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For proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs from organizations, schools, and individuals to apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community. These grants can support a variety of artistic projects and activities on Nantucket. On-line and in person programing will be considered this year. For classes, exhibits, festivals, field trips, short-term artist residencies, or performances in schools, workshops, and lectures.

This is a great time to kickstart cultural programming options for consideration for 2021. The aim of the funding process is to support programming that eliminates financial barriers by supporting low and or no cost programming options for participants and guests to energize the arts at all levels for members of the Nantucket community. The funding is provided to offset program costs and allow this programming to come to frustration. Allowing organizations an opportunity to engage and serve new guests, or an existing population better.

The Nantucket Cultural Councils part of a network of 329 Local Cultural Councils serving all 351 cities and towns in the Commonwealth. The LCC Program is the largest grassroots cultural funding network in the nation, supporting thousands of community-based projects in the arts, sciences and humanities every year. The state legislature provides an annual appropriation to the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency, which then allocates funds to each community. Community Members include Jordana Fleischut/ Chair, Emma Young/Treasurer, as well as Justin Cerne, Michael Kopko, Tony Wagner, Ava Rollins, Sarah Ellis, and Janet Schulte serves as our Art and Culture Liaison to the Town.

NEXT FUNDING DEADLINE OCTOBER 17th 2022

CONGRATULATIONS and Thank You for creating Culture for our Community.
Introducing our 2022 Grant Award Recipient’s

White Heron Theatre 2022 Nantucket Playwrights Festival $800
Small Friends on Nantucket, Inc. Multi Cultural Awareness for Children $500
*Elizabeth Obremski The Lizza Show Episode 2 $450
Nantucket Dreamland Foundation Dreamland Stage Company Production of Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane $800
Emma Young Exploring Creative Reuse Through Sculpture $360
Nantucket Book Foundation, Inc Nantucket Book Foundation Visiting Authors pgm. $450
Cape Cod Cape Verdean Museum and Cultural Center Cape Verdian Documentary $351
Artist Associates of Nantucket Senior Citizen Art Class Tuition Aid Senior Art $1000
Nantucket Flying Association, Inc Designing the Aircraft of the Future $600
Nantucket Community School Young Art Explorers $530
Nantucket Community Music Center, Inc Early Childhood Music and Movement $800
John Eboli Living in a Dream: The people who make Nantucket $252
Nantucket Comedy Festival Stand up and learn $800
Theater Workshop of Nantucket, Inc. Costumes for a Christmas Carol $800
Nantucket Community Television, Inc. Whaler Media $800

For complete information and to apply for funding from the Nantucket Cultural Council go on line at www.mass-culture.org for the application and all filing information.

Any questions, concerns or for support in the process please contact a council member or reach out to Chair/ Jordana Fleischut at Jordana.ack@comcast.net

Many of these projects bring an arts discipline to a new audience, complement the education of our young people, or connect artists’ work to everyday life. They promote the uniqueness of a community, foster community pride, bring people together, and provide a sense of celebration for the community. Our mission is that.

The Local Cultural Council of Nantucket grants connect people and places in creative, dynamic, and exciting ways, that help strengthen the social fiber of our community and improve the quality of life. We DO NOT FUND – Operating Expenses, marketing and advertising, or refreshments. We fund programming and cultural opportunity.

The Council seeks out programming that is serves our comm.unity and is especially interested in supporting programming so it can be offered free, or at a low cost to the community. For more information about the council and to get involved contact Jordana Fleischut/ NCC Chair Jordana.ack@comcast.net

Contact

Jordana Fleischut
ackconcierge@comcast.net
508-332-9590

Address
Town Building
16 Broad Street
Nantucket, MA 02554-3500

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Application Information

FY23 Allocation

$5,500

FY23 Local Priorities

To help fund programming the uplifts the cultural opportunities for participants and visitors to explore another side of the island. Illuminated through culturally diverse programming that aims to educate and entertain all participants and audiences. the council aims to fund programming the eliminates cultural and economic barriers, so all may be enlightened.

FY23 Local Guidelines

Applications Due October 17th 2022

We do not fund operating expenses or marketing

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Direct Grants

FY22 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
White Heron Theatre Company 2022 Nantucket Young Playwrights Festival $800
Small Friends on Nantucket, Inc. Multi-Cultural Awareness for Children $500
Obremski, Elizabeth A. The Lizza Show Episode 2 $450
Nantucket Dreamland Foundation Dreamland Stage Company production of Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane $800
Young, Emma Exploring Creative Reuse Through Sculpture $360
The Nantucket Book Foundation, Inc. Nantucket Book Foundation Visiting Author Program $450
Cape Cod Cape Verdean Museum and Cultural Center, Inc. Cape Verdean Documentary $351
Artists Association of Nantucket, Inc. Senior Citizen Art Class Tuition Aid & Exhibition $1,000
Nantucket Flying Association, Inc. "Designing the Aircraft of the Future" $600
Nantucket Community School Young Art Explorers $530
Nantucket Community Music Center, Inc. Early Childhood Music and Movement $800
Eboli, John Living in a Dream: the people who make Nantucket $252
Nantucket Comedy Festival, Inc. Stand Up & Learn $800
The Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, Inc. Costumes for A Christmas Carol $800
Nantucket Community Television, Inc. Whaler Media $800

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