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Mashpee Cultural Council

The total amount of funding that the Mashpee Cultural Council receives varies from year to year, but the goal of the council is to fund as many worthwhile and culturally diverse projects as possible. The Mashpee Cultural Council does not accept field trip applications. The typical grant ranges between $200 and $500 and may be for full or partial funding.


16 Great Neck Road North
Mashpee, MA 02649-2500

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Application Information

FY24 Allocation


FY24 Local Priorities

A desirable application for funding will include a majority of the following:

* Priority will be given to applicants for events being held in the Town of Mashpee, but not limited thereto
* Attracting an under-served group or a broad spectrum of the population may merit special consideration
* Current letters of recommendation are encouraged
* New events and first-time applications may merit special consideration
* Complete on-line application

Additional Local Priorities:

Note to Artists and Performers – To be considered for funding, you will need to identify in your application a named venue, and contact for your project, if applicable. Attach any letter of support with your application, under SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS. Arrangements should be made prior to application submission.

FY24 Local Guidelines

Applicants have one year from the approval letter date to complete the project and submit for reimbursement. Project must include the Massachusetts Cultural Council logo in publicity-related materials, as well as state specifically that funding was granted by the Mashpee Cultural Council.

Any changes to an approved project must be submitted to the council in advance for review.

Approval and denial letters will be sent in December, 2023.

Applications and related materials must be submitted ON-LINE only. No hard copies will be accepted or considered. See to create and submit an application.

First-time applicants, local artists and presenters are encouraged to apply.

Letters of recommendation are welcome.

The Mashpee Cultural Council also maintains a Facebook page:

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On-Line Application Opening Date: September 1, 2023

On-Line Application deadline: October 17, 2023 (11:59 pm EST)

Review process takes place October-November, 2023

Denial letters will be sent out in December, 2023

Successful candidates will be notified by End of Year, 2023

Applicants with any questions may email Wendy Bornstein, Treasurer,

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

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FY23 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Bates III, Davis R. A Celtic Celebration: Performance for Seniors $550
Children's Discovery Museum of Cape Cod, Inc. The Performance Projedct $500
Fullerton, Sean Acoustic Memories $250
Harris, Meredith First Light Glass Project $572
Mashpee Middle-High School Exploring Diversity through Stories and Photos: "Who We Are" The Immigrant Experience (Phase 2) $1,250
Mashpee Public Library Women in World Jazz $500
Mashpee Public Schools Afro-Caribbean Music & Culture with Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra $1,500
The Awareness Project, Inc. Mindfulness Theater $450
Thornington, Sarah Now You See Us $500
Tincknell, Roger L. Beatles and Beyond $500
Watson, Andrea Read to Me at KCC Story Walk $600
Wilson, Mary Puppets, Paul & Mary Show $500
York, Matt The Highwaymen - Songs & Stories $500

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