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Middleborough Cultural Council

The Middleborough Cultural Council is committed to promote, educate and encourage growth in the areas of the arts, culture and interpretive science in Middleborough and for its residents.


20 Center Street
Middleboro, MA 02346-2053

Application Information

FY24 Allocation


FY24 Local Priorities

The Middleborough Cultural Council gathers input from the community yearly and develops funding priorities based on this feedback. This year the Middleboro Cultural Council will give priority to the following, among others:
– Applicants that have a secured a local venue and a letter from a cooperating partner(s). If occurring in open public area, there must be a letter present from the appropriate Town Department.
– Projects that serve youth, the elderly and/or the physically/emotionally differently abled.
– Projects that focus on local history
– Projects that promote cultural diversity and inclusivity.

FY24 Local Guidelines

In addition to the state criteria, applications will be evaluated using the following review criteria:
– How well the program meets our local priorities
– Community support and involvement
– Evidence of track record and dedication of the applicant
– Ability to address the diverse cultural needs of a community’s underserved populations or support diverse forms of cultural activities
– Financial need
– Demonstrated planning

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Direct Grants

FY24 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Burtwood School of Performing Arts Sip & Stroll $1,000
Burtwood School of Performing Arts Shrek Jr. $1,000
Dworkin, Motoko A Journey to Japan: A Day of Performances, Workshops and Storytelling $750
First Unitarian Universalist Society of Middleborough Spring Jazz Concert $500
Fuller Craft Museum, Inc. Craft for Kids $350
Fuller Craft Museum, Inc. Craft for All $300
Kelly, Kaye SheGrooves; Using Our Voices for Positive Change $500
Lakeville Arts Council 2024 Lakeville Arts & Music Festival $450
MUSIC Hip Hop Chair Dance for Seniors! $280
Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild, Inc. The Massachusetts High School Drama Festival $1,000
Middleboro PrideFest 2024 Middleboro PRIDEfest $1,000
Middleborough Conservation Department Story Walk, Fishing Program equipment, and Pollinator/Vernal Pool signage $1,500
Middleborough Council on Aging That's Jazz! with Phyllis Fallon & Friends $400
Middleborough Council on Aging Americana Explored $250
Middleborough Public Library An Introduction to Wampanoag Culture For All Ages $750
Middleborough Public Library Freedom Songs $670
Middleborough Public Library Divi Roxx Kids $500
Middleborough Public Library Connecting with the Community Through Dance $500
Middleborough Tourism Committee Herring Run Festival $1,000
Nemasket River Productions, Inc. Season 2024-2025 $600
New England Blues Inc RED, WHITE & BLUES $500
Old Colony Historical Society Passport to History 2024 $250
Pilgrim Festival Chorus, Inc. Celebrate! Messiah and Carol Sing $500
Soule Homestead Education Center Music and Events at Soule $1,000
The Friends of the Middleboro Public Library, Inc. Peter H. Peirce Homestead - History Was Made Behind These Doors! $500
The Friends of the Middleboro Public Library, Inc. Food, Glorious Food! - A Catalyst for Culture and Community $500
The Friends of the Middleboro Public Library, Inc. Highlighting History in Historic Downtown Middleborough $750
The Heart In Art, Inc. Heart In Art 2023-2024 Inclusive Community Arts series $1,000
Theatre One Productions, Inc. Slice of Life New Works $700

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