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Heath Cultural Council

The Heath Cultural Council is made up of at least five members who meet at least once annually to review applications for a variety of cultural projects and activities to take place in and around the Town of Heath, including exhibits, festivals, field trips, short-term artist residencies, performances, presentations for schools, workshops and lectures. Our mission is to approve, support, and lead a balanced variety of projects that benefit citizens of Heath. The Heath Cultural Council welcomes and solicits input from the community in order to better develop funding priorities.

Contact

Barbara Gordon
HeathCulturalCouncil@gmail.com
413-896-9183

Address
1 East Main Street
c/o Town of Heath
Heath, MA 01346-9998

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Application Information

FY23 Allocation

$5,500

FY23 Local Priorities

Priority will be given to:
Applicants that have secured a local venue.
Projects that serve our local community.
In addition to the State Requirements, applications will be evaluated using the following criteria:
How well the program meets our local priorities.
Evidence of community partnership, support, and involvement.
Evidence of a favorable track record and dedication of the applicant.
Ability to augment our goal of offering diverse forms of cultural activities.
Demonstrated financial need.
Demonstrated planning.
Assuming that an application meets our general requirements and local priorities, we will also give additional special consideration to applicants or projects involving or benefiting under-served communities, including those that have been severely impacted by COVID-19.

FY23 Local Guidelines

The Heath Cultural Council limits the number of applications to one per applicant per grant cycle.
Our Council will consider capital expenditure requests.
Grantees must publicly acknowledge the Heath Cultural Council as well as the Mass Cultural Council when executing their approved projects in order to meet reimbursement criteria.

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

FY22 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Hawlemont Regional Elementary School Teaching Weaving $300
Hilltown Families, Inc. Hilltown Families Suggests $150
Racial Justice Rising Community Outreach for Racial Justice - Year 2 $100
Mohawk Trail Concerts, Inc. Summer Festival 2022 $400
Hallman, Harry 2022 Heath Artists Exhibition $500
Peppard, Kate Kids Mindfulness $500
Heath Agricultural Society Heath Fair Music $1,000
Town of Heath Council on Aging Senior Art Program $200
Heath Free Public Library Summer Reading Program at the Heath Free Public Library $150
Heath Historical Society, Inc. 3 Local History Talks $300
The Nolumbeka Project, Inc. 9th Annual Pocumtuck Homelands Festival $100
Heath Herald The Heath Herald $600
Charlemont Forum Charlemont Forum Summer Speakers Series 2022 $200
Clark, John Concert with the Uncles of the Pioneers $400
Hilltown Youth Performing Arts Program, Inc. Hilltown Youth Performing Arts Program Summer Workshop $150
Piti Theatre Company Shelburne Falls Theater Festival $200
The Art Garden, Inc. Winter Whimsy: Ephemeral Public Art $200

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