Stoneham Cultural Council
The mission of the Stoneham Cultural Council, as a member of the Mass Cultural Council, is to promote excellence, education, diversity, and inclusion in the arts, humanities, and sciences to foster a rich cultural life for all Stoneham residents and contribute to the vitality of our community and economy.
The Stoneham Cultural Council receives funding from the Mass Cultural Council which receives funding from the Massachusetts Legislature and the National Endowment for
the Arts, and it distributes these public funds through two channels:
1) Direct grants to individuals and organizations, available through statewide competitive grant processes;
2) Distributions to Local Cultural Councils, which then regrant funds to individuals and organizations in their own communities.
The Local Cultural Council (LCC) is comprised of the Stoneham Cultural Council along with the local councils of all other participating communities. The LCC Program was established in 1982 and was overseen by the Massachusetts Arts Lottery Council until 1990. It then merged with the Massachusetts Council on Arts and Humanities to form the Mass Cultural Council.
LCCs members are appointed by the community’s chief appointing authority. They are responsible for making decisions on how to award the money granted to them by the Mass Cultural Council plus funds raised in other ways that will best serve local cultural needs. There are currently over 300 LCCs in Massachusetts that form the most
extensive system of public support for community cultural programs in the country. Collectively, these councils fund thousands of cultural activities in all 351 cities and towns in the state.
35 Central Street
Stoneham, MA 02180
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FY23 LCC Grant Cycle Details to Come.
FY22 Funding List
|Laura Del Genis
||Stoneham's Heroes 3
||Songs and Stories - The Highwaymen
|The Delvena Theatre Company
||Nun of This and Nun of That!
|Stoneham Historical Society, Inc.
||Stoneham's Dynamic Decades, 1922-2022
|North Suburban Child & Family Resource Network
||Matt Heaton & The Outside Toys Family Concert
||Hip Hop Dance Chair Exercise for Seniors!
||Knock on Wood, acoustic folk-rock duo
|Jeremy Van Cleave
||Project Recording Local
|Davis R. Bates III
||Celtic Celebration & Summer Reading Performances
|Stoneham Y Academy
||Music Classes at the Stoneham Y Academy
||“Swingin’ Sixties- Women Singers find their Voice”
|Anna R. Sobel
||Race Cars Puppet Show
|Sarah M. Guerin
||Ten Footer Shoe Shops - History & Living Traditions
||Cycle of Memory
|Greater Boston Stage Company
||Discounted Tickets for Stoneham Students and Seniors
|Steven M. Hurlbut
||Jumpin' Juba library concert
|Stoneham Community Development Corporation
||Stoneham Reads - building community: one book at a time
|Stoneham Public Library
||Stoneham Volunteers: Ordinary People Achieving Extraordinary Things
||Music & Education Event
||Visual Arts Classes (in conjuction with the Stoneham Senior Center)
|Stoneham Middle School
||Visual Art Education with School Kids Paint
|Robin Hood Elementary School
||Author Visit: Sarah Lynne Reul
|Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham, Inc.
||Indigenous Educational Workshops
Review Complete LCC Program Guidelines