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Danvers Cultural Council

The Danvers Cultural Council is pleased to be among the communities of Massachusetts to support and promote access for all ages to enjoy the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences in partnership with the Massachusetts Cultural Council. We strive to create opportunities to broaden and enrich the vitality of the town and our residents.

Our criteria include an emphasis on new or time-honored projects of local artists, performers and instructors, cultural organizations’ programs and classes, events for all levels of schoolchildren, family-oriented events and programs for senior citizens in Danvers.

2023 Danvers Cultural Council meetings dates are Tuesday, November 7 and Wednesday, November 15 at 7:00pm. These meetings will take at the Danvers Senior Center, 25 Stone Street, Danvers, MA 01923. For more information or questions please email the Danvers Council Chair, John Gettings, at


John Gettings

c/o Danvers Recreation Dept.
1 Sylvan Street
Danvers, MA 01923-2700

Application Information

FY24 Allocation


FY24 Local Priorities

Applicants who attend the first Danvers Cultural Council public meeting. This allows for the council to ask questions of the applicant to better understand the grant application.

Programs that support diversity and inclusion for all residents in the Town of Danvers.

Artists’ projects that would benefit studio art and music programs in the schools in Danvers.

Preference for programs with an emphasis on community healing, building connections, and encouraging inclusion.

Priority will be given to applications that would have the greatest impact on the members of the Danvers community. All projects are required to be held in Danvers, preferably in person. Applicants should already have a confirmed date and venue/location and be working with a Danvers organization or group for their performance or program.

Applicants should not have any outstanding obligations—financial or administrative—to the council.

FY24 Local Guidelines

Information not provided

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Direct Grants

FY24 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Danvers FalconFest, Inc. New Year Bonfire $1,000
Danvers FalconFest, Inc. Downtown Rewind $1,000
Fleischauer, Rosann Blanket Across the Commonwealth $250
Friends of Danvers Committee for Diversity 2nd Annual Danvers Latinx Heritage Month ¡Celebracion! event $500
Friends of the Peabody Institute Library, Inc. Friends of the Library Programming $1,200
Heathmere Center for Cultural Engagement, Inc. Race Amity & Multicultural Festival $500
Highlands Elementary School Change is Simple $1,200
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary Nature in your neighborhood - All about birds Danvers $300
Ivan G. Smith Elementary School Project Adventure $1,200
MUSIC Hip Hop Chair Dance for Seniors! $400
North Shore Children's Museum Field Trip scholarship to NSCM $800
Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church "Love in Motion" $600
Riverside Elementary School 5th Grade Townwide Theatre Espresso $1,104
Riverside Elementary School 5th grade Project Adventure $1,200
Salem Community Arts Center, Inc. Salem Film Fest 2024 $140
The Danvers Historical Society Music in the Garden Series $500
The Musary, JRP Inc. Musary Musical Instrument Lending Acquisitions $250
The Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America Songs We Love to Sing $250
Verhoosky, Molly Rock Out For Good $300
Willis E. Thorpe Elementary School Project Adventure for 5th Graders at Thorpe Elementary School $1,200

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