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Mid-Cape Cultural Council

The Mid-Cape Cultural Council promotes and supports the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences to benefit people in the towns of Barnstable and Yarmouth. Grant applications are available online through the Mass Cultural Council website beginning September 1st through the deadline of October 17th. We welcome any community-based, cultural proposal benefiting either or both of the towns we serve, particularly community programs that build awareness of local heritage, multi-cultural awareness, natural resources or arts. We encourage proposals that are innovative, result from collaborations among individuals or organizations, are low or no cost, and fill a cultural need of the Mid-Cape region. Grant proposals from Cape Cod residents or organizations will be given priority.

All questions about grants should be directed to midcapecouncil2@gmail.com.

Council Members: Sarah Thornington (Co-Chair), Margeaux Weber (Co-Chair), Lynne Belfiore (Recording Secretary), Mark Hopkins (Co-Treasurer), Carolyn Ferrell (Corresponding Secretary), Michelle McCoy, Rachel Youngling (Co-Treasurer), Kate McMahon, Nicole LaCour, Marcy Levington, Barbara Hersey.

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midcapecouncil2@gmail.com
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Address
367 Main Street
Barnstable, MA 02601-3907

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Application Information

FY24 Allocation

$21,800

FY24 Local Priorities

The Mid-Cape Cultural Council welcomes any community-based, cultural proposal benefiting either or both towns we serve, particularly community programs that build awareness of local heritage, multi-cultural awareness, natural resources, or arts. We encourage proposals that are innovative, result from collaborations among individuals or organizations, and fill a cultural need of the Mid-Cape region. Specific local priorities include:
• Project must benefit people (audiences, artists, students, etc.) in Barnstable and/or Yarmouth.
• Priority will be given to grant proposals from locally based individuals and organizations.
• The proposal includes a cultural event that is low cost or free for the public to attend.

FY24 Local Guidelines

The Mid-Cape Cultural Council encourages applicants to review the state guidelines for Local Cultural Councils and the following local guidelines:
• Grant applications are available online through the Mass Cultural Council website beginning September 1st through the deadline of October 17th.
• All applications must be submitted online through the Mass Cultural Council website.
• No late applications will be considered.
• Project must benefit people (audiences, artists, students, etc.) in Barnstable and/or Yarmouth.
• Generally, awards are not less than $250 or more than $1,500.
• Applications for the same project shall be eligible for funding for a maximum of 3 consecutive years, at the discretion of the Council.
• If an applicant is not associated with the proposed venue for a program, it is recommended that the applicant submit a letter of interest in the program from a representative of the venue with the application. Note: the venue will not be precluded from their own grant application
• Applicants are discouraged from submitting more than one application per fiscal year, but if more than one application is submitted, applicants should prioritize them in an accompanying letter.
• If individuals or organizations collaborate on a single application, one member of the collaboration must be designated as the lead applicant for fiscal management purposes.
• Applicant must credit Mid-Cape Cultural Council for partial or full funding of event or project.
• Funded projects should be completed by December 31st of the year following the year of application. Example: If applications are due on Oct. 17, 2023, the project must be completed by Dec. 31, 2024.

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Direct Grants

FY24 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Amplify POC Cape Cod Inc. A- Way with Words Poetry Event $1,250
Barnstable Council on Aging Songs and Sway $1,500
Barnstable Land Trust, Inc. eARTh Connections $1,000
Barnstable Public Schools Exploring World Music Through Drumming $800
Beyond the Bounds, Inc. Beyond the Bounds 2024 $1,000
Cape Cod Ballroom Dancers Cape Cod Ballroom Dancers at Hyannis Bandstand $650
Cape Cod Community Television Corporation, Inc. Backpack Studio $830
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, Inc. Chatham Marconi TechSmart on the Road $400
Cotuit Library Poetry on the Patio $1,000
Healy, Kathleen Play Along Music for Preschool Year 2 $1,500
Holmstock, Samuel S. Summer Access to Rhythm and Music $1,500
Hyannis Public Library Association Cape Cod Comic Con $1,000
Hyannis West Elementary School Toe Jam Puppet Band $600
Iannitelli, Leda Muhana Movimento Project 2024: M-Body Concert and Workshops $1,000
Marguerite E. Small Elementary School Celebrating Black Joy with an Author Visit to M.E. Small School $1,500
Open Mic Classical Open Mic Classical $600
The Arts & Justice Collective The Arts & Justice Festival 2024 $820
The Awareness Project, Inc. Art-Making as a Form of Mindfulness – 3 Sessions $450
The Cordial Eye Gallery and Artist Space, Inc. The Cordial Eye Learning Lab $1,500
The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, Inc. Rise & Shine $1,000
The Sturgis Library AI and You: A Panel Discussion on Artificial Intelligence $1,200
Thornington, Sarah The Great Wave (of plastic) $950
Wilson, Mary Puppets, Paul & Mary Show $500


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