Federal ID number.
If you cannot find the answers to your questions about the application process in the reference materials located on the MCC website, feel free to contact Council member, Charlotte Lidrbauch at 978-810-5453 or lidrbauch@gmail.com

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

FY24 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Benton, Zachary Melodious Zach Presents Music of the 1960s $300
Corcoran, Robert Enslaved People & Wenham $500
Cutler Elementary School Climate Science Impact Learning Day with Change Is Simple’s Mobile Learning Lab $1,000
Hamilton Council on Aging Bringing Local Authors to COA $250
Hamilton-Wenham Garden Club The Science Behind Shitakes $250
Hamilton-Wenham Garden Club The Edible Salad Garden - Liz Barbour's Creative Feast $300
Hamilton-Wenham Human Rights Coalition, Inc. 2024 HW Pride Picnic $1,000
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library One World: Story, Song, Hands, and a Musical Instrument Experience $400
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library Snakes of New England and Around the World $200
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library LibraryBEATS Drum and Rhythm Program with Otha Day $250
Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School Merrily We Roll Along $1,468
Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District Miles River Cooking Club $1,011
League of Women Voters of Hamilton-Wenham Civics Bee 2024! $1,000
League of Women Voters of Hamilton-Wenham Volunteer Fair 2024 $700
Morgan, Mark A Century of Song on the Silver Screen $250
Newman, Howard Knock on Wood, acoustic folk-rock duo $250
Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras, Inc. Youth Orchestras Training, Concerts, and Summer Program $500
The Community House, Inc. Sponsor — Sundays in Patton Park — 2024 Concert Series $1,500
The Community House, Inc. Stage 284 - 2024 Sponsorship $1,500
The Musary, JRP Inc. Musary Musical Instrument Lending Acquisitions $1,000
Tincknell, Roger L. Pete Seeger to Peter, Paul, and Mary $300
Wenham Historical Association & Museum, Inc. Ed the Wizard's Aerodynamic STEM Workshop $150
Wenham Historical Association & Museum, Inc. The World of Owls $250
Wenham Historical Association & Museum, Inc. The Traveling Whalemobile $175


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