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Rockport Cultural Council

The Rockport Cultural Council is a grants program. We fund a wide variety of projects involving the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences. Also:
…We will consider Covid mitigation. Please see additional programs noted below.
…Capital campaigns and bricks and mortar projects are not considered.

Contacting the Council at least 2 weeks prior to the deadline is strongly recommended and will aid our understanding of your proposal.
On the Application Form, Project Overview – Summarize the proposed project, please include answers to:
…WHAT – describe your project briefly in 2 sentences;
…WHO – key participants;
…WHEN and WHERE will the project take place;
…AMOUNT REQUESTED and TOTAL PROJECT COST, and on what will you spend funds?

Also, see: Mass Cultural Council’s two Cultural Sector Recovery grant programs, offering Massachusetts cultural sector Individuals and Organizations more than $51M in one-time pandemic relief.

To learn more or access staff assistance:
· Cultural Sector Recovery for Organizations – Virtual Office hours and one-on-one support are available, as well as a recording of the program’s virtual Info Session.
· Cultural Sector Recovery for Individuals – Virtual Information session: October 6, 2022 and Office hours: Various days

Contact

Christine Downing
culturalcouncil@rockportma.gov
978-309-8555

Address
Town Hall
34 Broadway
Rockport, MA 01966-1598

Application Information

FY24 Allocation

$5,500

FY24 Local Priorities

We fund a wide variety of projects involving the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences. Also:
…We will consider Covid mitigation.
…Capital campaigns and bricks and mortar projects are not considered.

FY24 Local Guidelines

Contacting the Council at least 2 weeks prior to the deadline is strongly recommended and will aid our understanding of your proposal.
On the Application Form, Project Overview – Summarize the proposed project, please include answers to:
…WHAT – describe your project briefly in 2 sentences;
…WHO – key participants;
…WHEN and WHERE will the project take place;
…AMOUNT REQUESTED and TOTAL PROJECT COST, and on what will you spend funds

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Direct Grants

FY24 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Cape Ann Museum, Inc. Snapshots & Impressions: Cape Ann Student Exhibitions $460
Cape Ann Symphony Orchestra, Inc. Youth Initiative 2024 $390
Gloucester Stage Company, Inc. Golden-Age Engagement Group for WIPEOUT $290
Jonathan Bayliss Society, Inc. Granite and the Sea (preliminary title) $350
Kenneally, Rebecca Mike Block and Balla Kouyaté $330
Kestrel Educational Adventures Natural Science Field Programs for RES $390
Lanes Coven Theater Co. Lanes Coven 2024 Season $440
Manship Artist Residence and Studios, Inc. Firefly Fiesta $400
Old Sloop Presents Music Concert by the Joy Clark trio $330
Rockport Acoustic Music Festival Rockport Acoustic Music Festival $400
Rockport Exchange Corporation Showcasing local musicians at Rockport Farmers Markets $360
Rockport High School Drama Drama Festival 2024 $420
Rockport Music, Inc. Chopped Guitars Workshop $350
Rockport New Year's Eve, Inc. Rockport New Year's Eve 2023 $440
Windhover Foundation, Inc. Quarry Dance Xll LIVE with dance, music, poetry $500


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