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Springfield Cultural Council

The Springfield Cultural Council s designed to serve individual(s) and/or organizations throughout Greater Springfield in cultural and art projects for public benefit in the following areas: Humanities, Arts & Culture and Interpretive Sciences.

Contact

Andrew R. Cade
andrew6503@aol.com
413-739-7211

Address
1 Federal Street Bldg. 111-3
Springfield, MA 01105

FY22 Allocation

$213,100

FY22 Local Priorities

SPRINGFIELD CULTURAL COUNCIL FUNDING PRIORITIES:

The Springfield Cultural Council supports the mission of the Massachusetts Cultural
Council, to promote excellence, access, education and (particularly) diversity in the
Arts. It accepts applications for project grants as well as field trip grants via the standard grant application.


The maximum amount funded for each grant is $5,000.

SPRINGFIELD CULTURAL COUNCIL LOCAL GUIDELINES:

The Springfield Cultural Council supports project grants produced by individual artists as well as organizations with the end resulting in an artistic showing or demonstration that has community value.

All applicants (including individual artists) must demonstrate public benefit in their proposed projects.

The council will only accept applications from the online application submission process.

Application deadline. All applicants must submit completed applications by the deadline, November 16,th
Late applications cannot be accepted.
The Springfield Cultural Council supports, ticket subsidy programs, field trips, virtual programming, and creative programming due to the Global Pandemic.
Program eligibility. Applicants may apply for grants for programs that take place during an 12 month window of eligibility between January 15th through December 15th of the following year. This means that applicants may apply for projects that have already happened or which happen prior to Local Cultural Councils’ grant announcements, with the knowledge that funding is not guaranteed.
Applicant eligibility. Applicants must reside in Greater Springfield. The applicant, or person leading the project /program, should have been engaged in the kind of activity for which funds are requested for at least one year

Last updated 8/12/2016

FY22 Local Guidelines

The Springfield Cultural Council supports project grants produced by individual artist as well as organizations with the end resulting in an artistic showing. We are asking each grant submission to be submitted with one signed original application and 8 photo copies. Also enclose supporting documents ie. DVD, pictures or samples reflecting your grants goal. The maximum funded for each grant is $5,000.00.

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

FY22 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Springfield Cultural Partnership, Inc. Thank an Artist $3,500
Springfield Cultural Partnership, Inc. Trust Transfer Project $3,500
Springfield Preparatory Charter School Multi Cultural Learning in Schools $1,500
Moriah Leigh Rooted Essence Dance Mecca Project $500
Kahli Hernandez Chalk Zone Springfield $2,000
Maria Kenison Springfield Book Exchange $1,500
Jesse Burgess The Fields Quartet Showcase $1,500
Ethnic Arts Center of Somerville, Inc. PART 2-Springfield Cultures Family Puppetry Festival-Toy Theatre Heritage Affirmation Project Theatre Heritage Affirmation Project Theatre y TheatreCraft, Drama, & Perform Ethnic Heritage Affirmation Project $2,000
The African American Female Professor Awards Association, Inc. African American Female Professor Racial Justice Dialogue $2,000
Kenneth D. Harris Out of this Planet (YouTube Web Series) $1,000
A Journey In Jazz A Journey In Jazz ( Jazzy in Pink) $3,500
Authors and Artists Festival Authors and Artists $500
East Springfield Neighborhood Council, Inc. Art: Inside and Out $2,000
Hispanic-American Library, Inc Latin Jazz / Literacy Program $1,500
Marla Shelasky Artists of Springfield MA $2,000
The Old Post Road Orchestra, Inc. Our 2022 Holiday Concert $1,000
Association of Black Business and Professionals, Inc. November 2021 $2,000
Love Art Collective Color Theory Kickball $500
Association of Black Business and Professionals, Inc. Citywide Kwanzaa Celebration $1,000
Edward Wirt New England Swing Orchestra Concert/Dance $1,000
Sheila Stover "Project Motivation" $1,500
Magdalena Gomez Poetic Rhythms of Joyful Resistance: A Bilingual Celebration $3,000
Women of Color Health Equity Collective Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood $1,000
Community Music School of Springfield, Inc. Bridge Leadership Program $3,500
John J. Duggan Academy Social Justice Mural Project at John J. Duggan Academy $2,000
The Performance Project, Inc. First Generation Springfield Performances $3,000
Stone Soul, Inc. Stone Soul Festival $4,000
Mahoro Shimiro She Thinks, She Knows Networking Summit $1,000
Afro Cultural Arts & Humanities, Inc. Springfield Indie Soul Festival $3,500
Afro Cultural Arts & Humanities, Inc. Springfield Open Mic & Stage Arts $2,000
Keshawn Dodds Menzuo S.W. Series Comic & Animation $2,000
Native Plant Trust, Inc. Plant Communities of Massachusetts $500
Matt York Songs and Stories - The Highwaymen $500
Sierra Simmons Dr. King Day Celebration 2022 $4,000
Common Wealth Mural Collaborative, Inc. Recreation of 2 Nelson Stevens Murals $3,500
Greg Ellerbe Gallery Nights $1,000
Afri(K)que Limited International Women's Day Celebration $1,500
Art for the Soul Gallery, Inc. Master Visual Artist Joe Sam $3,500
Paul Sticca Live Music Performance for Spfld $800
Kenneth Longstreeth FREE CONCERT BY JEFF GAVIOLI AND HIS BAD NEWS JAZZ AND BLUES ORCHESTRA FEATURING CINDY REED $1,000
Tracey Davis The Art of Tablescaping $2,500
Tyrell Stewart Ins and Outs of the Music Industry $2,000
Regina Tillery-Jenkins PAINTING WITH THE STARS $3,500
Andrew Cade Expo '22 $3,000
Andrew Cade Mason Square Hall of Fame Wall $3,000
David Neill Two music concerts by Fanfare Brass, one with organ $1,000
Benjamin Smith Children In The Playground Musical Theater $3,000
Blues to Green, Inc. 2022 Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival $2,000
Taurean Bethea Springfield Pride Parade $2,000
Brendaliz Cepeda Puerto Rican Cultural Heritage in the Schools $3,000
Valley Arts Mentors Virtual Mentrship Program and Webinar Series $500
Mario Taylor Creative Art in Sports $3,000
Springfield Science Museum Stories of the Night Sky: Celebrating Seymour Planetarium's 85th $2,000
Tarquinn Samuels Behind The Lens: Storytelling For Beginners $1,000
Dorren Rennis MUSIC ENGINEERING 101 $1,000
Leslie R Parks Performances & Exhibits $3,000
Drama Studio, Inc. Improve access and equity to our programs in the post-pandemic eraIntroduce new software to improve fundraising and accessibility $3,000
Art for the Soul Gallery, Inc. The Art of Gordon Parks - Half Past Autumn $3,500
Pioneer Valley Riverfront Club, Inc. 9th Annual Springfield Dragon Boat Festival $2,000
The Brethren Juneteenth Annual Celebration $4,000
Valley Photo Center, Inc. Gordon Parks Exhibition $2,000
Darrius Johnson New Year, Better Us $1,000
Springfield Preservation Trust, Inc. Second Saturday Walking Tours $1,000
Ryan Murray A Solo Exhibit by Ryan Murray $3,000
Kirk Whipple Duo Pianists, Composers & Educators Whipple & Morales in Concert $500
Lisa Goodman "Image is Everything" Fall Boutique Show $1,000
Give Music, Inc. I AM ME KIDS FASHION SHOW $3,000
Caribbean American African Athletic Social Club, Inc. Caribbean Festival $3,000
Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Inc. Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestras' Performance $1,000
Timothy Van Egmond Performance at Hungry Hill Senior Center $400
Shakespeare & Company, Inc. 2022 Fall Festival of Shakespeare $2,000
Ed Cohen James Baldwin’s 98th birthday celebration $3,000
Jacqueline Williams-Hines "The Rise of Gailyn" $1,000
Rich Plasse Name That TV Theme $400
George Owens PaxSax Quartet Concert $378
Springfield Boys and Girls Club, Inc. Fine Arts Carousel Track (F.A.C.T.) $1,500
Brenton Jenkins 2nd Annual Christian Wilkins Youth Football Camp $1,000
Mical Henriquez Red Jasper Community Outreach and Healing Project $1,500
Maurice Lindsay Caribbean Connection $3,000
JELUPA Production, Inc. FOUR KNOW $3,000
Pan-African Historical Museum, United States of America, Inc. Underground Rail Road in the New England Region $1,500
India Anderson Who’s Got Soul $1,000
India Anderson Level up Fashion Showcase $1,000
Double Edge Theatre Productions, Inc. Uplifting the Next Generation $3,000
Vera S Baker Arm in Arm: Artists Against Gun Violence $500
Gregory Drew Art From The Heart $2,500
Gregory Drew Renaissance of Stain Glass $2,000
Tracey Thomas Ageless Creative $2,500
Tracey Thomas The Sights and Sounds of Broadway $2,500
Donald R. Blanton Multi Art Project and Exhibit $3,000
Mario Taylor Adult Tennis Therapy Arts in New England $2,500
InnerVizion Empowerment and Consulting Center Unity In The Community: Empowering The Voice From Within $500
Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Services, Inc. MLK Jr Social Justice Awards $2,000
jaida ortiz Your flow through Youtube editing $500
Shirley J. Whitaker Gallery exhibition:An Artist's refection on African American's life, cuilture and trials $1,500
Shirley J. Whitaker Winfred $2,000
Shirley J. Whitaker Spreading the Ashes:Funeral service for lynched African American $1,500
Dr. Paula Starnes YSET Job Training $1,500
Michael Pastorek Springfield Graffiti Jam: Burn or Get Burnt $2,500
Taylor Mickens Local Original Music Collaborative Concert and Pandemic Album $1,000
Historic Classical, Inc. Homecoming - Celebrating the History of Classical Through The Arts $3,000
Benjamin Smith Take Back The Day Performing and Visual Arts Festival $3,500
Shire Brown Annual Dance Recital $1,500
Enchanted Circle, Inc. Enchanted Circle Theater and Prelude Preschool Partnership $3,000
Zelmon Johnson A Sense of Dignity- My journey through the world of dementia. $1,000
Denise Mari Stewart "Reminiscing" a photo Exhibit capturing tomorrows memories today $1,000
Denise Mari Stewart Exploring your gift, a 4 hour photography workshop for moms $500
Sheldon Smith The Luggage Project $1,000
make it springfield Springfield Make It Saturday / Make It Fair $2,000

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