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Cultural Investment Portfolio

Funding List

Fiscal Year 2024 Total: $6,988,800


Organization City/Town Grant
Berkshire Botanical Garden Stockbridge $6,000

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 $6,000

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

Creative Haverhill Haverhill $6,000

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 $6,000

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 $6,000

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 $6,000

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

GreenRoots Chelsea $6,000

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

Happier Valley Comedy Hadley $6,000

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.

Kids 4 Harmony Pittsfield $6,000

to effect social change through music education. Students 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.

Lawrence History Center Lawrence $6,000

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

Metalwerx Waltham $6,000

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 $6,000

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

Nantucket Community Music Center Nantucket $6,000

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 $6,000

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.

National Yiddish Book Center Amherst $6,000

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

Pao Arts Center Boston $6,000

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 $6,000

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

Springfield Cultural Partnership Springfield $6,000

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 $6,000

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

True Story Arlington $6,000

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

Wellfleet Preservation Hall Wellfleet $4,500

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.

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Organization City/Town Grant
1794 Meetinghouse New Salem $6,000
826 Boston Boston $28,500
A Far Cry Boston $17,500
Academy Playhouse Orleans $8,700
Acme Theater Productions Maynard $6,000
Actors’ Shakespeare Project Boston $14,900
Agni Review Boston $8,100
All Newton Music School Newton $23,100
American Antiquarian Society Worcester $50,500
American Repertory Theater Cambridge $60,000
Andover Center for History & Culture Andover $10,200
Angkor Dance Troupe Lowell $8,400
Apollinaire Theatre Company Chelsea $11,000
Artists for Humanity Boston $60,000
Arts and Business Council of Greater Boston Boston $15,500
Arts Extension Service Amherst $12,200
Arts for Learning Massachusetts Boston $15,800
Arts Foundation of Cape Cod Barnstable $12,800
ArtsBoston Boston $20,400
ArtsWorcester Worcester $10,800
Aston Magna Foundation Great Barrington $8,600
Available Potential Enterprises Northampton $7,500
Back Bay Chorale Boston $9,300
BalletRox Boston $14,500
Barrington Stage Company Pittsfield $43,200
Berkshire Art Center Stockbridge $12,600
Berkshire Choral International Great Barrington $20,200
Berkshire County Historical Society Pittsfield $8,500
Berkshire Music School Pittsfield $13,800
Berkshire Pulse Great Barrington $11,800
Berkshire Theatre Group Pittsfield $40,200
Blue Heron Renaissance Choir Newton $12,200
Boch Center Boston $60,000
Boston Ballet Boston $60,000
Boston Baroque Boston $21,600
Boston by Foot Boston $8,300
Boston Camerata Boston $8,600
Boston Center for the Arts Boston $35,600
Boston Chamber Music Society Cambridge $10,500
Boston Children’s Chorus Boston $35,800
Boston Children’s Museum Boston $60,000
Boston City Singers Boston $13,600
Boston Conservatory at Berklee Boston $30,000
Boston Cyberarts Brookline $6,000
Boston Dance Alliance Boston $7,500
Boston Early Music Festival Cambridge $32,600
Boston Gay Men’s Chorus Boston $16,000
Boston Jewish Film Newton $15,600
Boston Landmarks Orchestra Boston $19,600
Boston Lyric Opera Company Boston $52,400
Boston Modern Orchestra Project Malden $20,100
Boston Philharmonic Orchestra Boston $28,000
Boston Symphony Orchestra Boston $60,000
Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras Boston $33,700
Brookline Arts Center Brookline $11,900
Brookline Music School Brookline $25,300
Cambridge Arts Council Cambridge $16,500
Cambridge Forum Cambridge $6,000
Cambridge Historical Commission Cambridge $13,500
Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center Cambridge $16,800
Cambridge Symphony Orchestra Cambridge $6,000
Cantata Singers Boston $13,600
Cantemus Ipswich $6,000
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester $28,800
Cape Ann Symphony Orchestra Ipswich $7,700
Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival Eastham $8,500
Cape Cod Museum of Art Dennis $14,700
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Brewster $19,100
Cape Cod Theatre Company Harwich $13,300
Cape Cod Theatre Project Falmouth $6,300
Cape Cod Writers Center Barnstable $6,000
Cape Symphony Barnstable $35,300
Celebrity Series of Boston Boston $49,300
Center for Ecological Technology Dalton $53,000
Center for Independent Documentary Newton $38,500
Central Square Theater Cambridge $22,500
Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston Boston $6,300
Charlestown Working Theater Boston $4,500
Chester Theatre Company Chester $11,600
Chesterwood Stockbridge $16,000
Chinese Culture Connection Malden $13,300
Civic Symphony Orchestra of Boston Brookline $6,000
Close Encounters with Music Great Barrington $6,900
Coalition for Buzzards Bay New Bedford $46,700
Collage New Music Brookline $6,000
Commonwealth Chorale Newton $6,000
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Boston $20,500
Community Access to the Arts Great Barrington $22,500
Community Adolescent Resource & Education Center Holyoke $38,000
Community Art Center Cambridge $27,400
Community Music Center of Boston Boston $41,100
Community Music School of Springfield Springfield $27,300
Company One Boston $22,200
Concord Chamber Music Society Concord $6,000
Concord Museum Concord $29,700
Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation Brookline $35,900
Coro Allegro Boston $7,200
Country Dance and Song Society Easthampton $21,000
Dance Complex Cambridge $16,200
Danforth Art Museum at Framingham State University Framingham $12,200
Davis Museum and Cultural Center Wellesley $20,000
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Lincoln $34,100
Discovery Museum Acton $31,400
Documentary Educational Resources Watertown $22,900
Dot Art Boston $6,000
Double Edge Theatre Ashfield $19,100
Drama Studio Springfield $10,500
Eagle Eye Institute Peru $8,400
Earthdance Creative Living Project Plainfield $11,500
EcoTarium Worcester $41,000
Eliot School of Fine and Applied Arts Boston $22,100
Emily Dickinson Museum Amherst $19,300
Emmanuel Music Boston $17,700
Enchanted Circle Theater Holyoke $18,700
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art Amherst $36,600
Essex Art Center Lawrence $18,000
Express Yourself Beverly $16,400
Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown Provincetown $25,500
Firehouse Center for the Arts Newburyport $17,400
Fitchburg Art Museum Fitchburg $22,400
Flying Cloud Institute Great Barrington $10,700
Folk Arts Center of New England Stoneham $10,000
Fort Point Arts Community Boston $8,500
Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery Cambridge $19,000
From the Top Boston $29,000
Fuller Craft Museum Brockton $22,100
Global Arts Live Cambridge $23,900
Golden Tones Natick $6,000
Gore Place Society Waltham $21,300
Greater Boston Stage Company Stoneham $22,900
Groton Hill Music Groton $46,600
Grow Native Massachusetts Waltham $9,000
Grub Street Boston $38,200
Hancock Shaker Village Pittsfield $28,200
Handel and Haydn Society Boston $47,900
Hanover Theatre Worcester $54,700
Harvard Art Museums Cambridge $20,000
Historic Deerfield Deerfield $51,600
Historic New England Haverhill $60,000
Historic Newton Newton $11,300
History Project Boston $7,100
Hitchcock Center Amherst $18,000
Hopkinton Center for the Arts Hopkinton $18,700
House of Seven Gables Salem $25,100
Hull Lifesaving Museum Hull $10,000
Huntington Theatre Company Boston $60,000
Images Cinema Williamstown $10,900
Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción Boston $13,200
Institute for Human Centered Design Boston $28,400
Institute of Contemporary Art Boston $60,000
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston $60,000
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Becket $53,300
Jewish Arts Collaborative Newton $20,400
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library Foundation Boston $52,500
José Mateo Ballet Theatre Cambridge $30,500
Joy of Music Program Worcester $18,900
Juniper Initiative for Literary Arts & Action Amherst $11,800
KO Theater Works Belchertown $6,000
La Donna Musicale Boston $8,400
Lesley University College of Art and Design Cambridge $20,000
Lexington Symphony Lexington $11,300
List Visual Arts Center Cambridge $20,000
Lloyd Center for the Environment Dartmouth $15,600
Longwood Symphony Orchestra Newton $8,700
Longy School of Music of Bard College Cambridge $20,000
Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust Lowell $15,200
Lyric Stage Company of Boston Boston $23,800
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Great Barrington $26,400
Manomet Plymouth $43,400
Maritime Gloucester Gloucester $10,500
Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society Tisbury $6,000
Martha’s Vineyard Film Society Tisbury $16,200
Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse Tisbury $13,400
Mass Audubon Lincoln $60,000
Mass Center for the Book Northampton $8,200
Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild Mansfield $6,500
Massachusetts Historical Society Boston $55,800
Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts Holyoke $9,900
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art North Adams $60,000
Massachusetts Review Amherst $7,700
MassArt Art Museum Boston $14,300
Masterworks Chorale Lexington $6,000
Maud Morgan Arts Cambridge $12,100
Merrimack Repertory Theatre Lowell $27,500
Metropolitan Chorale Boston $6,000
MetWinds Boston $6,000
Mistral Music Andover $6,400
Montserrat College of Art Gallery Beverly $8,200
Mudflat Pottery School Somerville $18,500
Multi-Arts Hadley $6,000
Museum of African American History Boston $36,000
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Boston $60,000
Museum of Science Boston $60,000
Music Worcester Worcester $19,100
Musica Sacra Cambridge $6,000
Musicians of the Old Post Road Weston $6,100
Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket $49,200
Narrows Center for the Arts Fall River $20,400
Nashua River Watershed Association Groton $14,600
National Center for Jewish Film Waltham $13,800
Native Plant Trust Framingham $34,400
New Art Center in Newton Newton $19,900
New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! New Bedford $12,400
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center New Bedford $8,900
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra Association New Bedford $20,600
New Bedford Whaling Museum New Bedford $32,600
New England Aquarium Corporation Boston $60,000
New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill Boylston $44,900
New England Classical Singers Andover $6,000
New England Conservatory Boston $30,000
New England Historic Genealogical Society Boston $60,000
New England Museum Association Arlington $13,100
New England Philharmonic Arlington $6,000
New England Quarterly Boston $7,000
New England Quilt Museum Lowell $10,900
New Philharmonia Orchestra of Massachusetts Newton $7,100
New Repertory Theatre Watertown $18,700
Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge $44,000
North Bennet Street School Boston $46,400
Northampton Academy of Music Northampton $14,700
Northampton Arts Council Northampton $8,400
Northampton Community Music Center Northampton $13,900
Northeast Document Conservation Center Andover $40,000
Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras Ipswich $6,600
Now + There Boston $21,000
Odaiko New England Somerville $8,400
Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge $60,000
Open Door Arts! Boston $13,200
Orion Society Great Barrington $20,700
Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester Worcester $12,200
Passim Cambridge $22,200
Paul Revere Memorial Association Boston $19,700
Peabody Essex Museum Salem $60,000
Pioneer Valley Ballet Guild Easthampton $9,400
Pioneer Valley Symphony Greenfield $7,100
Plimoth Patuxet Museums Plymouth $60,000
Ploughshares Boston $16,300
Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra Plymouth $17,800
Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association Deerfield $17,600
Preservation Worcester Worcester $11,100
Primary Source Watertown $18,200
Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston Newton $8,300
Project STEP Boston $21,100
Provincetown Art Association and Museum Provincetown $23,000
Provincetown Arts Press Provincetown $6,600
Provincetown International Film Society Provincetown $15,200
Puppet Showplace Theater Brookline $11,800
Radius Ensemble Concord $6,000
RAW Art Works Lynn $40,900
Rehearsal for Life Boston $20,400
Revels Cambridge $24,200
Revolutionary Spaces Boston $35,300
Rivers School Conservatory Weston $20,000
Rockport Music Rockport $38,200
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum New Bedford $11,200
Salamander Boston $6,000
Sarasa Cambridge $6,000
Shakespeare & Company Lenox $38,600
Shelter Music Boston Arlington $8,700
SMARTS Collaborative Attleboro $6,000
Smith College Museum of Art Northampton $20,000
Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program Williamsburg $21,300
Sociedad Latina Boston $38,500
Society of Arts and Crafts Gloucester $18,700
Somerville Arts Council Somerville $18,400
South Shore Art Center Cohasset $14,100
South Shore Conservatory of Music Hingham $41,800
SpeakEasy Stage Company Boston $17,800
Special Needs Arts Programs Lexington $6,000
Spectrum Singers Watertown $6,000
Spinner Publications New Bedford $6,000
SPOKE Art Boston $20,600
Spontaneous Celebrations Boston $9,100
Springfield City Library Springfield $20,000
Springfield Museums Springfield $54,200
Springfield Symphony Orchestra Springfield $21,000
Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute Williamstown $60,000
Suzuki School of Newton Newton $23,900
Symphony by the Sea Marblehead $6,000
The Brattle Theatre Cambridge $16,800
The Mount: Edith Wharton’s Home Lenox $31,700
The Nature Connection Concord $9,400
The Performance Project Springfield $9,800
The Yard Chilmark $19,300
Theater in the Open Newburyport $9,400
Theater Offensive Boston $28,800
Triboro Youth Theatre Attleboro $6,400
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill Truro $18,800
Tsongas Industrial History Center Lowell $19,700
Tunefoolery Music Boston $7,400
UMASS Amherst Asian Arts & Culture Program Amherst $6,000
Umbrella Arts Center Concord $33,300
Urbano Project Boston $11,600
USS Constitution Museum Boston $32,700
Voices Boston Brookline $7,700
Voices Rising Arlington $6,000
WAM Theatre Lenox $11,600
Waterfront Historic Area League of New Bedford New Bedford $17,600
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater Wellfleet $16,300
Westport River Watershed Alliance Westport $13,400
Wheelock Family Theatre Boston $17,400
William Joiner Institute Boston $7,000
Williams College Museum of Art Williamstown $20,000
Williamstown Theatre Festival Williamstown $38,900
Woods Hole Film Festival Falmouth $9,500
Worcester Art Museum Worcester $60,000
Worcester Center for Crafts Worcester $17,100
Worcester Chamber Music Society Worcester $11,000
Worcester County Mechanics Association Worcester $23,900
Worcester Historical Museum Worcester $23,900
Writers’ Room of Boston Boston $6,000
Young at Heart Chorus Northampton $9,200
Zamir Chorale of Boston Newton $7,700
Zeiterion Theatre New Bedford $22,500
Zephyr Press Brookline $6,000
Zoo New England Boston $60,000
Zumix Boston $22,900

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