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Easton Cultural Council

Our Council strives to encourage community members to expand the arts, humanities and sciences and to let them know the availability of grants to help them get off the ground with projects that will enhance the culture of the community.

Contact

Beth Goldman Galer and Stephanie Power, Co-Chairs
eastonculturalcouncil@gmail.com
508-230-0510

Address
Easton Town Offices
136 Elm Street
Easton, MA 02356

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FY22 Allocation

$12,400

FY22 Local Priorities

Our Council will prioritize grant applications that encourage community members to expand the arts, humanities and sciences and specifically grants that cater to unmet cultural needs within Easton. Preference will be given to Easton performances, events, artists and organizations based in Easton.

POLICY FOR OUTSTANDING GRANTS
After 12 months from the date of notification of their grant approval, if the Easton Cultural Council has not received the entire reimbursement paperwork for the approved project, the grant can be subject to forfeiture and may jeopardize future funding.

COUNCIL PRIORITIES

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants can be:
1. Arts, humanities or interpretive science organizations
2. Individuals including artists, science educators, historians, writers or other humanists, parents, community members, etc.
3. Community organizations including but not limited to schools, social service organizations, civic groups, neighborhood centers, youth, senior and family associations, etc. Incorporated organizations must be nonprofit; unincorporated associations must have a nonprofit purpose.
4. Proposals must state a performance date, confirmed artist and venue to be considered
5. No more than one application may be submitted on behalf of each organization per fiscal year.
6. Preference will be given to performances, events, artists and organizations based in Easton or those that demonstrate a strong influence and participation of Easton residents.

FUNDING PRIORITIES
The purpose of the Easton Cultural Council is to support local public programs that promote access, education, diversity and excellence in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences in Easton.

TIMELINE
Applications must be received by the deadline set by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and submitted online at https://www.mass-culture.org/Easton

FUNDING
1. Payments are made on a reimbursement basis only. Funds are provided for projects taking place from July of the current year until December of the following year.
2. Reimbursements may take 8 to 10 weeks.
3. Applicants will receive a reimbursement form to be used for the payment request. Final reimbursement will not be made until the project is completed. This form can also be accessed through this link: https://www.massculturalcouncil.org/contracts/lccreim.pdf
4. Due to limited funding from the state, the Council may award only partial amounts.
5. Reimbursement requests must be submitted within 1 year from the date of the approval notification.
6. If your organization is denied and you feel that the decision was in error, there is an appeal process. The information regarding this process will be included with the denial letter.

GRANT MODIFICATION POLICY
Any changes made to an approved grant application must be submitted to the Easton Cultural Council in writing (email or hard copy) for approval. Such changes include modifications to the following:

? Date of the proposed project
? Location of the proposed project
? Vendors/performers
? Cancellation of project

Changes to an approved grant application could result in a re-evaluation of the application. After review, the council will inform the applicant of their decision to approve or deny the modified application.

ADVERTISING
All advertising for a funded project must acknowledge the support of the Easton Cultural Council by a written or verbal credit statement or by use of the Massachusetts Cultural Council logo available from the MCC website ? massculturalcouncil.org. Failure to do so may jeopardize future funding.
If a social media platform is used it is strongly suggested that the information be shared with the Easton Cultural Council?s social media pages https://www.facebook.com/EastonCulturalCouncil

More information is available at https://massculturalcouncil.org/communities/local-cultural-council-program.

FY22 Local Guidelines

Our Council will prioritize grant applications that encourage community members to expand the arts, humanities and sciences and specifically grants that cater to unmet cultural needs within Easton. Preference will be given to Easton performances, events, artists and organizations based in Easton.

POLICY FOR OUTSTANDING GRANTS
After 12 months from the date of notification of their grant approval, if the Easton Cultural Council has not received the entire reimbursement paperwork for the approved project, the grant can be subject to forfeiture and may jeopardize future funding.

COUNCIL PRIORITIES

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants can be:
1. Arts, humanities or interpretive science organizations
2. Individuals including artists, science educators, historians, writers or other humanists, parents, community members, etc.
3. Community organizations including but not limited to schools, social service organizations, civic groups, neighborhood centers, youth, senior and family associations, etc. Incorporated organizations must be nonprofit; unincorporated associations must have a nonprofit purpose.
4. Proposals must state a performance date, confirmed artist and venue to be considered.
5. No more than one application may be submitted on behalf of each organization per fiscal year.
6. Preference will be given to performances, events, artists and organizations based in Easton or those that demonstrate a strong influence and participation of Easton residents.

FUNDING PRIORITIES
The purpose of the Easton Cultural Council is to support local public programs that promote access, education, diversity and excellence in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences in Easton.

TIMELINE
Applications must be received by the deadline set by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and submitted online at https://www.mass-culture.org/Easton

FUNDING
1. Payments are made on a reimbursement basis only. Funds are provided for projects taking place from July of the current year until December of the following year.
2. Reimbursements may take 8 to 10 weeks.
3. Applicants will receive a reimbursement form to be used for the payment request. Final reimbursement will not be made until the project is completed. This form can also be accessed through this link: https://www.massculturalcouncil.org/contracts/lccreim.pdf
4. Due to limited funding from the state, the Council may award only partial amounts.
5. Reimbursement requests must be submitted within 1 year from the date of the approval notification.
6. If your organization is denied and you feel that the decision was in error, there is an appeal process. The information regarding this process will be included with the denial letter.

GRANT MODIFICATION POLICY
Any changes made to an approved grant application must be submitted to the Easton Cultural Council in writing (email or hard copy) for approval. Such changes include modifications to the following:

? Date of the proposed project
? Location of the proposed project
? Vendors/performers
? Cancellation of project

Changes to an approved grant application could result in a re-evaluation of the application. After review, the Council will inform the applicant of their decision to approve or deny the modified application.

ADVERTISING
All advertising for a funded project must acknowledge the support of the Easton Cultural Council by a written or verbal credit statement or by use of the Massachusetts Cultural Council logo available from the MCC website ? massculturalcouncil.org. Failure to do so may jeopardize future funding.
If a social media platform is used it is strongly suggested that the information be shared with the Easton Cultural Council?s social media pages https://www.facebook.com/EastonCulturalCouncil

More information is available at https://massculturalcouncil.org/communities/local-cultural-council-program.

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

FY22 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Matt York Songs and Stories - The Highwaymen $650
Arts for Anxiety, Inc. Arts for Anxiety Cabaret $1,000
Raising Multicultural Kids, Inc. Diverse Classroom Leadership and Literature $2,000
Christ Congregational Church Arts & Music at Christ Church $300
Fuller Craft Museum, Inc. FullerCRAFT@Home $350
The Easton Music Parents Organization, Inc. 45th Year of Handel's Messiah Sing $1,500
Ames Free Library of Easton, Inc. "Animal Adventures" Animal Show $400
Chefiatou Tokou Building a creative Mind through African Dance for individual Mental health and community growth $851
Southeastern Massachusetts Arts Collaborative SMARTS Winter and Summer Artists $200
Sharon Community Chamber Orchestra, Inc. Easton chamber Music Festival $400
Rachel Daly Monday Night Live - Broadway and the Classics $300
Doll E Daze Project, Inc. Juneteenth Festival $500
Old Colony Historical Society Passport to History 2022 $150
M.M.A.S., Inc. "Hopeful Journey" art exhibition at re-opening of Morini Gallery $500
MUSIC Dance.edu Hip Hop Dance Chair Exercise for Seniors! $500
Jubilate Chorale Gloria! $500
Natural Resources Trust of Easton, Inc. NRT Celebrates Local Music $1,000
Brockton Symphony Orchestra, Inc. The Brockton Symphony’s 2021-2022 Season: Community, Unity, Performing in Tutti $500
Neponset Choral Society, Inc. 2021-2022 Concert Season $800
Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon Nature in Your Neighborhood $960
Yoron Israel Jazz in the Sanctuary - South Shore $800
The Road to Diversity and Understanding Abolition Day Celebration $600
Friends of Jennings Hill. Inc. The History & Preservation of Our Early Historic Landmarks $1,000
Titi Ngwenya Brave Space Book Club $300

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