The Northampton Arts Council is a city board and a non-profit organization whose goal is to support and promote the arts in Northampton. Originally created as a Local Arts Lottery Council, it began its work by administering a grants program in which proceeds from a state lottery are distributed to local artists, arts groups, and public schools.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Apply Now! Collaborative Workspace Program by MassDevelopment

APPLY NOW! Collaborative Workspace Program

MassDevelopment and the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development are pleased to announce a new partnership with the Barr Foundation, and a second round of Collaborative Workspace Program funding to support the creative and innovation economy!

New and established collaborative workspaces for artists, entrepreneurs and innovators can now apply for grants through MassDevelopment's Collaborative Workspace Program. Created by the Commonwealth through the Legislature's support for Governor Baker’s “Opportunities for All” bill, and enhanced by a three-year commitment from the Barr Foundation targeting artists’ coworking spaces, the program will make available matching seed or fit-out grants to organizations that own or operate collaborative workspaces.

Fit-out Grants may be used to construct, improve, or equip new or existing spaces. Seed Grants will provide assistance to incubate business plans or fund other soft costs for new spaces. Applications for this round are due byJune 30, 2017.

See the RFP for complete program guidelines, eligibility requirements, and application forms.

http://www.massdevelopment.com/assets/what-we-offer/collaborative-workspace-program/CollaborativeWorkspaceProgram_Guidelines-052017.pdf

For more information, visit massdevelopment.com/cowork or contact us at:cowork@massdevelopment.com.

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