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Funding List - Fiscal Year 2019

Funding information for previous fiscal years is available from Mass Cultural Council's Communications Department.

Organization City Grant
1794 Meetinghouse, Inc.New Salem $4,000
Academy PlayhouseOrleans $7,900
Acme Theater Productions, Inc.Maynard $4,000
Actors' Shakespeare Project, Inc.Somerville $17,200
Agni ReviewBoston $4,000
All Newton Music School, Inc.Newton $14,700
American Antiquarian SocietyWorcester $40,100
American Repertory Theater Company, Inc.Cambridge $57,000
Andover Center for History and CultureAndover $4,900
Angkor Dance Troupe, Inc.Lowell $4,000
Apollinaire Theatre CompanyChelsea $4,600
The Art Connection, Inc.Boston $4,600
Artists for Humanity, Inc.Boston $27,100
Arts & Business Council of Gr. BostonBoston $7,600
Arts Are Essential, Inc.Acton $4,000
Arts Extension Institute, Inc.Amherst $5,500
Arts Foundation of Cape CodBarnstable $9,600
ArtsBoston, Inc.Boston $18,500
ArtsWorcester, Inc.Worcester $4,000
Aston Magna Foundation for Music & Hum.Great Barrington $4,800
Available Potential Enterprises, Ltd.Northampton $4,000
Back Bay ChoraleBrookline $4,500
Bakalar and Paine GalleriesBoston $8,900
Ballet Theatre of Boston, Inc.Cambridge $20,700
BalletRox, Inc.Boston $4,000
Barrington Stage Company, Inc.Pittsfield $32,100
Berkshire Choral InternationalSheffield $19,100
The Berkshire Historical Society, Inc.Pittsfield $4,000
The Berkshire Music School, Inc.Pittsfield $7,700
Berkshire Theatre GroupStockbridge $32,000
Blue Heron Renaissance Choir, Inc.Newton $5,700
The Boch CenterBoston $57,000
Boston Ballet, Inc.Boston $57,000
Boston Baroque, Inc.Boston $16,400
The Boston Camerata, Inc.Boston $4,500
Boston Center for the Arts, Inc.Boston $23,800
Boston Chamber Music Society, Inc.Cambridge $5,700
Boston Children's Chorus, Inc.Boston $18,800
Boston Children's MuseumBoston $57,000
Boston City Singers, Inc.Boston $8,400
The Boston Conservatory at BerkleeBoston $25,000
Boston Cyberarts, Inc.Boston $4,000
Boston Dance AllianceBoston $4,000
Boston Early Music Festival & ExhibitionCambridge $21,900
Boston Gay Men's ChorusBoston $11,000
The Boston Jewish Film Festival, Inc.Newton $9,000
Boston Landmarks Orchestra, Inc.Boston $14,400
Boston Lyric Opera Company, Inc.Boston $50,100
Boston Modern Orchestra ProjectMalden $11,500
Boston Musica Viva, Inc.Boston $4,000
Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc.Boston $24,900
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Inc.Boston $57,000
Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, Inc.Boston $22,700
The Bostonian SocietyBoston $17,300
Brattle Film FoundationCambridge $10,400
Brookline Arts Center, Inc.Brookline $6,900
Brookline Music School, Inc.Brookline $17,300
Thornton W. Burgess Society, Inc.Sandwich $8,200
Cambridge Arts CouncilCambridge $17,000
Cambridge Forum, Inc.Cambridge $4,000
Cambridge Historical CommissionCambridge $9,000
Cambridge Multicultural Arts CenterCambridge $7,100
The Cantata Singers, Inc.Boston $7,800
Cantemus Chamber Chorus, Inc.Hamilton $4,000
Cape Ann MuseumGloucester $18,800
Cape Ann Symphony Orchestra, Inc.Gloucester $4,200
Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival, Inc.Eastham $4,300
The Cape Cod Museum of Art, Inc.Dennis $9,300
Cape Cod Museum of Natural HistoryBrewster $11,000
Cape Cod Symphony and ConservatoryBarnstable $31,100
Cape Cod Theatre CompanyHarwich $8,700
The Cape Cod Theatre Project, Inc.Falmouth $4,000
Cape Cod Writers Center, Inc.Barnstable $4,000
The Care CenterHolyoke $16,300
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book ArtAmherst $26,500
Celebrity Series of Boston, Inc.Boston $43,200
Center for EcoTechnology, Inc.Pittsfield $43,300
The Center for Independent DocumentaryBoston $26,400
Central Square Theater, Inc.Cambridge $17,600
Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston, Inc.Boston $4,000
Charlestown Working Theater, Inc.Boston $3,600
Chester Theatre Company, Inc.Chester $6,900
Chesterwood Museum and EstateStockbridge $8,400
Chinese Culture Connection, Inc.Malden $4,400
City Stage Co., Inc.Boston $4,000
Civic Symphony Orchestra of BostonBoston $4,000
Sterling & Francine Clark Art InstituteWilliamstown $57,000
Close Encounters with Music, Inc.Great Barrington $4,000
Collage New MusicBrookline $4,000
Commonwealth ChoraleNewton $4,000
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Inc.Wellesley $12,800
Community Access to the Arts, Inc.Great Barrington $8,800
Community Music Center of Boston, Inc.Boston $23,300
Community Music School of SpringfieldSpringfield $16,300
Company One, Inc.Boston $8,800
Concord Chamber Music Society, Inc.Concord $4,000
Concord MuseumConcord $18,700
Contact Collaborations, Inc.Northampton $4,000
Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation, Inc.Brookline $28,800
Coro Allegro, Inc.Boston $4,000
Country Dance & Song Society, Inc.Easthampton $15,900
The Dance Complex, Inc.Cambridge $9,100
Danforth Museum of ArtFramingham $11,400
Davis Museum and Cultural CenterWellesley $11,400
DeCordova Sculpture Park and MuseumLincoln $37,000
The Emily Dickinson MuseumAmherst $9,200
Discovery Museums, Inc.Acton $16,300
Documentary Educational Resources, Inc.Watertown $12,100
Dorchester Community Ctr. for Visual ArtBoston $4,000
Double Edge Theatre Productions, Inc.Ashfield $9,400
Drama Studio, Inc.Springfield $5,700
Eagle Eye Institute, Inc.Somerville $4,000
Earthdance Creative Living Project, Inc.Plainfield $7,400
EcoTariumWorcester $32,500
The Eliot School of Fine & Applied ArtsBoston $13,100
Emmanuel Music, Inc.Boston $9,600
Enchanted Circle TheaterHolyoke $7,300
Essex Art Center, Inc.Lawrence $7,700
Express Yourself, Inc.Beverly $8,600
Fine Arts Work Center in ProvincetownProvincetown $16,300
The Firehouse Center for the ArtsNewburyport $9,500
Fitchburg Art Museum, Inc.Fitchburg $15,100
Flying Cloud Institute, Inc.Great Barrington $6,400
Folk Arts Center of New England, Inc.Stoneham $6,000
Fort Point Arts Community, Inc.Boston $5,300
From The Top, Inc.Boston $28,500
Fuller Craft MuseumBrockton $13,800
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Inc.Boston $57,000
Gloucester Maritime Heritage CenterGloucester $10,700
Golden Tones, Inc.Wayland $4,000
Gore Place Society, Inc.Waltham $9,500
Greater Boston Stage CompanyStoneham $19,400
Grub Street, Inc.Boston $18,400
Hancock Shaker Village, Inc.Pittsfield $18,400
Handel and Haydn SocietyBoston $36,200
The Hanover TheatreWorcester $51,600
Harvard Art MuseumsCambridge $11,400
Historic Deerfield, Inc.Deerfield $39,900
Historic New EnglandBoston $57,000
The History Project, Inc.Boston $4,000
The Hitchcock Center, Inc.Amherst $8,800
The House of the Seven GablesSalem $18,100
Hull Lifesaving Museum, Inc.Hull $7,800
Huntington Theatre Company, Inc.Boston $57,000
Images CinemaWilliamstown $6,200
Indian Hill Music, Inc.Littleton $27,600
Inquilinos Boricuas en AcciónBoston $9,800
Institute for Human Centered DesignBoston $19,200
The Institute of Contemporary ArtBoston $57,000
IS183 Art SchoolWest Stockbridge $8,300
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Inc.Becket $42,000
Jewish Arts CollaborativeNewton $10,600
William Joiner CenterBoston $8,300
Joy of Music Program, Inc.Worcester $11,000
Juniper Initiative for Literary ArtsAmherst $5,700
KO Theater Works, Inc.Belchertown $4,000
La Donna Musicale, Inc.Arlington $4,000
Lesley Univ. College of Art and DesignCambridge $11,400
Lexington Symphony, Inc.Lexington $6,800
List Visual Arts CenterCambridge $11,400
Lloyd Center for the Environment, Inc.Dartmouth $9,400
Longwood Symphony Orchestra, Inc.Boston $4,600
Longy School of Music of Bard CollegeCambridge $11,400
Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust, Inc.Lowell $4,900
Lyric Stage Company of Boston, Inc.Boston $19,200
The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Inc.Great Barrington $20,300
Manomet, Inc.Plymouth $34,700
Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music SocietyTisbury $3,600
Martha's Vineyard Film Society, Inc.Tisbury $11,100
Martha's Vineyard PlayhouseTisbury $9,800
Massachusetts Audubon Society, Inc.Lincoln $57,000
Massachusetts Center for the Book, Inc.Concord $4,000
Massachusetts Educational Theater GuildMashpee $4,000
Massachusetts Historical SocietyBoston $39,500
Massachusetts Intl. Festival of the ArtsHolyoke $5,000
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary ArtNorth Adams $51,300
The Massachusetts ReviewAmherst $4,000
Masterworks Chorale, Inc.Weston $4,000
Medicine Wheel Productions, Inc.Boston $7,000
Merrimack Repertory TheatreLowell $21,800
Metropolitan Chorale of BrooklineBrookline $4,000
Metropolitan Wind Symphony, Inc.Boston $4,000
Mistral Music, Inc.Andover $4,000
Montserrat College of Art GalleryBeverly $4,500
Maud Morgan ArtsCambridge $5,800
The Mount: Edith Wharton's HomeLenox $18,400
The Friends of Mount Auburn CemeteryCambridge $16,500
Mudflat Pottery School, Inc.Somerville $11,400
Multi-Arts, Inc.Hadley $4,000
Museum of African American HistoryBoston $16,300
Museum of Fine Arts, BostonBoston $57,000
Museum of ScienceBoston $57,000
Music at Eden's Edge, Inc.Essex $4,000
Music Worcester, Inc.Worcester $11,200
Musica SacraCambridge $4,000
Musicians of the Old Post Road, Inc.Waltham $4,000
Narrows Center for the Arts, Inc.Fall River $13,600
Nashua River Watershed AssociationGroton $8,800
National Center for Jewish Film, Inc.Waltham $9,600
The Nature Connection, Inc.Concord $4,000
New Art Center in NewtonNewton $13,300
New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!New Bedford $6,400
New Bedford Whaling MuseumNew Bedford $33,400
New England AquariumBoston $57,000
New England Classical Singers, Inc.Andover $4,000
New England ConservatoryBoston $25,000
New England Historic Genealogical Soc.Boston $55,100
New England Museum Association, Inc.Arlington $8,300
New England Philharmonic, Inc.Arlington $4,000
The New England Quarterly, Inc.Boston $4,000
New England Quilt MuseumLowell $5,400
New England Wild Flower Society, Inc.Framingham $23,100
New Philharmonia Orchestra of MA, Inc.Newton $4,300
The New Repertory Theatre, Inc.Watertown $16,800
Newton Historical Society, Inc.Newton $5,600
North Bennet Street SchoolBoston $40,400
Northampton Academy of Music, Inc.Northampton $7,700
Northampton Arts CouncilNorthampton $4,000
Northampton Community Music Center, Inc.Northampton $9,100
Northeast Document Conservation CenterAndover $30,000
Odaiko New England, Inc.Woburn $4,000
Old South Association in BostonBoston $13,300
Old Sturbridge VillageSturbridge $57,000
On Stage, Inc.Newburyport $4,000
The Orion SocietyGreat Barrington $12,800
Pakachoag Music SchoolAuburn $6,000
PassimCambridge $15,900
Peabody Essex Museum, Inc.Salem $57,000
The Performance Project, Inc.Northampton $4,000
Pioneer Valley Ballet Guild, Inc.Easthampton $6,600
Pioneer Valley Symphony, Inc.Greenfield $4,000
Plimoth Plantation, Inc.Plymouth $54,900
PloughsharesBoston $7,500
Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc.Plymouth $10,400
Pocumtuck Valley Memorial AssociationDeerfield $12,600
Preservation Worcester, Inc.Worcester $6,600
Primary Source, Inc.Watertown $15,500
Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of BostonNewton $4,300
Project STEP, Inc.Boston $8,700
Prometheus Dance, Inc.Framingham $4,000
Provincetown Art Association and MuseumProvincetown $15,900
Provincetown Arts Press, Inc.Provincetown $4,000
Provincetown Film Society, Inc.Provincetown $10,000
Puppet Showplace, Inc.Brookline $7,200
Radius Ensemble, Inc.Concord $4,000
RAW Art Works, Inc.Lynn $19,900
Rehearsal for Life, Inc.Boston $14,300
Revels, Inc.Watertown $15,600
Paul Revere Memorial AssociationBoston $11,400
The Rivers School ConservatoryWeston $11,400
Rockport MusicRockport $30,800
The Norman Rockwell MuseumStockbridge $37,300
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden MuseumNew Bedford $6,500
Salamander, Inc.Boston $4,000
Sarasa, Inc.Cambridge $4,000
Shakespeare & Company, Inc.Lenox $33,700
Shelter Music BostonArlington $4,000
SMARTS CollaborativeAttleboro $4,000
Smith College Museum of ArtNorthampton $11,400
Snow Farm: The New England Craft ProgramWilliamsburg $13,700
Sociedad Latina, Inc.Boston $17,600
The Society of Arts and CraftsBoston $12,100
Somerville Arts CouncilSomerville $8,500
South Shore Art Center, Inc.Cohasset $10,400
South Shore ConservatoryHingham $34,800
SpeakEasy Stage CompanyBoston $17,200
The Spectrum Singers, Inc. Cambridge $4,000
Spinner Publications, Inc.New Bedford $4,000
Spontaneous Celebrations, Inc.Boston $4,700
Springfield City LibrarySpringfield $11,400
Springfield MuseumsSpringfield $46,100
Springfield Symphony OrchestraSpringfield $18,000
StageSource, Inc.Boston $4,600
Suzuki School of Newton, Inc.Newton $13,600
Symphony by the SeaBeverly $4,000
The Theater OffensiveBoston $13,000
Tower Hill Botanic GardenBoylston $33,300
Triboro Youth Theatre, Inc.Attleboro $4,000
Triple Shadow, Inc. Otis$4,000
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle HillTruro $10,300
Tsongas Industrial History CenterLowell $11,100
Tunefoolery Music, Inc.Boston $4,000
UMASS Amherst Asian Arts & Culture Prog.Amherst $5,300
The Umbrella Community Arts CenterConcord $17,600
Urbano Project, Inc.Boston $6,300
USS Constitution Museum, Inc.Boston $28,100
Voices BostonBrookline $4,200
Voices Rising, Inc.Arlington $4,000
VSA Massachusetts, Inc.Boston $8,600
WAM Theatre, Inc.Lee $4,000
Waterfront Historic Area LeagueNew Bedford $5,000
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, Inc.Wellfleet $14,500
Westport River Watershed Alliance, Inc.Westport $7,500
Wheelock Family TheatreBoston $11,400
Williams College Museum of ArtWilliamstown $11,400
Williamstown Theatre FestivalWilliamstown $32,400
Woods Hole Film Festival, Inc.Falmouth $4,000
Worcester Art MuseumWorcester $57,000
Worcester Center for Crafts, Inc.Worcester $11,100
Worcester Chamber Music Society, Inc.Worcester $5,000
Worcester County Mechanics AssociationWorcester $21,500
World Music, Inc.Cambridge $19,700
The Writers' Room of Boston, Inc.Boston $4,000
The Yard, Inc.Chilmark $12,200
Young at Heart Chorus, Inc.Northampton $4,100
Young Audiences of Massachusetts, Inc.Boston $10,100
Zamir Chorale of Boston, Inc.Newton $4,300
Zeiterion Theatre, Inc.New Bedford $24,600
Zephyr PressBrookline $4,000
Zoo New EnglandBoston $57,000
Zumix, Inc.Boston $14,000
Portfolio Total: $4,736,900
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Organization City
826 Boston, Inc.Boston $3,000
A Far Cry, Inc.Boston $3,000
Assabet Valley Mastersingers, Inc.Boylston $3,000
Berkshire Film and Media CollaborativePittsfield $3,000
Berkshire Playwrights Lab, Inc.Great Barrington $3,000
Berkshire Pulse, Inc.Great Barrington $3,000
Boston Book Festival, Inc.Cambridge $3,000
BSA FoundationBoston $3,000
Buttonwood Park ZooNew Bedford $3,000
Buzzards Bay Coalition, Inc.New Bedford $3,000
Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, Inc.Cambridge $3,000
Community Art Center, Inc.Cambridge $3,000
The Concord ChorusConcord $3,000
Design Museum Boston, Inc.Boston $3,000
The Falmouth Chorale, Inc.Falmouth $3,000
Grow Native Massachusetts, Inc.Waltham $3,000
Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, Inc.Sandwich $3,000
Hopkinton Center for the ArtsHopkinton $3,000
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Inc.Boston $3,000
Nantucket Historical AssociationNantucket $3,000
New Bedford Fishing Heritage CenterNew Bedford $3,000
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra Assn.New Bedford $3,000
Newburyport Choral Society, Inc.Newburyport $3,000
Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras Manchester-by-the- Sea $3,000
Now and There, Inc.Boston $3,000
OrigiNation Cultural Arts CenterBoston $3,000
Special Needs Arts Programs, Inc.Lexington $3,000
Transformative Culture Project, Inc.Boston $3,000
Worcester Historical MuseumWorcester $3,000
Gateway Total: $87,000
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20 Summers, Inc., Provincetown
Grant: $2,500
To Support a Conversation Series in the Hawthorne Barn: to provide a five part conversation Series taking place within the historic Hawthorne Barn in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Acre Family Day Care, Lowell
Grant: $2,500
Pre-K STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math): to produce the 5th Annual STEAM fair to Pre-K students and families.
AHA! New Bedford, New Bedford
Grant: $2,500
Kids Rule: to support programming by and for youth as part of July AHA! Night, which is themed "Kids Rule."
Albany Berkshire Ballet, Pittsfield
Grant: $2,500
Rockwell in Our Time: to support "Rockwell In Our Times," a new work by Mary Giannone Talmi based on Norman Rockwell's iconic paintings "The Four Freedoms."
Amherst Cinema Arts Center, Inc., Amherst
Grant: $2,500
See-Hear-Feel-Film: to produce "See-Hear-Feel-Film" (SHFF) with third graders how to feed their imaginations, develop their writing skills, and help them become active and thoughtful viewers.
ANIKAYA/Akhra, Inc., Somerville
Grant: $2,500
The Listen Project: for a series of workshops to develop an ensemble of Deaf performers to create and perform site-responsive works in public spaces.
Arlington Public Art, Arlington
Grant: $2,500
PATHWAYS: Art on the Minuteman Bikeway: to support the production of site-specific art installation and related community engagement activities along the Minuteman Bikeway.
Ashmont Hill Chamber Music, Inc., Boston
Grant: $2,500
Residency with Bass-baritone Dashon Burton: for a residency with bass-baritone Dashon Burton, including a recital, a workshop with Boston City Singers, and vocal coaching for the Ashmont Boys Choir.
Asian American Resource Workshop, Boston
Grant: $2,500
Boston Asian American Film Festival: for the Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF).
BAMS Fest, Inc., Boston
Grant: $2,500
Boston Art & Music Soul Festival: for a music festival that celebrates Franklin Park--Playstead as ground zero for black arts, entertainment, and community convening.
Belmont World Film, Inc., Sudbury
Grant: $2,500
Belmont World Film 17th Annual Family Festival: to support a 4-day film festival for children age 3-12, featuring narrative and documentary films based mostly on children's books, a live version of WBUR's international children's fable podcast "Circle Round," and film making workshops."
Berkshire Children's Chorus, Sheffield
Grant: $2,500
Music of the British Isles: for a series of concerts featuring the Berkshire Children's Chorus and a number of local musicians performing music of the British Isles.
Berkshire Cultural Resource Center, North Adams
Grant: $2,500
DownStreet Art: for a gallery walk and a street party during four monthly events known as "DownStreet Art Thursdays" that celebrate the artistic vibrancy and community spirit of North Adams.
Berkshire South Community Center, Great Barrington
Grant: $2,500
Berkshire Ukulele Band and Berkshire Sings: for free ukulele group lessons, singing exercises, and lessons.
Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Boston
Grant: $2,500
Inside Chinatown: to produce an exhibition focusing on the voices of local Chinatown laborers, often invisible to those who frequent the neighborhood, by documenting & sharing their experiences through storytelling and photography workshops.
Boston Shakespeare Project, Inc., Boston
Grant: $2,500
Shakespeare in Motion After-School Program: for an after-school theatre arts program where students learn the essentials of acting, directing, and explore Shakespeare's enduring characters and themes through the lens of their own experience.
Brown Box Theatre Project, Inc., Boston
Grant: $2,500
World Premiere tour of Mox Nox by Patrick Gabridge: for a new work by local playwright Pat Gabridge, including workshops centered around script development, technical elements, and creative choices.
CACHE in Medford, Inc., Medford
Grant: $2,500
Mystic River Celebration: for an arts festival along the Mystic River.
Cambodian Mutual Assistance Assn., Lowell
Grant: $2,500
Cambodian Cultural After School Program (CCASP): for a program for youth ages 7-14 that combines homework help with lessons in traditional Khmer music and dance performance.
Cambridge Center for Adult Education, Cambridge
Grant: $2,500
Blacksmith House Poetry Series: to support the Blacksmith House Poetry Series (BHPS), a series of readings that bring together an audience of celebrated local writers, students, and readers who are curious and enthusiastic about contemporary poetry.
Cambridge Community Television, Cambridge
Grant: $2,500
The Art of the Everyday: 24 Hours in Cambridge: for a community video montage of 24 hours in Cambridge, exposing participants and viewers to the lifestyles of people who live, work, play, and go to school in Cambridge.
Canal District Alliance, Worcester
Grant: $2,500
Worcester's Blackstone Canal Horse and Wagon Tours: to support 16 youth from South High Community School to research, write, deliver, and lead public tours of The Canal District on wagons pulled by Belgian draft horses.
The Cantilena Chamber Choir, Lenox
Grant: $2,500
Martin Luther King Concert Celebration 2019: for a Martin Luther King Psalms and Spirituals sing at Trinity Church in Lenox, including guest performers Baltimore's inner city Urban Choral Arts Society, a mixed youth and adult choir.
Cappella Clausura, Inc., Newton
Grant: $2,500
Fanny Hensel: 3 Cantatas: for a concert featuring Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel's three cantatas for chorus, soloists, and orchestras.
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Assn., Boston
Grant: $2,500
Cultural performances in Chinatown: to provide performances at the Chinatown Gate on the Greenway and at the August Moon Festival during July and August.
Community Service Care, Inc., Boston
Grant: $2,500
Families Creating Together Fall Family Arts Learning Cycle: to provide free/low-cost inclusive community-based art workshops, field trips, art training & materials for children with disabilities and their parents.
Convergence Ensemble, Inc., Boston
Grant: $2,500
American Voice in Poetry and Song: for a concert hosted by American Voice in Poetry and Song, a chamber music/spoken word program weaving together songs and poetry from the Harlem Renaissance, the Transcendentalist movement, and present day works, showcased in Dorchester, MA.
Cooperative Productions, Inc., Dighton
Grant: $2,500
CO-OP Music & Arts Performance: to empower those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including brain injuries, through performance arts.
Da Camara Singers, Amherst
Grant: $2,500
Young Composers Commission Project: to produce two public concerts and commission works created by young composers with choir accompaniment, in Pioneer Valley venues.
DÜNYA, Inc., Belmont
Grant: $2,500
Othello in the Seraglio: screenings of a "coffeehouse opera": to conduct screenings and discussions for the film adaptation of Dünya's coffeehouse opera "Othello in the Seraglio," a unique Middle Eastern version of the Othello tale.
Easthampton City Arts +, Easthampton
Grant: $2,500
Youth Arts Initiative: to produce an 8 week intergenerational art piece that brings teenagers and senior citizens together to create art, share stories, learn history, make connections, and build bridges within the community of Easthampton, MA.
Emerson College Art Gallery, Boston
Grant: $2,500
Afro-Tech and the Future of Re-Invention: to produce "Afro-Tech and the Future of Re-Invention," an exhibition featuring visual artists of the African diaspora.
Framingham Downtown Renaissance, Inc., Framingham
Grant: $2,500
Now & Then Portraits Utility Box Project: to produce public art wraps on five utility boxes in the central business district core of downtown Framingham to be featured as part of the Cultural and Creative Placemaking Tour.
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell, Lowell
Grant: $2,500
The Lowell We Live In: to produce The Lowell We Live In, a series of hands-on activities exploring the cultural, social, economic, and political composition of Lowell.
Girls Incorporated of Worcester, Worcester
Grant: $2,500
Girls Inc. of Worcester Fine Arts Enhancement Series: to produce Girls Inc.’s after school, violence prevention, expressive arts program with a fine-arts series.
Girls Rock Campaign Boston, Boston
Grant: $2,500
Girls Rock Campaign Boston (GRCB) Summer Sessions: for music instruction for girls ages 8–17 where participants receive technical instrument instruction, form bands and write an original song, then perform at a public showcase at a Boston venue.
Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation, Gloucester
Grant: $2,500
Music on Meetinghouse Green: for an outdoor music festival that features popular musical performers and local food vendors.
Gloucester Writers Center, Inc., Gloucester
Grant: $2,500
Writing in Place: Dogtown Writers Festival: to support the Dogtown Writers Festival.
GreenRoots, Inc., Chelsea
Grant: $2,500
Reclaiming Chelsea's Waterways by Kayak and Canoe: to produce up to 5 canoeing/kayaking adventures, launching from different points surrounding Chelsea and East Boston, to allow residents to become more knowledgeable about their surrounding rivers.
HONK!, Cambridge
Grant: $2,500
Elm Street Art Action: for a new participatory art-making area for the HONK! Festival of Activist Street Bands.
Housing Families, Inc., Malden
Grant: $2,500
GREAT Youth and Families Program (GYFP): to provide art- and play-therapy for children, youth, and parents who have experienced homelessness or housing insecurity.
Juventas New Music Ensemble, Wellesley
Grant: $2,500
The Boston New Music Festival: for the Boston New Music Festival.
Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, Boston
Grant: $2,500
Youth Adventure Days: to support Youth Adventure Day, free four-hour field trips to exhibits at The Greenway for groups of school-aged children from Boys & Girls Clubs and other youth-serving organizations located in predominantly low-income Boston neighborhoods.
Lexington Chamber Music Center, Inc., Lexington
Grant: $2,500
Lexington Chamber Music Center Outreach Concert Series: to support a series of concerts for senior citizens and patients in retirement facilities and hospitals, bringing the joy of classical music by young student musicians to underserved communities.
Liars & Believers, Cambridge
Grant: $2,500
A Story Beyond: to produce an original musical fable and present workshops in underserved Greater Boston communities.
Lowell Kinetic Sculpture Race, Lowell
Grant: $2,500
The Lowell Kinetic Sculpture Race: to produce human powered art sculptures, celebrating the intersection of art, science, engineering, math and technology.
Lowell Telecommunications Corporation, Lowell
Grant: $2,500
Video Storytelling for Teens: to support a program that teaches low income teens media arts skills by creating documentary-style videos for broadcast on LTC channels in Lowell.
LuminArtz, Essex
Grant: $2,500
ILLUMINUS Festival: for a festival that brings together artists, light techs, and the community to light up downtown Boston.
MA Center for Native American Awareness, Danvers
Grant: $2,500
MCNAA: Celebrating 30 Years: for a special two-day intertribal Pow-wow in Haverhill, Massachusetts to Celebrate 30 Years of Native American artistry through dance, music, and art.
The Marble Collection, Inc., Lakeville
Grant: $2,500
Mentoring for Publication Workshop: for a six-week workshop pairing Massachusetts teen artists and writers with college student mentors to guide their work towards publication.
The Master Singers, Inc., Lexington
Grant: $2,500
50th Anniversary: Lexington’s Choral Arts Concert: for a concert celebrating choral music in Lexington with a new work from a local composer for chorus, and orchestra.
Medford Arts Center, Inc., Medford
Grant: $2,500
Medford Arts Resource Vehicle (MARV) Trash to Treasures Program: for "Trash to Treasures," an artist facilitated art program delivered via a mobile art center named MARV that includes making clothing, jewelry, sculpture, and musical instruments.
The Mosesian Center for the Arts, Watertown
Grant: $2,500
Perceptions of Self: for an art exhibit that combines "selfies" and traditional self-portraits to address equity, diversity, and inclusion in the community and the broader Boston region.
musiConnects, Boston
Grant: $2,500
Family, Fiddle, Food, Fest!: for guest musicians to teach students string instruments, French Canadian fiddle tunes, and the Cajun music of Louisiana followed by a public performance.
Mystic Learning Center, Inc., Somerville
Grant: $2,500
Somerville Youth Arts Festival presented by BOH: for a Somerville Youth Arts Festival hosted by Books of Hope.
Nantucket Dreamland Foundation, Nantucket
Grant: $2,500
The Dreamland Stage Company's production of "The Diary of Anne Frank.
New Bedford Dept. of Parks & Recreation, New Bedford
Grant: $2,500
Music on West Beach: to support free programming to celebrate the many styles of Jamaican, Cape Verdean, Portuguese, and local music, in New Bedford's South End.
New Bedford Historical Society, Inc., New Bedford
Grant: $2,500
Abolition Row Project: to support the Abolition Row Project, which brings together researchers, writers, and artists to highlight the 19th century antislavery abolitionists who lived in the Seventh Street neighborhood.
New England Brass Band, Groton
Grant: $2,500
Cosmic Classics: Coalescing Musical Communities: to create a new arrangement of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 for choir, organ, and brass band.
The Nolumbeka Project, Inc., Greenfield
Grant: $2,500
Pocumtuck Homelands Festival: for a festival celebrating Native American art, music, and culture that blends aspects of traditional powwows and indigenous vendors and performers with educational programs such as archaeologists, authors, and history lessons.
North Shore Community Dev. Coalition, Salem
Grant: $2,500
Beyond the Museum: Lecture and Workshop Series: for a lecture and workshop series to support educational programming for the Punto Urban Art Museum.
Novi Cantori, Longmeadow
Grant: $2,500
Music that Restores: A choral composers' forum hosted by Novi Cantori: to rehearse, edit, and perform new compositions.
Old Colony Historical Society, Taunton
Grant: $2,500
Liberty and Union Fall Festival: for a family-friendly festival in historic Downtown Taunton to celebrate the first recorded raising of the City’s flag.
On with Living and Learning, Inc., Boston
Grant: $2,500
Unheard: Listen Up!: for self-advocacy workshops and research for women to build a multimedia production and integrate a curated exhibit of 80 portraits by an incarcerated women artist.
Palante Theater Company, Holyoke
Grant: $2,500
Dancing in My Cockroach Killers": to produce "Dancing in my Cockroach Killers" by Pregones Theater/Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre for performances presented by the Palante Theatre Company.
Palaver Strings, Inc., Brookline
Grant: $2,500
Lifesongs Project: to support Palaver Strings, Ethos, and the LGBT Aging Project as they work with elderly LGBT adults throughout Boston to co-write songs about their life experiences and present them in a public concert.
Piti Theatre Company, Shelburne
Grant: $2,500
Great Greenfield DinoFest: for a festival to celebrate local history and the region's connection to the birth of paleontology, and to highlight environmental issues as they relate to the theme of extinction.
Rockport New Year's Eve, Inc., Rockport
Grant: $2,500
Rockport New Year's Eve: for an accessible, affordable, and culturally diverse celebration of the arts on New Year's Eve in Rockport Massachusetts.
Silverthorne Theater Company, Inc., Montague
Grant: $2,500
WHITE, BLACK & BLUE, by Steve Henderson and Will Chalmus: for the premiere of the play "White, Black & Blue" by Massachusetts playwrights Steve Henderson and Will Chalmus.
South Shore YMCA, Norwell
Grant: $2,500
Art Program Engagement Project: to support integrated art shows and educational programming, including lectures, workshops and hands-on programs reaching all ages at the South Shore Natural Science Center in Norwell.
Sterling Youth Ballet, Inc., Sterling
Grant: $2,500
Nutcracker Ballet 2018: for performances of the Nutcracker Ballet at the Stratos G. Dukakis Performing Arts Center in Fitchburg.
Survivor Theatre Project, Cambridge
Grant: $2,500
Western Massachusetts Performance Project: to support the Western Massachusetts Performance Project, a theatre workshop intensive for survivors of sexual violence in and around the Western MA area, in partnership with Womanshelter/Compañeras of Holyoke, MA.
Sustainable CAPE, Truro
Grant: $2,500
Meet the Farmer: Food = Health!: for a farmers market for Cape Cod elementary schools that includes "Bee Diversity," a children's art exhibit.
UMASS Lowell Department of Art & Design, Lowell
Grant: $2,500
The 404 International Festival of Art and Technology: for a project that celebrates the union of art & technology with exhibits and performances ranging from interactive animation, Virtual Reality, innovative uses of legacy technology and other cross-disciplinary projects.
Vineyard Arts Project Limited, Edgartown
Grant: $2,500
Vineyard Arts Outdoors: for "Vineyard Arts Outdoors," culminating in outdoor workshop performances of three new works in progress from Black Iris Project, Cirio Collective, and The Public Theater.
Wellesley Choral Society, Wellesley
Grant: $2,500
Magnificent Magnificats: for a choral concert featuring several versions of "The Magnificat."
Wellfleet Preservation Hall, Inc., Wellfleet
Grant: $2,500
A Year of Living Cinematically; A Cape Cod Youth Film Project: to provide creative teens with the opportunity to learn all aspects of film production from professionals and to screen their work in a professionally equipped venue.
Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, Provincetown
Grant: $2,500
Talisman Roses: to produce the premiere of one of Tennessee Williams unknown plays and 3 new plays by New England playwrights, tackling diverse topics including mental health in a relatable context.
Worcester Schubertiad, Inc., Worcester
Grant: $2,500
Classical Idol Competition and A Celebration of Youth: for a performing arts competition for Massachusetts high school students and college students who attend a Massachusetts colleges or universities.
Worcester Youth Center, Inc., Worcester
Grant: $2,500
Youth Center Dance Program: to provide a group of 10 youth to work with a dance instructor to explore the medium and social justice issues; and design and produce a performance for youth and community members.
Projects Total: $200,000

CIP-Media Partnerships Total: $120,000

Cultural Investment Portfolio Total: $5,143,900

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