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Fairhaven Cultural Council

The Fairhaven Cultural Council participates in the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Direct Grants system. Direct Grants enable LCCs to process grant monies upfront, rather than waiting until after the grantee completes their project.

The council will make grant money immediately available in full to grantees once their projects have been approved and the council receives all required paperwork from the grantee. Upon completion of your program, you will be required to submit a final report to the Local Cultural Council verifying that your project adhered to the proposal, local and state guidelines, and provides proof of properly crediting the LCC and the MCC in all publicity.

Please read the full Direct Grant System Guidelines at https://massculturalcouncil.org/documents/lccguidelines_direct_grant.pdf
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Contact

Abigail Hevey
abigail.hevey@gmail.com
315-882-1723

Address
Town Hall
40 Center Street
Fairhaven, MA 02719-2932

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FY22 Allocation

$10,100

FY22 Local Priorities

FUNDING PRIORITIES

– Priority will be given to first-time applicants in Fairhaven
– Successful proposals will demonstrate a clear benefit to Fairhaven residents
– Priority will be given to grants for programs or projects that take place in and/or are specifically related to the culture and history of Fairhaven

ADDITIONAL APPLICATION GUIDELINES FOR THE FAIRHAVEN CULTURAL COUNCIL (FCC)

– This council funds projects taking place the during calendar year (Jan-Dec) following the application deadline.
– Applications will be accepted online only. No paper applications will be accepted.
– 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.
– Applicants seeking funding for field trips should complete the standard application.

SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION:

– Include a letter from your venue, local sponsor or host organization verifying the location of your project or performance.
– Specify a projected date for the event, project or performance.
– Optional support materials include any media or printed material, publicity, reviews, photos, resumes, letters of support from sponsors, etc. Support materials should be scanned or photographed and uploaded as per online application instructions.

– Any questions may be directed to chairperson Abigail Hevey at abigail.hevey@gmail.com

FY22 Local Guidelines

LOCAL GUIDELINES FOR THE FAIRHAVEN CULTURAL COUNCIL (FCC)
Time Line: This council funds projects taking place during the calendar year (Jan. 2021-Dec. 2021). The grant application period begins Sept. 1st. Applications must be submitted online by Oct. 15th, 2021.
Non-dependency Policy: The council encourages applicants to solicit additional funds and usually limits applicants to 3 consecutive years of funding for the same project.
Field Trip Grants: The council accepts applications for field trips from all eligible groups (schools, non-profit organizations, etc.). Ticket and transportation costs are considered.
– All grant recipients and denials will be notified in writing by the end of December.

– Grant recipients will be expected to submit itemized receipts showing that grant monies were used for appropriate expenses.

SUBMITTING your APPLICATION:
– Application are available online.
– Include a letter from your venue, local sponsor or host organization verifying the location of your project or performance.
– Specify a projected date for the event, project or performance.
Optional- Support Materials: Support material includes any media or printed material, publicity, reviews, photos, resumes, letters of support from sponsors, etc.

Any questions may be directed to chairperson Abigail Hevey at abigail.hevey@gmail.com

For more info, visit our web pages:
https://www.mass-culture.org/Fairhaven
http://fairhavenculturalcouncil.blogspot.com/

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Direct Grants

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