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Sharon Cultural Council

The Sharon Cultural Council (SCC) awards grants on an annual basis. As a Local Community Council (LCC) to the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), we administer and award grants to artists and arts organizations based on a yearly allocation of funds from the MCC. We fund projects in music, theater, performance, publication, visual arts, arts education, and other programming that contribute to the cultural life of Sharon. ​The SCC supports cultural opportunity and diversity in the arts, humanities, and sciences.


Aaron Glick

90 South Main Street
Sharon, MA 02067-1995

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Application Information

FY24 Allocation


FY24 Local Priorities

The Sharon Cultural Council welcomes applicants seeking funding for projects that complete between August 1, 2023 – December 31, 2024.

We fund projects in music, theater, performance, publication, visual arts, arts education, and other programming that contribute to the cultural life of Sharon. The project must take place in Sharon or a nearby community (unless local restrictions force it to be virtual), be advertised and open to the public, and be handicap accessible.

A venue and scheduled date must be confirmed before submitting an application.
Applications are open to the following: individuals, private non-profit organizations, unincorporated associations that can establish a non-profit objective, schools, libraries or other public agencies, religious organizations (with some restrictions), and for-profit entities proposing projects that provide public benefit.

We encourage applicants of all ethnicities, religions, genders, and ages. We are committed to funding projects that foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Funds are distributed as direct grants as soon as grantees receive their acceptance letters in January and return the required forms.

FY24 Local Guidelines

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How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Direct Grants

FY24 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Applefield, Janet Combating Hate and Prejudice $350
Bates III, Davis R. Celebrating the Season: A Halloween Harvest $350
Brockton Symphony Orchestra, Inc. Brockton Symphony Orchestra (BrSO) - 2023-2024 Season: New Beginnings $200
Canton Community Theatre, Inc. "Rumors" by Neil Simon $250
Cottage Street School Culture Festival Sharon Middle School $300
DeYeso, Betty Country, Rock & Oldies Day with Bak-ta-Bak $255
Eversley, Jamaal Slam Theatre at RTIEC $300
Foxboro Regional Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. Gallery Musicians $300
Fuller Craft Museum, Inc. Craft for Kids $300
Fuller Craft Museum, Inc. Craft for All $250
Hasmukh Swar Incorporated Promotion of Hindustani Shastriya Sangeet $250
Heights PTO Heights Elementary School Mosaic: ‘Connections” $800
Illuzzi, Jennifer East Elementary Multicultural Festival $295
Levenson, Sarah Interactive Native American Craft/Discussion about Residential School History $250
Lu, Daniel The Four Arts of the Ancient Chinese Scholars $300
M.M.A.S., Inc. Music/Arts Festival in Partnership with Sharon Council on Aging $300
Mass Audubon Metro South Region Conservation and Wildlife in your Neighborhood $350
Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild, Inc. The Massachusetts High School Drama Festival $400
Milano, Tiziana The Pysanky Tradition $250
Natural Resources Trust of Easton, Inc. NRT's Harvest and Craft Fair $200
Neponset Choral Society, Inc. FY23-24 Concert Season $200
Newman, Howard Musical Baseball Show $300
Sharon Community Band FY24 Concert Season $300
Sharon Community Chamber Orchestra, Inc. SCCO Spring Concert Featuring High School Artists $350
Sharon Community Chorus, Inc. Holiday & Pops Programs $300
Sharon Community Education A Personal Conversation In Mrs. Washington's Bedchamber $300
Sharon Early Childhood Center Music Therapy and Creative Arts Wellness $400
Sharon High School Euphony Magazine $450
Sharon High School Theatre Company Anastasia $500
Sharon Pride Steering Committee Sharon LGBTQ+ Pride Festival 2024 $850
Sharon Public library Film presentation: Borderland - The Life & Times of Blanche Ames Ames $250
Sharon Recreation Department Sharon Chalk Festival $400
South Shore Children's Chorus, Corp. South Shore Children's Chorus 2023/2024 $200
The Attleboro Museum, Inc. High Art Exhibition: "Distortions" $200
The Law, Your Money and You, Inc. Promotion of Financial Literacy For Students of All Ages $250
The Un-Common Theatre Company, Inc. Fall Production - The SpongeBob Musical $400
Waters, James Sharon Porchfest 2024 $500

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