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Ware Cultural Council

The Mission of the Ware Cultural Council is to encourage, facilitate, support, and promote the arts, plays, music, and interpretive sciences for the enjoyment of Ware citizens of all ages.


Aileen O'Regan and Mary Healey

PO Box 1432
Ware, MA 01082-5432

Application Information

FY24 Allocation


FY24 Local Priorities

The Ware Cultural Council will give funding priority to artists offering programs, plays, performances, and workshops which promote culture, diversity, and inclusion through mutual respect and understanding for the benefit of Ware residents of all ages in the following three disciplines: Arts, Humanities, and Interpretive Sciences.

FY24 Local Guidelines

Please note these important guidelines for funding:
1) The Ware Cultural Council has adopted reimbursement-based grants. The Reimbursement Process will pay the awards to grantees after funds have been expended and all reimbursement forms, receipts, and publicity requirements have been submitted to the council.
2) The event must take place in Ware.
3) A venue for the event must be secured with a local organization, and a letter of support from the venue must accompany the grant application. For information about possible local venues, please contact the council chair.
4) Grant applications will only be considered for events that take place during the 2024 grant cycle year. For an approved award, the date of the event must be held after January 1, 2024.

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

FY24 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
East Quabbin Land Trust, Inc. EQLT Story Walk at the Ware River Rail Trail $1,500
Kirouac, Daniel Concert for Ware Senior Center $275
Neill, David Music concert by the Fanfare Brass Ensemble $900
Proprietors of the Ware Center Meeting House, inc. Summer Concert Series $1,500
The Athol Historical Society, Inc. Uniquely Quabbin magazine $250
The Brookfield Institute, Inc. Shaped by Service Art Show $1,500
Tincknell, Roger L. Elvis to the Everly Brothers $300
Town of Ware Main Street Historic Site Banners $1,238
Ware Family Center/Collaborative for Educational Services Rising Kindergartener event $600
Workshop13, Inc. Workshop13's Community Drum & Dance $1,000
Workshop13, Inc. 6th Annual Northeast Fine Arts Exhibition $600
Workshop13, Inc. The Word - Open Mic Poetry $300
Workshop13, Inc. Cultural Canvas Summer Program | Art, Music & Flavors $600
Workshop13, Inc. Mister G's Multicultural Concert $900
Young Men's Library Association Pop up Art School - Clay Bee Workshop $375

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