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Rockport Cultural Council

The Rockport Cultural Council is a grants program. We fund a wide variety of projects involving the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences. Also:
…We will consider Covid mitigation. Please see additional programs noted below.
…Capital campaigns and bricks and mortar projects are not considered.

Contacting the Council at least 2 weeks prior to the deadline is strongly recommended and will aid our understanding of your proposal.
On the Application Form, Project Overview – Summarize the proposed project, please include answers to:
…WHAT – describe your project briefly in 2 sentences;
…WHO – key participants;
…WHEN and WHERE will the project take place;
…AMOUNT REQUESTED and TOTAL PROJECT COST, and on what will you spend funds?

Also, see: Mass Cultural Council’s two Cultural Sector Recovery grant programs, offering Massachusetts cultural sector Individuals and Organizations more than $51M in one-time pandemic relief.

To learn more or access staff assistance:
· Cultural Sector Recovery for Organizations – Virtual Office hours and one-on-one support are available, as well as a recording of the program’s virtual Info Session.
· Cultural Sector Recovery for Individuals – Virtual Information session: October 6, 2022 and Office hours: Various days

Contact

Christine Downing
culturalcouncil@rockportma.gov
978-309-8555

Address
Town Hall
34 Broadway
Rockport, MA 01966-1598

Application Information

FY24 Allocation

$5,500

FY24 Local Priorities

We fund a wide variety of projects involving the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences. Also:
…We will consider Covid mitigation.
…Capital campaigns and bricks and mortar projects are not considered.

FY24 Local Guidelines

Contacting the Council at least 2 weeks prior to the deadline is strongly recommended and will aid our understanding of your proposal.
On the Application Form, Project Overview – Summarize the proposed project, please include answers to:
…WHAT – describe your project briefly in 2 sentences;
…WHO – key participants;
…WHEN and WHERE will the project take place;
…AMOUNT REQUESTED and TOTAL PROJECT COST, and on what will you spend funds

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Direct Grants

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FY23 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Bates III, Davis R. Raising Our Voices: A Summer Reading Performance $450
Boston String Academy, Inc. Boston String Academy Spring Concert $400
Cape Ann Finns, Inc. 2023 FinnFunn New England Weekend $400
Cape Ann Museum, Inc. A View From My Window $490
Means, Pamela Pamela Means presents The Power of The Protest Song: Our Shared History and Present Day $300
Rockport High School Drama Drama Festival 2023 $700
Rockport Music, Inc. Kenneth Griffith Vocal Residency $430
Rockport New Year's Eve, Inc. Rockport New Year's Eve 2022 $799
Smith, Lisa Halibut Point – Where Earth, Ocean, Air, and Space Meet – A Video Project $530

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Mass Cultural Council publishes any updates as they become available. Last update was made on December 8, 2023 at 12:01 AM UTC
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