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Hampden Cultural Council

The Hampden Cultural Council seeks to support the arts and education at the local level. We welcome grant applications that specifically support the citizens of Hampden. Grant requests may be for any generational level or may include multi generations.

Contact

Virginia Blake
ginbee@charter.net
413-222-6593

Address
625 Main Street
Hampden, MA 01036-9000

Application Information

FY24 Allocation

$6,400

FY24 Local Priorities

1. Preference is given to qualified local individuals and organizations who demonstrate a clear cultural benefit for the Hampden Community.
2. Although it is not required, preference will be given to those who work with a Hampden sponsor or venue. Applicants are encouraged to seek additional sponsorship or work with a Hampden organization, such as the library, school, community organization, or Hampden Cultural Council in planning the event.
3. All programs must have a publicity plan for the proposed activity and credit must be evident for sponsorship by the Hampden Cultural Council in all publicity related to the event.
4. Local council funds are not intended to be used as the sole source of funding for projects of a continuing nature. An applicant may possibly receive funding for the same project for three consecutive years. Funding cannot be approved for the same specific project for a fourth consecutive year.
5. Hampden Cultural Council does not guarantee full funding. Partial funding may be granted.
6. The Cultural Council encourages applicants to develop new programs that meet the cultural needs of Hampden residents.

FY24 Local Guidelines

1. Preference is given to qualified local individuals and organizations who demonstrate a clear cultural benefit for the Hampden Community.
2. Although not required preference will be given to those who work with a Hampden sponsor or venue. Applicants are encouraged to seek additional sponsorship or work with a Hampden organization, such as the library, school, community organization, or Hampden Cultural Council in planning the event.
3. All programs must have a publicity plan for the proposed activity and credit must be evident for sponsorship by the Hampden Cultural Council in all publicity related to the event.
4. Local council funds are not intended to be used as the sole source of funding for projects of a continuing nature. An applicant may possibly receive funding for the same project for three consecutive years. Funding can not be approved for the same specific project for a fourth consecutive year.
5. Hampden Cultural Council does not guarantee full funding for applied grants
6. The Cultural Council encourages applicants to develop new programs that meet the cultural needs of Hampden residents.

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

FY24 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Hampden Public Library The Whale Mobile $683
Hampden Public Library Toe Jam Puppet Band $600
Hampden Public Library Animal Craze Baby Animal Farm $500
Hampden Senior Center Forest Park Wildlife on Wheels Intergenerational Program $775
Hampden Senior Center Sarah The Fiddler $800
Hampden Senior Center Richard's Traveling Silent Movie Shows $250
Longstreeth, Ken Concert by Jeff Gavioli and his BAD NEWS JAZZ AND BLUES ORCHESTRA featuring Cindy Reed $1,500
Pathways for Parents CFCE STEAM $200
Pathways for Parents CFCE Nature Bound Workshop $300
Plasse, Richard Trivia/Music $545
The Old Post Road Orchestra, Inc. Our Fall 2024 Concert $2,188
York, Matt Matt York - Songs & Stories: Johnny Cash $550


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