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Southborough Cultural Arts Council

We are a small Council looking to increase the presence of the arts in Southborough. We are interested in funding a diverse slate of projects and performances in or around the town.

Town Hall
17 Common Street
Southborough, MA 01772-1662

Application Information

FY24 Allocation


FY24 Local Priorities

The Southborough Cultural Arts Council priorities include:

1. Funding for programs to be held in Southborough and surrounding communities.
2. Funding for individuals and organizations from Southborough and surrounding communities.
3. Funding for service organizations that benefit the town of Southborough.
4. Funding for programs that focus on the natural world and environment.
5. Overall: Funds from the Massachusetts Cultural Council should serve the largest possible number of people in the community with a diversity of age groups and artistic disciplines, including the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences.

FY24 Local Guidelines

The Southborough Cultural Arts Council will adhere to the following application requirements for FY 2024.
1. If the applicant’s project involves another institution or organization, a letter of agreement from that institution’s or organization’s representative must be submitted with the application. Applications that indicate only that the project is available to any interested organization will not be considered.
2. Applicants must specify the venue for the performance or project in the application.
3. Applications must specify a date for the project. Projects must take place during the calendar year (January – December) following the October application deadline.
4. Applicants submitting multiple applications should prioritize their applications.

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Direct Grants

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FY23 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Assabet Valley Mastersingers, Inc. Turn the World Around: An AVM Chambersingers Concert $750
Charles River Sinfonietta, Inc. Performing Chamber Music for. Northborough Applefest and also for BSMF and Millis Library & for Cable TV stations in all the towns that support us $700
Hopkinton Center for the Arts Celebrate Southborough at the HCA $200
Johnson, Denise YES! Art Exhibit $750
Kelly, Kaye SheGrooves; Using Our Voices for Positive Change $300
Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild, Inc. The Massachusetts High School Drama Festival $375
Messiah Community Chorus Messiah Community Chorus presentation of Handel's Messiah $500
Northborough Area Community Chorus NACC 2023 Spring and Christmas Programs $500
Southborough Library Aromatherapy 101 & 102 $325
Town of Southborough Celebrate Wellness $200
Town of Southborough Mindful Art: Using Art Therapy to Create Community Art $750
Town of Southborough Recreation Department Southborough Recreation Summer Concert Series $1,600
Westborough Community Chorus, Inc. 60 Member Chorus Performance with sets and costumes $500

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