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CAPITAL GRANTS

American Antiquarian Society, Worcester
New conservation lab at the Antiquarian Hall Grant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded American Antiquarian Society $200,000 for the expansion and renovation of Antiquarian Hall and a historic in-house library, and the installation of new electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems.

 

 

ArtsWorcester, Worcester
Printer’s Building in Worcester Grant: $150,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded ArtsWorcester $150,000 to renovate gallery space in the historic Printer's Building that will become the organization’s new home.

 

 

 

Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, Whitinsville
Construction of Blackstone Valley National Heritage Corridor exhibit hall Grant: $100,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor $100,000 to create exhibit space celebrating the industrial heritage of the Blackstone Valley region at the new Visitor's Center under construction in Worcester.

 

 

 

Joy of Music, Worcester
Joy of Music Grant: $174,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Joy of Music $174,000 to replace thermal windows throughout the building, and for the renovation of the front entrance and four rooms to expand teaching, storage and office space.

 

 

 

Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra, Worcester
Tuckerman Hall Grant: $150,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra $150,000 to create a new music library, additional women's restrooms, and to replace the roof of the historic Tuckerman Hall.

 

 

 

 

Oakham Historical Museum, Oakham1860 Town Hearse, Oakham Historical Museum
Grant: $10,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Oakham Historical Museum $10,000 to construct a building which will house large artifacts significant to Oakham town history and host educational, historical presentations.

 

 

 

Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston
Pergola at Tower Hill Botanic Garden Grant: $92,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Tower Hill Botanic Garden $92,000 to support the renovation of the iconic pergola in the Lawn Garden, and to make reparations and accessibility improvements to the hardscape.

 

 

 

Town of Harvard, Harvard
Hapgood Library Grant: $192,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Town of Harvard $192,000 to renovate and make accessibility upgrades to the Hapgood Library, a community arts and cultural center  in Harvard.

 

 

 

Town of Sterling, Sterling
Sterling Town Hall Grant: $100,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Town of Sterling $100,000 to support the renovation of the Great Hall in the 1835 Town Hall, including interior, electrical and roof repairs.

 

 

 

Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester
Glass Blowing Studio at Worcester Center for Crafts Grant: $30,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Worcester Center for Crafts $30,000 for upgraded equipment in the glass blowing studio.

 

 

 

Worcester Center for Performing Arts, Worcester
Hanover Theatre Grant: $97,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Worcester Center for Performing Arts $97,000 for upgraded lighting, energy and security systems, and for exterior door replacements.

 

 

 

Worcester Community Cable Access, Worcester
Worcester Community Cable Access Grant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Worcester Community Cable Access $200,000 for new HVAC systems, and to renovate the façade and entrance of the building.    

 

 

 

Worcester Cultural Coalition, Worcester
Worcester Cultural Coalition Grant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Worcester Cultural Coalition $200,000 to construct a Black Box performance space, and a multi-purpose gallery and workshop area.   

 

 

 

FEASIBILITY & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS

Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg
Grant: $30,000
About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Fitchburg State University $30,000 for renovation and business planning of a recently acquired historical theater in downtown Fitchburg.

 

SYSTEMS REPLACEMENT PLAN GRANTS

Joy of Music, Worcester
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra, Worcester
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

Oakham Historical Museum, Oakham
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

Town of Harvard, Harvard
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

Worcester Community Cable Access, Worcester
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

 

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Greater Boston

CAPITAL GRANTS

 

Artists for Humanity, Boston
Artists for HumanityGrant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Artists for Humanity $200,000 to construct expanded maker studio and event space in the Artists for Humanity EpiCenter.

 

 

 

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston
Tanglewood, Boston Symphony OrchestraGrant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Boston Symphony Orchestra $200,000 to support the construction of a new, four-building complex at Tanglewood, in Lenox, which will provide space for the Fellows of the Tanglewood Music Center and house the Tanglewood Learning Institute, a new audience engagement program.  

 

Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation, Brookline
Coolidge Corner TheatreGrant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation $200,000 to support the addition of a community education and engagement space and two new theaters, a new elevator, renovated restrooms and an expanded lobby and concessions area.

 

 

 

Greater Boston Stage Company, Stoneham
Greater Boston Stage CompanyGrant: $16,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Greater Boston Stage Company $16,000 for renovations and accessibility upgrades to the theatre's main entrance.

 

 

 

Historic New England, Boston
Codman Estate, Historic New EnglandGrant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Historic New England $200,000 to restore the exterior and site infrastructure of the Codman Estate.

 

 

 

Huntington Theatre Company, Boston
Huntington Theatre CompanyGrant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Huntington Theatre Company $200,000 for upgrades to the HVAC, security and safety systems.

 

 

 

John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Boston
John F. Kennedy LibraryGrant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation $200,000 to support completion of the renovation and accessibility upgrades to the John F. Kennedy Library Legacy Gallery.

 

 

 

Lyric Stage Company of Boston, Boston
Lyric Stage Company of BostonGrant: $30,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Lyric Stage Company of Boston $30,000 to replace the band loft, install a backstage shower and sink, add signage and assistive listening devices, repaint the auditorium ceiling, and install mirrors in the rehearsal hall.

 

 

 

New England Aquarium, Boston
New England AquariumGrant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the New England Aquarium $200,000 for the installation of a new HVAC system.

 

 

 

North Bennet Street School, Boston
North Bennet Street SchoolGrant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the North Bennet Street School $200,000 to support roof replacements, and exterior masonry and repairs for the North and South buildings.

 

 

 

Old North Foundation of Boston, Boston
Old North ChurchGrant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Old North Foundation of Boston $200,000 to restore and stabilize masonry in the Old North Church's 300 year old crypt, and bring the space into ADA compliance.

 

 

 

Old South Association in Boston, Boston
Old South Meeting HouseGrant: $177,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Old South Association in Boston $177,000 to insulate the roof and install an ice melt system for improved energy efficiency and to prevent ice dams.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sociedad Latina, Boston
Sociedad LatinaGrant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Sociedad Latina $200,000 to support the renovation of the recently acquired facility into a dynamic youth arts center celebrating Latino Culture.

 

 

 

Suzuki School of Newton, Newton
Suzuki School of NewtonGrant: $100,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Suzuki School of Newton $100,000 to rehabilitate the historic Staples-Craft Wiswall farmstead which will become the school's new home.

 

 

 

Boch Center, Boston
Shubert Theatre, Boch CenterGrant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Boch Center $200,000 for lighting replacement on the Shubert stage, as well as LED marquee replacements and security systems upgrades to both the Shubert and Wang theatres.

 

 

 

The Bostonian Society, Boston
Old State House Museum, The Bostonian SocietyGrant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Bostonian Society $200,000 to restore historic windows, update HVAC and heating systems, and to address structural deterioration in the sub-basement of the Old State House.

 

 

 

The Clubhouse Network, Boston
The Clubhouse NetworkGrant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded The Clubhouse Network $200,000 for the buildout of the new location in Dudley Square.

 

 

 

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Institute of Contemporary ArtGrant: $102,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded The Institute of Contemporary Art $102,000 for chiller, electrical, and lighting repairs.

 

 

 

USS Constitution Museum, Boston
USS Constitution MuseumGrant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the USS Constitution Museum $200,000 to replace six air handlers and a boiler, and to add a solar hot water system.

 

 

 

Vilna Shul, Boston
Vilna ShulGrant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Vilna Shul $200,000 to support renovations and accessibility upgrades to create a welcome center on the first floor of the historic synagogue turned community center.

 

 

 

 

 

WBUR Public Radio, Boston
CitySpace, WBURGrant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded WBUR Public Radio $200,000 to support the creation of CitySpace on the first floor of the studios, which will become a multidisciplinary presentation, discussion and performance venue.

 

 

 

FEASIBILITY & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS

 

Boston Center for the Arts, Boston
Grant: $30,000
Scope of Project:
The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Boston Center for the Arts $30,000 to plan for extensive renovations to the Cyclorama space for rentals.

Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, Boston
Grant: $25,000
Scope of Project:
The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras $25,000 to develop business and financial plans for each of the final three site candidates for new expanded programming space.

Friends of Fenway Studios, Boston
Grant: $13,000
Scope of Project:
The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Friends of Fenway Studios $13,000 to assess converting one of the lower-level studios into a flexible, accessible space for lectures, workshops, and other programming.

New Art Center in Newton, Newton
Grant: $30,000
Scope of Project:
The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the New Art Center in Newton $30,000 to assess options of relocating or renovating the current space with business, fundraising and architectural planning.

Nichols House Museum, Boston
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Nichols House Museum $7,000 for a system replacement plan and assessment of the existing climate control system.

Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, Boston
Grant: $30,000
Scope of Project:
The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway $30,000 for electrical planning to light the Dewey Square mural, other art installations, and provide theatrical lighting for cultural programming.

Spontaneous Celebrations, Boston
Grant: $30,000
Scope of Project:
The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Spontaneous Celebrations $30,000 to plan for the renovation of a former 1860 German social club into a new accessible community arts center.

 

SYSTEMS REPLACEMENT PLAN GRANTS

 

Vilna Shul, Boston
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

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CAPITAL GRANTS

 

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln
DeCordova Sculpture Park and MuseumGrant: $100,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum $100,000 for the replacement of elevators and boilers in the museum.

 

 

 

Regis College Fine Arts Center, Weston
Regis College Fine Arts CenterGrant: $32,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Regis College Fine Arts Center $32,000 for the installation of a new sound system in the Eleanor Welch Casey Theatre.

 

 

 

The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Concord
Open Studios, Umbrella Community Art CenterGrant: $100,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded The Umbrella Community Arts Center $100,000 to renovate and expand classroom and performance space, improve accessibility, replace operating systems.

 

 

FEASIBILITY & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS

 

Discovery Museums, Acton
Grant: $30,000
Scope of Project:
The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Discovery Museums $30,000 to produce a master plan for updating four existing small buildings as well as parking on campus.

 

Massachusetts Horticultural Society, Wellesley
Grant: $30,000
Scope of Project:
The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Massachusetts Horticultural Society $30,000 to plan for the restoration and program expansion of historic gardens and buildings at The Gardens at Elm Bank.

 

Town of Medfield, Medfield
Grant: $30,000
Scope of Project:
The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Town of Medfield $30,000 for the schematic design to renovate two historic buildings and an addition to connect them, to create a multidiscipline performing arts, education, and event space at the former Medfield State Hospital.

 

SYSTEMS REPLACEMENT PLAN GRANTS

 

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

 

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Northeast

CAPITAL GRANTS

 

City of Lowell Department of Planning & Development, Lowell
Lowell Memorial Auditorium Grant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the City of Lowell $200,000 to renovate bathrooms, upgrade mechanical systems, lighting, and other building repairs in the Lowell Memorial Auditorium.

 

 

 

Gloucester Stage Company, Gloucester
The Gorton Theatre, Gloucester Stage Company Grant: $62,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Gloucester Stage Company $62,000 to renovate the theater's restrooms.

 

 

 

Lowell’s Maritime Foundation, Amesbury
Lowell’s Boat Shop Grant: $100,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Lowell’s Maritime Foundation $100,000 for the installation of fire safety systems and to complete the shoring and stabilization of the historic structure.

 

 

 

Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Lowell
Nancy L. Donahue Theatre, Liberty Hall, home of Merrimack Repertory Theatre Grant: $35,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Merrimack Repertory Theatre $35,000 for updated LED lighting and sound technology, reducing the theatre's carbon footprint and enhancing accessibility for hearing-impaired audience members.

 

 

 

RAW Art Works, Lynn
RAW Art Works Grant: $35,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded RAW Art Works $35,000 to support the installation of an elevator, address deferred maintenance, and for basement repairs due to recent flash flooding.

 

 

 

FEASIBILITY & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS

 

Proprietors of the Salem Athenaeum, Salem
Grant: $30,000
Scope of Project:
The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Proprietors of the Salem Athenaeum $30,000 for a feasibility study to assess expansion of program space, as well as environmental and accessibility upgrades.

 

SYSTEMS REPLACEMENT PLAN GRANTS

 

Danvers Historical Society, Danvers
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

Gloucester Stage Company, Gloucester
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

Lowell’s Maritime Foundation, Amesbury
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

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Southeast

CAPITAL GRANTS

 

 

Aquinnah Cultural Center, Aquinnah
Aquinnah Cultural Center Grant: $64,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Aquinnah Cultural Center $64,000 for the restoration of the Vanderhoop Homestead, which serves as a community center and museum dedicated to the Aquinnah Wompanoag cultural heritage.

 

 

 

Artists Association of Nantucket, Nantucket
Cecelia Joyce and Seward Johnson Gallery, Artists Association of Nantucket Grant: $24,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Artists Association of Nantucket $24,000 to replace the chair lift in the Cecelia Joyce and Seward Johnson Gallery.

 

 

 

Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater
Bridgewater State University Art Center Grant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Bridgewater State University $200,000 for the restoration and HVAC upgrades to the BSU Art Center and Wallace Anderson Gallery.

 

 

 

Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association, Provincetown
Pilgrim Monument, Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association Grant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association $200,000 to install a funicular incline elevator to provide safe pedestrian accessibility to the grounds and the historic Pilgrim Monument and museum.

 

 

 

Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, Plymouth
Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences Grant: $100,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences $100,000 for the restoration of native wetland to create an accessible, interpretive nature trail and viewing blind.

 

 

 

Marine Biological Laboratory, Falmouth
Lillie Auditorium, Marine Biological Laboratory Grant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Marine Biological Laboratory $200,000 to renovate infrastructural and audio-visual components in the Lillie Auditorium, which hosts a range of lectures, music performances and other public cultural events.

 

 

 

Nantucket Dreamland Foundation, Nantucket
Nantucket Dreamland Foundation Grant: $174,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Nantucket Dreamland Foundation $174,000 for the installation of a new, flexible seating system in the Studio Theatre, and to create a film screening room.

 

 

 

New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford
New Bedford Whaling Museum Grant: $170,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the New Bedford Whaling Museum $170,000 to construct an urban green space on the museum campus which will facilitate an outdoor gallery and public programming.

 

 

 

Payomet Performing Arts Charitable Trust, Truro
Payomet Performing Arts Center Grant: $100,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Payomet Performing Arts Charitable Trust $100,000 to purchase and install a new Mainstage Facility including decks, risers, outbuildings and a stage.

 

 

 

Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, Truro
Joyce Johnson House, Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill Grant: $100,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill $100,000 to support renovations to the Joyce Johnson House, accessibility improvements to the Edgewood Farm, and site work on the Meetinghouse Road campus.

 

 

 

Truro Historical Society & Museum, Truro
Highland House, Truro Historical Society & Museum Grant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Truro Historical Society & Museum $200,000 for the installation of a climate controlled heating & cooling system in the collection room of artworks & historic documents and an elevator providing ADA access to the second floor exhibition rooms.  

 

 

 

Wellfleet Preservation Hall, Wellfleet
Wellfleet Preservation Hall Grant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Wellfleet Preservation Hall $200,000 to support expanded office, meeting and storage space, as well as landscaping and roof repairs.

 

 

 

Zeiterion Theatre, New Bedford
Zeiterion Theatre Grant: $100,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Zeiterion Theatre $100,000 to return a historically accurate marquee to the façade of the theatre.

 

 

 

FEASIBILITY & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS

Cape Verdean Association in New Bedford, New Bedford
Grant: $30,000
Scope of Project:
The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Cape Verdean Association in New Bedford $30,000  to plan for the restoration of the historic 1909 vaudeville Strand Theater in the gateway to the "International Marketplace" in New Bedford to house the Cape Verdean Cultural Center.

Museum of African American History, Nantucket
Grant: $30,000
Scope of Project:
The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Museum of African American History $30,000 to plan for the restoration of the Boston-Higginbotham House and repurpose of its outbuildings to become a welcome and education center for interpreting Nantucket history.

The Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis
Grant: $15,000
Scope of Project:
The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded The Cape Cod Museum of Art $15,000 to determine scope, fundraising, and maintenance plans for the renovation of the lowerl level where education, gallery, HVAC, and collection storage space is located.

 

SYSTEMS REPLACEMENT PLAN GRANTS

 

Aquinnah Cultural Center, Aquinnah
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association, Provincetown
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, Plymouth
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

Truro Historical Society & Museum, Truro
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

Wellfleet Preservation Hall, Wellfleet
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

 

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Western

CAPITAL GRANTS

 

Chester Theatre Company, Chester
Chester Theatre Company Grant: $44,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Chester Theatre Company $44,000 for renovations and repairs within the main facility that serves as programming, artist housing, and office space.

 

 

 

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Becket
Jacob’s Pillow campus Grant: $60,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival $60,000 for a roof replacement and accessibility updates to several campus facilities, and to complete the upgrade and outfitting of the Doris Duke Theatre.

 

 

 

Northampton Community Arts Trust, Northampton
Northampton Community Arts Trust Grant: $100,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Northampton Community Arts Trust $100,000 for exterior site work including sidewalk and parking renovations, and landscaping to create small gathering spaces and an outdoor event space.

 

 

 

Shakespeare & Company, Lenox
Shakespeare & Company Grant: $100,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Shakespeare & Company $100,000 for improvements to wayfinding signage, parking lot repairs, and energy efficiency.

 

 

 

Springfield Museums, Springfield
Springfield Museums Grant: $200,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Springfield Museums $200,000 for renovations to the bathroom, lighting and carpeting.

 

 

 

Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute, Wellfleet
Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute Grant: $165,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded the Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute $165,000 to replace environmental controls systems for the Manton Research Center's 5 air handling units and to install central heating and dehumidification systems in the Museum Building attic.

 

 

 

The Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge
Center House, Berkshire Botanical Garden Grant: $75,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded The Berkshire Botanical Garden $75,000 to complete the expansion and renovation of the historic Center House building into an energy-efficient, multi-use community center.

 

 

 

The Hitchcock Center, Amherst
Hitchcock Center for the Environment Grant: $75,000

About the Project: The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded The Hitchcock Center $75,000 to create an interactive outdoor classroom space for educational programming to promote greater environmental literacy.

 

 

 

FEASIBILITY & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS

 

Community Access to the Arts, Great Barrington
Grant: $26,000
Scope of Project:
The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Community Access to the Arts $26,000 for a feasibility assessment to define options for expansion and business planning.

 

SYSTEMS REPLACEMENT PLAN GRANTS

 

Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum, Lenox
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

Chester Theatre Company, Chester
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

Northampton Community Arts Trust, Northampton
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

The Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge
Grant: $7,000
Scope of Project:
A 20-year capital needs assessment of the building and its mechanical systems.

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