Wakefield Arts Council
The Wakefield Arts Council supports public programs that promote access, education, diversity, and excellence in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences. The Council works closely with the Massachusetts Cultural Council to provide grant money to support these efforts.
1 Lafayette Street
Wakefield, MA 01880-2327
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FY23 Local Priorities
Thank you to the community members who responded to our survey. Priorities for the artist grant application process were determined from those responses. The Wakefield Arts Council will give priority to:
-Programs that are accessible and serve broad segments of the community of Wakefield
-Programs that promote diversity within the community of Wakefield
-Programs that demonstrate a tenable link to Wakefield artists, culture, and history
-Programs that are innovative
-Programs that represent a variety of mediums and formats
-Programs that reflect the interests of the Wakefield community as determined by the survey
-Only online applications will be accepted
-Applicants must adhere to the LCC Program Guidelines
-Predetermined venues and timelines are highly encouraged
-Grants are reimbursement-based. Applicants awarded funding will submit paperwork, according to the guidelines, for reimbursement
Please keep the council updated on your events, including any photos or Facebook promotion and ?Like? our Facebook page. We would love to feature your event!
FY23 Local Guidelines
Only online applications will be accepted
How Grant Recipients Are Paid
FY23 Funding List
A grant list will be published here after January 17, 2023 and once the Local Cultural Council has finalized their decisions.
Review Complete LCC Program Guidelines