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Mattapoisett Cultural Council

Mattapoisett Cultural Council supports community-based projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences in and around Mattapoisett. These programs promote the availability of rich cultural experiences for Mattapoisett residents. Council members are municipally-appointed volunteers who help determine how to disburse available funds to individuals, schools, and cultural organizations who apply for project support.

Contact

Kathleen Damaskos
kcdamaskos@gmail.com
508-758-4100

Address
PO Box 435
16 Main Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2613

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Application Information

FY24 Allocation

$5,500

FY24 Local Priorities

Mattapoisett Cultural Council gathers input from the community periodically and develops funding priorities based on this feedback. Mattapoisett Cultural Council will give priority to:

• Local and regional public events like plays, concerts, festivals
• Arts in the schools
• Community arts and cultural organizations
• Field trips for students to museums, performances, or environment education activities
• Projects that have broad audience appeal
• Projects that specifically target teens or seniors or families
• Projects that address diverse cultural needs or provide diverse forms of cultural activities
• Applicants that have secured a local collaborator or venue

FY24 Local Guidelines

Applications are also evaluated with respect to:

• How well the program meets our local priorities
• Community support and involvement
• Evidence of track record and dedication of the applicant
• In the case of for-profit organizations, evidence that a public benefit will result from the project
• Financial need
• Demonstrated planning

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

FY24 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Asser, Seth The Paul Clayton Story $1,800
Education Committee of the Mattapoisett Land Trust MLT Education Committee Educational Programs FY 2024 $1,000
Everett, Colin Tin Whistle Tuesday $500
Friends of Old Rochester Drama, Inc. Rights, Costumes, Action! $1,500
Friends of Old Rochester Music Community tickets for ORRHS "A Night of Jazz" $400
Hurlbut, Steven M. Jumpin' Juba Library Concert $500
Marion Art Center, Inc. Arts in the Park 2024 $250
Mattapoisett Free Public Library Make Your Own: Needle Felted Wooly Sheep $540
Mattapoisett Free Public Library Flower Power ~ Flower Pounding on Paper $540
Mattapoisett Free Public Library Buildwave $395
Mattapoisett Historical Society Mattapoisett Museum Wampanoag Exhibit $4,000
Mattapoisett Lions Club, Inc. Fall Free Family Fun Festival $1,000
New Bedford Festival Theatre, Inc. New Bedford Festival Theatre Summer Academy 2024 $500
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, Inc. Spotters, Strikers, and Swordfish $500
New Bedford Roots and Branches Festival New Bedford Roots and Branches Festival $500
Old Rochester Regional High School Ken and Barbie's Shakespearean Adventure $500
Practice Best Practice, Inc. Practice Best Practice Workshops $200
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, Inc. Shakespeare in New Bedford 2024 - Twelfth Night $500
Sippican Choral Society, Inc. Annual Winter Concert 2023: The Glory of Rutter, Pinkham, and Mendelssohn $500
South Coast Almanac, LLC Crew of Three: Writing Your Dreams in Mattapoisett $400
South Coast Children's Chorus Spreading Holiday Joy $800
The Greater New Bedford Choral Society, Inc. Greater New Bedford Choral Society's 2023-24 Season $750
The New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance, Inc. Terrapin Head Start for the Classroom $380
Town of Mattapoisett Seahorse Explorers Summer Program $1,095
Tri-County Music Association, Inc. Complimentary Senior Tickets $200
Tri-Town Against Racism The Bias Inside Us $500
York, Matt Matt York - Songs & Stories: Johnny Cash $450
Your Theatre, Inc. 12th Annual New Bedford JazzFest $600


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