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Dartmouth Cultural Council

Dartmouth Cultural Council (DCC) funds programs that promote excellence, access, education, and diversity in the Arts, Humanities and Interpretive Sciences to improve the quality of life for Dartmouth residents. DCC strives to fund a wide variety of programs that serve all residents from toddlers to senior citizens. DCC ensures that Dartmouth’s share of Massachusetts Cultural Council funds are administered fairly and in the best interests of the community.


Jim Sears

25 Gaffney Road
South Dartmouth, MA 02748

FY22 Allocation


FY22 Local Priorities

The Dartmouth Cultural Council will only accept online applications. Paper applications will no longer be accepted.

The Dartmouth Cultural Council will give priority to specific grant requests:
Priority will be given to first-time applicants in Dartmouth – Successful proposals must demonstrate a clear benefit to Dartmouth residents –

Out of Town applicants must include a letter from your venue, local sponsor or host organization verifying the location of your project or performance.

Non-dependency Policy: This council encourages applicants to solicit additional funds and usually limits applicants to 3 consecutive years of funding for the same project.

FY22 Local Guidelines

Please review the Local Cultural Council Program guidelines for more information on eligibility criteria and other details:

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

FY22 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra Association, Inc. Young People's Concert 2022: Gravity in Space and Sound $1,250
MUSIC Hip Hop Dance Chair Exercise for Seniors! $250
Henry Lappen Henry the Juggler Performance $450
New Bedford Museum and Art Center, Inc. Teen Artist Internship Program (TAIP) $750
Edward L. Cope, Jr. Reading is Magic $450
Diane Edgecomb “Trail Mix” a Summer Reading Event $450
Co-Creative Center, Inc. Co Creative Session $500
Old Dartmouth Historical Society Whales Today and History on the Hill Programs $800
James J. Robitaille Jim Robitaille Group $500
Practice Best Practice Practice Best Practice Workshops $500
SUPERFLAT New Bedford, Inc. Hummingbird Project $500
Tri-County Music Association, Inc. Complimentary Senior Tickets $200
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, Inc. Fishboats: Art of the Commercial Fishing Industry $500
SouthCoast Children's Theatre, Inc. Disney's Frozen $300
SouthCoast Children's Theatre, Inc. SouthCoast Children's Theatre presents James and the Giant Peach $700
Dartmouth Cultural Center, Inc. Banners, Brochures , 3rd Annual Wet Paint Padanaram Plein Air $700
South Coast Artists, Inc. South Coast Artists Open Studio Tour $750
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, Inc. Shakespeare in NB 2022 - A Midsummer Night’s Dream $1,000
Your Theatre, Inc. 10th Annual New Bedford JazzFest $1,000
Zeiterion Theatre, Inc. 25th Annual New Bedford Folk Festival $1,000
New Bedford Festival Theatre, Inc. New Bedford Festival Theatre Summer Academy 2022 $750
The Art Drive The Art Drive 2022 $750
Brooke Baptiste Reggae On West Beach $1,250
South Coast Children's Chorus Music Connects Us - One South Coast $700

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