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Ware Cultural Council

The Mission of the Ware Cultural Council is to encourage, facilitate, support, and promote the arts, plays, music, and interpretive sciences for the enjoyment of Ware citizens of all ages.


Aileen O'Regan and Mary Healey

PO Box 1432
Ware, MA 01082-5432

Application Information

FY24 Allocation


FY24 Local Priorities

The Ware Cultural Council will give funding priority to artists offering programs, plays, performances, and workshops which promote culture, diversity, and inclusion through mutual respect and understanding for the benefit of Ware residents of all ages in the following three disciplines: Arts, Humanities, and Interpretive Sciences.

FY24 Local Guidelines

Please note these important guidelines for funding:
1) The Ware Cultural Council has adopted reimbursement-based grants. The Reimbursement Process will pay the awards to grantees after funds have been expended and all reimbursement forms, receipts, and publicity requirements have been submitted to the council.
2) The event must take place in Ware.
3) A venue for the event must be secured with a local organization, and a letter of support from the venue must accompany the grant application. For information about possible local venues, please contact the council chair.
4) Grant applications will only be considered for events that take place during the 2024 grant cycle year. For an approved award, the date of the event must be held after January 1, 2024.

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

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FY23 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Clay, Sarah Whisper Not $800
East Quabbin Land Trust, Inc. Ware River Nature Murals at the Mass Central Rail Trail $1,000
Kirouac, Daniel Concert for Senior Center $250
Mankita, Jay Maker Space Build Along: Artful Mechanisms $500
The Athol Historical Society, Inc. Uniquely Quabbin magazine $350
Tincknell, Roger L. Beatles and Beyond $525
Waterman, Jon Live Music Making History Live $300
Workshop13, Inc. The Word - Spoken Word Poetry $1,000
Workshop13, Inc. Bomba de AquÍ Cultural Performance $1,200
Workshop13, Inc. 5th Annual Northeast Fine Arts Exhibition $2,000
Workshop13, Inc. Rock the Park Music & Arts Festival $224
Workshop13, Inc. S.T.E.A.M Summer Program $1,200
Young Men's Library Association Henry the Juggler $450

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