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Application Instructions

Festivals Taking Place March 1 - August 30, 2017
Online application available: January 5, 2017 at 10 AM (ET)
Preliminary funding decisions begin: March 1, 2017
Application deadline: March 15, 2017 at 5 PM (ET)
Grants announced: April 2017

Festivals Taking Place September 1, 2017 - February 28, 2018
Online application available: June 2017
Preliminary funding decisions begin: September 1, 2017
Application deadline: September 15, 2017 at 5 PM (ET)
Grants announced: October 2017

Applications to the Festivals Program will be reviewed on a "first-received, first-reviewed" basis. Regional diversity will be taken into consideration as part of the application review process.

To apply:

  1. Read the program guidelines and FAQs.

  2. Listen to an informational webinar and check out the sample application (PDF).

  3. Complete the online application beginning on January 5, 2017 at 10:00am (ET).

Questions? See the FAQs, then contact Lisa Simmons at 617-858-2707.


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