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Great Barrington Cultural Council

The Great Barrington Cultural Council awards grants to organizations and individuals for the presentation of quality programs in the humanities, sciences, and the arts. It gives highest, but not exclusive, priority, to the interests of residents of Great Barrington and Housatonic at local venues. The Council is pleased to give funding to new programs that fit within the above criteria and that of the Mass Cultural Council, to the extent that the State allocation allows.

Contact

Patrick Barrett
gbculturalcouncil@gmail.com
413-528-1619

Address
Town Hall
334 Main Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230-1802

FY22 Allocation

$5,400

FY22 Local Priorities

The Great Barrington Cultural Council awards grants to organizations and individuals for the presentation of quality programs in the humanities, sciences, and the arts. It gives highest, but not exclusive, priority, to the interests of residents of Great Barrington and Housatonic and their local venues. Historically, the Council has supported educational, inclusive, accessible events, programs, and exhibitions that engage a broad community. The Council is pleased to fund programs that fit the above criteria and that of the Mass Cultural Council, to the extent that allocations permit.

FY22 Local Guidelines

Applications will be accepted beginning September 1, 2021 and the submission deadline is October 15, 2021. Grant recipients will be notified in January, 2022. The council will accept only electronic applications.
Applicants should consider the following:
? All performance, event, and exhibition venues must be fully accessible in compliance with ADA guidelines.
? Accessibility via public transportation
? Diversity of participants
? Cost to public
? Minimizing barriers to entry
? Funds directed to program costs

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Direct Grants

FY22 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Bernice E. Lewis History Alive $200
The Stockbridge Sinfonia, Inc. Stockbridge Sinfonia: Celebration of 50 Years of Community Music $150
BODYSONNET Dance Collective newave $200
Moving Arts Exchange, Inc. One Box At a Time $200
W.E.B. Du Bois Legacy Committee W.E.B. Du Bois Legacy Festival 2022: Shared Connections, Sacred Journey $270
Berkshire Garden Center, Inc. Rooted in Place Ecological Gardening Symposium $200
TapRoot Sessions Women in Roots Music Series $200
Pittsfield Shakespeare, Inc. Pittsfield Shakespeare in the Park $100
Marney Schorr Arts in Recovery for Youth $200
Dewey Memorial Hall, Inc. Young at Heart $150
Music in Common, Inc. The Black Legacy Project $200
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Indigenous Peoples: We are Still Here $100
Shakespeare & Company, Inc. 2022 Fall Festival of Shakespeare $150
Great Barrington Public Theater Berkshire Voices Reading Series $200
Berkshire Children's Chorus, Inc. A Story For the Season $150
IS183, Inc. Professional Development for BHRSD Educators $250
Raianne Richards Community Concert in Great Barrington with the Massachusetts Walking Tour $270
M. Alice Spatz Creation and Completion of "Berkshire Triptych" $200
Berkshire South Regional Community Center Berkshire Ukulele Band (BUB) and Berkshire Sings! (Sings!) $150
Berkshire Music School, Inc. ALL THAT JAZZ: A Musical Enrichment Program $250
Extra Special Teas, Inc. Housatonic culture mural $270
Jenny Dube The Catnip Junkies: Live! From The Great Barrington Town Gazebo $270
Tamarack Hollow Nature and Cultural Center, Inc. Explore the fauna and flora of the Housatonic River Walk $200
Greenagers, Inc. Greenagers' Environmental Education and Stewardship $200
Susan L. Smith Community Coloring Books $200
Flying Cloud Institute, Inc. Stop-Motion and the Moving Mantle $200
Alliance for a Viable Future Indigenous Peoples’ Day - Berkshires $270

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