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Cultural Investment Portfolio

Funding List

Fiscal Year 2022: $6,308,600


Organization City/Town Grant
A Far Cry Boston $4,000

To increase the public’s understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of classical music by presenting chamber orchestra concerts.

Berkshire Botanical Garden Stockbridge $4,000

To fulfill the community’s need for information, education and inspiration concerning the art and science of gardening and the preservation of our local environment.

Cotuit Library Barnstable $4,000

To enhance village life by providing a place where community gathers and all individuals achieve personal growth.

Creative Haverhill Haverhill $4,000

To support Haverhill arts and culture, providing experiences and access at the intersection of art, culture, and community and the development of high-quality spaces as platforms for community and cultural expression.

Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts Watertown $4,000

To enrich the lives of diverse audiences and participants by providing exceptional experiences in theatre, visual, and literary arts.

Dream Out Loud Center New Bedford $4,000

To advance the personal and career goals of South Coast residents through innovation, education and mentoring, by using creative writing, graphic design, music, theater and video projects to inspire a healthy individual and a vibrant community.

Easthampton City Arts Easthampton $4,000

To create positive, innovative, and accessible arts programming and cultural events to generate and increase opportunities for artists and the local economy.

GreenRoots Chelsea $4,000

To achieve environmental justice and greater quality of life through collective action, unity, education and youth leadership across neighborhoods and communities.

Grow Native Massachusetts Waltham $4,000

To inspire people to action across the Commonwealth, on behalf of native plants and the diversity of life they support.

Happier Valley Comedy Hadley $4,000

To use the tenets of improvisation as a tool to amplify each person’s authentic voice and creativity in an inclusive, welcoming community inspired and empowered by the diversity of all members.

Hopkinton Center for the Arts Hopkinton $4,000

To engage the greater MetroWest community in the exploration, enjoyment, and support of the arts through multidisciplinary programming.

Immigrant City Archives and Museum Lawrence $4,000

To collect, preserve, share, and animate the history and heritage of Lawrence and its people.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library Foundation Boston $4,000

To inspire public service, civic responsibility, civil rights, scientific discovery, and creative cultural pursuits by preserving and promoting the legacy of President John F. Kennedy.

Kids 4 Harmony Pittsfield $4,000

For students to receive instruction in a supportive environment that fosters confidence, discipline, teamwork, pride, aspiration, and community engagement experiences, defying the stereotypes of who belongs in classical music.

Metalwerx Waltham $4,000

To promote the art of jewelry and metals through exceptional classes, workshops, studio space, outreach programming and events for professional and personal enrichment within a supportive community of artists and learners.

Nantucket Book Foundation Nantucket $4,000

To celebrate and promote the joys and rewards of reading, writing, and literacy.

Nantucket Community Music Center Nantucket $4,000

To enrich the cultural life of Nantucket by fostering and supporting music education and performance opportunities for young people and adults.

Nantucket Dreamland Foundation Nantucket $3,000

To enrich the cultural and intellectual life of Nantucket by providing year-round films, educational programs, and a venue for community activities that engage Nantucket in the evolving world of entertainment and education.

Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket $4,000

To tell the inspiring stories of Nantucket through its collections, programs, and properties.

National Yiddish Book Center Amherst $4,000

To recover, celebrate, and regenerate Yiddish and modern Jewish literature and culture.

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center New Bedford $4,000

To educate the public about the history and culture of New Bedford’s commercial fishing industry and to document that culture and history for future generations.

New Bedford Historical Society New Bedford $4,000

To preserve and celebrate the history and heritage of African Americans, Cape Verdeans, Native Americans, and other people of color in New Bedford,

Now and There Boston $4,000

To deliver thought-provoking, public art projects that advance new definitions of public art, acculturate Boston to the cultural, social and economic benefits of art, and help define Boston’s essential public art identity.

Pao Arts Center Boston $4,000

To bring together community members across generations to reclaim a critical piece of Chinatown history and to create healthy families and vibrant communities.

Payomet Performing Arts Center Truro $4,000

To foster excellence in and access to the Performing Arts by producing exciting live music, circus, theater, dance, and humanities.

Special Needs Arts Programs Lexington $4,000

To provide people with disabilities opportunities that celebrate each person’s unique abilities through the arts.

Springfield Cultural Partnership Springfield $4,000

To bring together artists, institutions and individuals, to create programs that strengthen our community and contribute to Springfield’s economic vitality and cultural enrichment.

Sustainable CAPE Truro $4,000

To celebrate local food while teaching about the health of our bodies, community, and environment.

True Story Arlington $4,000

To build empathy, respect, and understanding across differences in communities through the honoring of true life stories.

Wellfleet Preservation Hall Wellfleet $4,000

To generate year-round opportunities for the community to learn, grow, celebrate and enjoy the Outer Cape, provide experiences for all generations, support economic vitality through the promotion of arts and culture, and protect and preserve the Hall.

Worcester Historical Museum Worcester $4,000

To share the stories of community by collecting, interpreting and preserving the artifacts and documents of the history of the city of Worcester and all its people.

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Organization City/Town Grant
1794 Meetinghouse New Salem $5,000
826 Boston Boston $19,800
Academy Playhouse Orleans $11,000
Acme Theater Productions Maynard $5,000
Actors’ Shakespeare Project Boston $19,800
Agni Review Boston $6,800
All Newton Music School Newton $20,500
American Antiquarian Society Worcester $45,000
American Repertory Theater Cambridge $60,000
Andover Center for History & Culture Andover $8,500
Angkor Dance Troupe Lowell $5,000
Apollinaire Theatre Company Chelsea $9,100
Artists for Humanity Boston $37,300
Arts and Business Council of Greater Boston Boston $12,100
Arts Are Essential Acton $5,000
Arts Extension Service Hadley $9,200
Arts Foundation of Cape Cod Barnstable $14,000
ArtsBoston Boston $23,600
ArtsWorcester Worcester $7,800
Aston Magna Foundation Great Barrington $8,500
Available Potential Enterprises Northampton $5,000
Back Bay Chorale Boston $8,600
Ballet Theatre of Boston Cambridge $28,000
BalletRox Boston $8,000
Barrington Stage Company Pittsfield $40,300
Berkshire Choral International Great Barrington $24,500
Berkshire County Historical Society Pittsfield $6,300
Berkshire Music School Pittsfield $12,100
Berkshire Pulse Great Barrington $10,100
Berkshire Theatre Festival Pittsfield $39,800
Blue Heron Renaissance Choir Newton $10,200
Boch Center Boston $60,000
Boston Ballet Boston $60,000
Boston Baroque Boston $21,100
Boston by Foot Boston $7,500
Boston Camerata Boston $8,000
Boston Center for the Arts Boston $24,700
Boston Chamber Music Society Cambridge $9,800
Boston Children’s Chorus Boston $26,300
Boston City Singers Boston $13,600
Boston Conservatory at Berklee Boston $30,000
Boston Cyberarts Boston $5,000
Boston Dance Alliance Boston $5,700
Boston Early Music Festival Cambridge $28,700
Boston Gay Men’s Chorus Boston $16,500
Boston Jewish Film Newton $15,000
Boston Landmarks Orchestra Boston $19,700
Boston Lyric Opera Company Boston $55,200
Boston Modern Orchestra Project Malden $18,200
Boston Philharmonic Orchestra Boston $31,600
Boston Symphony Orchestra Boston $60,000
Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras Boston $30,700
Brattle Film Foundation Cambridge $17,100
Brookline Arts Center Brookline $11,500
Brookline Music School Brookline $23,600
Cambridge Arts Council Cambridge $23,500
Cambridge Forum Cambridge $5,000
Cambridge Historical Commission Cambridge $13,800
Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center Cambridge $11,100
Cambridge Symphony Orchestra Cambridge $5,000
Cantata Singers Boston $12,600
Cantemus Chamber Chorus Ipswich $5,000
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester $27,500
Cape Ann Symphony Orchestra Ipswich $7,800
Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival Eastham $7,900
Cape Cod Museum of Art Dennis $13,700
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Brewster $19,400
Cape Cod Theatre Company Harwich $13,300
Cape Cod Theatre Project Falmouth $5,200
Cape Cod Writers Center Barnstable $5,000
Cape Symphony Barnstable $38,600
Celebrity Series of Boston Boston $50,200
Center for Ecological Technology Pittsfield $45,900
Center for Independent Documentary Boston $31,800
Central Square Theater Cambridge $23,100
Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston Boston $5,600
Charlestown Working Theater Boston $5,000
Chester Theatre Company Chester $11,800
Chesterwood Museum and Estate Stockbridge $12,800
Children’s Museum of Boston Boston $60,000
Chinese Culture Connection Malden $8,300
Civic Symphony Orchestra of Boston Boston $6,500
Close Encounters with Music Great Barrington $5,500
Coalition for Buzzards Bay New Bedford $38,000
Collage New Music Brookline $5,000
Commonwealth Chorale Newton $5,200
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Boston $20,000
Community Access to the Arts Great Barrington $15,300
Community Adolescent Resource & Education Center Holyoke $23,300
Community Art Center Cambridge $18,100
Community Images Williamstown $10,700
Community Music Center of Boston Boston $28,100
Community Music School of Springfield Springfield $23,300
Company One Boston $13,200
Concord Chamber Music Society Concord $5,000
Concord Museum Concord $25,400
Contact Collaborations Northampton $5,600
Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation Brookline $38,000
Coro Allegro Boston $7,700
Country Dance and Song Society Easthampton $20,800
Dance Complex Cambridge $15,700
Danforth Art Museum at Framingham State Framingham $15,000
Davis Museum and Cultural Center Wellesley $15,000
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Lincoln $40,800
Discovery Museum Acton $27,600
Documentary Educational Resources Watertown $18,600
Dorchester Community Center for the Visual Arts Boston $5,000
Double Edge Theatre Productions Ashfield $15,900
Drama Studio Springfield $9,600
Eagle Eye Institute Somerville $5,000
Earthdance Creative Living Project Plainfield $11,600
EcoTarium Worcester $41,000
Eliot School of Fine and Applied Arts Boston $20,200
Emily Dickinson Museum Amherst $13,700
Emmanuel Music Boston $14,500
Enchanted Circle Theater Holyoke $12,300
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art Amherst $33,300
Essex Art Center Lawrence $11,800
Express Yourself Beverly $13,300
Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown Provincetown $22,800
Firehouse Center for the Arts Newburyport $18,200
Fitchburg Art Museum Fitchburg $19,100
Flying Cloud Institute Great Barrington $10,300
Folk Arts Center of New England Stoneham $9,500
Fort Point Arts Community Boston $6,900
Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery Cambridge $22,300
From the Top Boston $32,400
Fuller Craft Museum Brockton $20,200
Global Arts Live Cambridge $26,300
Golden Tones Wayland $5,000
Golden Tones Natick $5,000

Cultural Investment Portfolio: to practice and provide enriching entertainment for senior citizen facilities, schools, faith communities, and public events.

Gore Place Society Waltham $17,500
Greater Boston Stage Company Stoneham $25,300
Grub Street Boston $31,400
Hancock Shaker Village Pittsfield $26,900
Handel and Haydn Society Boston $43,100
Hanover Theatre Worcester $60,000
Harvard Art Museums Cambridge $15,000
Historic Deerfield Deerfield $51,100
Historic New England Boston $60,000
Historic Newton Newton $7,300
History Project Boston $5,000
Hitchcock Center Amherst $15,500
House of Seven Gables Salem $25,600
Hull Lifesaving Museum Hull $9,900
Huntington Theatre Company Boston $60,000
Indian Hill Music Littleton $35,600
Inquilinos Boricuas en Acci¢n Boston $13,800
Institute for Human Centered Design Boston $24,700
Institute of Contemporary Art Boston $60,000
IS183 Stockbridge $11,800
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston $60,000
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Becket $52,800
Jewish Arts Collaborative Newton $15,500
Joy of Music Program Worcester $16,400
Juniper Initiative for Literary Arts & Action Amherst $10,100
KO Theater Works Belchertown $5,000
La Donna Musicale Arlington $5,000
Lesley University College of Art and Design Cambridge $15,000
Lexington Symphony Lexington $10,900
List Visual Arts Center Cambridge $15,000
Lloyd Center for the Environment Dartmouth $13,500
Longwood Symphony Orchestra Boston $8,100
Longy School of Music of Bard College Cambridge $15,000
Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust Lowell $8,700
Lyric Stage Company of Boston Boston $26,300
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Great Barrington $28,200
Manomet Plymouth $40,300
Maritime Gloucester Gloucester $15,300
Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society Tisbury $5,800
Martha’s Vineyard Film Society Tisbury $17,400
Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse Tisbury $14,000
Massachusetts Audubon Society Lincoln $60,000
Massachusetts Center for the Book Concord $6,900
Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild Mansfield $7,400
Massachusetts Historical Society Boston $46,200
Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts Holyoke $8,600
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art North Adams $60,000
Massachusetts Review Amherst $6,000
MassArt Art Museum Boston $14,400
Masterworks Chorale Weston $5,600
Maud Morgan Arts Cambridge $10,000
Medicine Wheel Productions Boston $11,100
Merrimack Repertory Theatre Lowell $29,000
Metropolitan Chorale Boston $6,100
Metropolitan Wind Symphony Boston $5,000
Mistral Music Andover $5,300
Montserrat College of Art Gallery Beverly $7,700
Mudflat Pottery School Somerville $17,100
Multi-Arts Hadley $5,000
Museum of African American History Boston $25,600
Museum of Fine Arts Boston $60,000
Museum of Science Boston $60,000
Music Worcester Worcester $19,000
Musica Sacra Limited Cambridge $5,000
Musicians of the Old Post Road Wayland $5,100
Narrows Center for the Arts Fall River $21,300
Nashua River Watershed Association Groton $13,600
National Center for Jewish Film Waltham $14,700
Native Plant Trust Framingham $30,900
Nature Connection Concord $7,300
New Art Center in Newton Newton $18,600
New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! New Bedford $10,600
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra Association New Bedford $16,600
New Bedford Whaling Museum New Bedford $37,300
New England Aquarium Corporation Boston $60,000
New England Classical Singers Andover $5,000
New England Conservatory Boston $30,000
New England Historic Genealogical Society Boston $60,000
New England Museum Association Arlington $11,900
New England Philharmonic Boston $5,100
New England Quarterly Boston $5,900
New England Quilt Museum Lowell $9,700
New Philharmonia Orchestra of Massachusetts Newton $7,700
New Repertory Theatre Watertown $22,700
Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge $45,300
North Bennet Street School Boston $46,500
Northampton Academy of Music Northampton $11,700
Northampton Arts Northampton $6,700
Northampton Community Music Center Northampton $13,800
Northeast Document Conservation Center Andover $37,300
Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras Ipswich $6,500
Odaiko New England Arlington $5,000
Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge $60,000
OnStage Newburyport $7,800
Open Door Arts! Boston $13,400
Orion Society Great Barrington $17,000
Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester Worcester $10,200
Passim Cambridge $22,200
Paul Revere Memorial Association Boston $17,900
Peabody Essex Museum Salem $60,000
Performance Project Northampton $5,000
Pioneer Valley Ballet Guild Easthampton $10,100
Pioneer Valley Symphony Greenfield $5,900
Plimoth Patuxet Museums Plymouth $60,000
Ploughshares Boston $12,100
Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra Plymouth $16,300
Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association Deerfield $17,100
Preservation Worcester Worcester $9,300
Primary Source Watertown $18,700
Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra Newton $7,000
Project STEP Boston $13,300
Provincetown Art Association and Museum Provincetown $22,000
Provincetown Arts Press Provincetown $4,200
Provincetown International Film Society Provincetown $15,800
Puppet Showplace Brookline $11,600
Radius Ensemble Concord $5,000
RAW Art Works Lynn $26,400
Rehearsal for Life Boston $20,700
Revels Watertown $21,700
Revolutionary Spaces Boston $38,400
Rivers School Conservatory Weston $15,000
Robert Treat Paine Historical Trust Waltham $5,000
Rockport Music Rockport $37,000
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum New Bedford $10,500
Salamander Boston $5,000
Sarasa Cambridge $5,000
Shakespeare & Company Lenox $40,100
Shelter Music Boston Arlington $6,500
SMARTS Collaborative Attleboro $5,000
Smith College Museum of Art Northampton $15,000
Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program Williamsburg $20,100
Sociedad Latina Boston $21,700
Society of Arts and Crafts Boston $19,300
Somerville Arts Council Somerville $14,000
South Shore Art Center Cohasset $15,000
South Shore Conservatory of Music Hingham $42,600
SpeakEasy Stage Company Boston $23,700
Spectrum Singers Boxborough $5,000
Spinner Publications New Bedford $5,000
Spontaneous Celebrations Boston $7,600
Springfield City Library Springfield $15,000
Springfield Museums Springfield $51,700
Springfield Symphony Orchestra Springfield $25,500
StageSource Boston $7,700
Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute Williamstown $60,000
Suzuki School of Newton Newton $20,900
Symphony by the Sea Beverly $5,000
The Mount: Edith Wharton’s Home Lenox $25,900
Theater Offensive Boston $18,300
Triboro Youth Theatre Attleboro $6,700
Triple Shadow Otis $3,800
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill Truro $16,600
Tsongas Industrial History Center Lowell $15,000
Tunefoolery Music Boston $5,300
UMASS Amherst Asian Arts & Culture Program Amherst $7,600
Umbrella Arts Center Concord $23,000
Urbano Project Boston $8,900
USS Constitution Museum Boston $33,000
Voices Boston Brookline $7,500
Voices Rising Arlington $5,000
WAM Theatre Lenox $8,600
Waterfront Historic Area League of New Bedford New Bedford $13,300
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater Wellfleet $16,400
Westport River Watershed Alliance Westport $11,400
Wheelock Family Theatre Boston $15,000
William Joiner Institute Boston $11,100
Williams College Museum of Art Williamstown $15,000
Williamstown Theatre Festival Williamstown $41,400
Woods Hole Film Festival Falmouth $8,000
Worcester Art Museum Worcester $60,000
Worcester Center for Crafts Worcester $16,300
Worcester Chamber Music Society Worcester $9,100
Worcester County Horticultural Society Boylston $40,400
Worcester County Mechanics Association Worcester $28,700
Writers’ Room of Boston Boston $5,000
Yard Chilmark $18,900
Young at Heart Chorus Northampton $6,400
Young Audiences of Massachusetts Boston $15,300
Zamir Chorale of Boston Newton $8,200
Zeiterion Theatre New Bedford $31,500
Zephyr Press Brookline $5,000
Zoo New England Boston $60,000
Zumix Boston $19,500

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