The Northampton Arts Council is an 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, September 26, 2018

Request For Proposals - Arts Hub

The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts (CFWM) announces the release of a Request for Proposals for the planning of a regional Arts Hub.

The proposed Arts Hub is intended to strengthen the field of arts and creativity across the three counties through connectivity, visibility and coordination. The Arts Hub will serve arts and creativity organizations, primarily, and their audiences, secondarily.

Successful proposals will outline a specific plan and strategy that enables community-wide collaboration and connection between arts organizations and visibility to cross-county audiences. 
Funding Period: Successful proposals will receive funding to cover a four-month planning period for further research and design of a regional Arts Hub. 
Funding Amount: Up to $15,000 will be available for each selected planning proposal. 
Eligibility: Nonprofits or for-profits; individuals or companies/organizations. Collaborations of the above may apply.
Selected Proposals: Up to three proposal may be selected for funding.
Deadline: October 19th, 2018 at 5:00pm EST

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