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Scituate Cultural Council

The Scituate Cultural Council (SCC) is part of the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s (MCC) Local Cultural Council Program – the largest grassroots cultural funding network in the nation. Each year, the MCC distributes funds to the SCC, which grants these funds to local individuals, schools and organizations in support of arts, humanities, and interpretive science projects for the benefit of Scituate residents.

The SCC is comprised of volunteers appointed by the Scituate Select Board and is responsible for reviewing grant applications and awarding monies. The most-recent grant cycle (FY2023) awarded 22 grants, totaling $10,812, for projects benefiting the Scituate community featuring a wide range of cultural disciplines, including: Cultural Education and Exchanges ($5,262); Festivals ($1000); Interpretive Sciences ($1000); and Performing Arts ($2,750).

The SCC partnered with the Town of Scituate, the Scituate Harbor Business Association, and the Scituate Arts Association in spearheading a successful application process to obtain Cultural District designation for Scituate Harbor, and the SCC will continue to support the Scituate Harbor Cultural District.

Contact

Janice Murphy and Brenda O'Brien, Co-Chairs
sccgrants143@gmail.com
781-545-8740

Address
600 Chief Justice Cushing Way
Scituate, MA 02066-3229

Application Information

FY24 Allocation

$8,000

FY24 Local Priorities

Applications should support programs and events that benefit Scituate residents.

FY24 Local Guidelines

Applications need to have a local sponsor.

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

FY24 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Choral Art Society of the South Shore, Inc. “Bright Morning Stars” $500
Friends of Holly Hill Farm, Inc. Sharing Native American Culture with Scituate Residents through a New Children's Book "Keepunumuk" $450
Friends of the Scituate Town Library Scituate Library Summer Concert Series $500
North and South Rivers Watershed Association, Inc. WaterWatch Lecture Series $500
Old Ship Candlelight Concerts Candlelight Concerts $250
Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc. 2023-24 Concert Season and Outreach $500
Satuit Concert Band Corp. Summer Band Concerts $500
Scituate Historical Society LIFE Comes to Scituate $500
Scituate Public Schools Masterclass Series at Gates Middle School and Scituate High School $500
Scituate Sister City Project Scituate Sister City Cape Verde- First Annual - Cape Verde 48th Independence Day Celebration $800
Scituate Sister City Project Second Annual -Cape Verde 49th Independence Day Celebration hosted by Sister City Cape Verde $750
Smrcina, Anne Wonderful Whales: Whales in stories, art, and science $500
South Shore Art Center, Inc. The Inspired I – Paid Youth Art Apprenticeships $500
Talking Information Center, Inc. TIC Live Radio Theater $500
The Broad Cove Chorale - Unicorn Singers, Inc. 2023-24 Winter and Spring Concerts $500
The James Library & Center for Arts Charitable Trust Edmar Colon Quartet $250
The James Library & Center for Arts Charitable Trust Fifth Annual Spring Juried Art Show $250
The James Library & Center for Arts Charitable Trust International Piano Soloist Einav Yarden $250
The James Library & Center for Arts Charitable Trust Author Stephen Puleo: The Great Abolitionist: Charles Sumner and the Fight for a More Perfect Union $250
The Scituate C.O.R.S.E Foundation, Corporation Music Therapy for Children with Special Needs $1,000


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