The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Fall 2017 LCC Grant Award Winners

The Northampton Arts Council is pleased to announce the awarding of 23 grants totaling $11,950 in support of a variety of projects from funds allocated by the Massachusetts Cultural Councils' LCC program. The caliber of applications this round was outstanding, and we were unable to fund many worthy projects. The Arts Council received 40 requests for almost $35,750 of funding. Grants are awarded in the following categories: Dance, Film/Video, Literature, Mixed Media, Music, Theater and Visual Arts.

  1. Akiko Sasaki for Lyra Music Festival $a590.00
  2. Amherst Ballet Theater Company for 2017-18 Amherst Ballet Performance Season $250.00
  3. Valley Jazz Voices for Valley Jazz Voices presents the Karrin Allyson Quartet $250.00
  4. Davis Bates for A Summer Reading Song & Story Celebration $250.00
  5. Bridge Street Elementary School for Field Trip to a Live Symphony Orchestra $800.00
  6. Robin Lane for Soldier On Veterans Voices $400.00
  7. Amalyah Leader for Tablao Flamenco $450.00
  8. Emily Volz for Let the Landscape Speak $250.00
  9. Historic Northampton for Moving History: Interpreting Northampton's Past $1,000.00
  10. Pioneer Valley Symphony for Pioneer Valley Symphony Concert $250.00
  11. Whole Children for Whole Children & Milestones Theater Studio Present $250.00
  12. Harrison Greene for The Shoestring $750.00
  13. Ko Theater Works for INDUSTRIOUS ANGELS: poetry/personal narrative/perf $400.00
  14. Nancy Howard for Bilingual Family Sing-Along $350.00
  15. Sean S. McMahon for Sacred Music Concert $400.00
  16. Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival for Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival $250.00
  17. Amy Dryansky for Tesserae: Poetry of Community $900.00
  18. Crazefaze Dance Crew for Thriller Flash Mob $250.00
  19. Gallery A3 for Our Visions: Mural with Safe Passage $600.00
  20. Sarah Lanzillotta for A Good Night's Sleep Film Screening Series $1,000.00
  21. Multi-Arts Inc. for Time Traveling Stories: The rescue of ANGELINA $300.00
  22. Northampton Playwrights Lab for Play by Play 2018 $1,250.00
  23. Massachusetts Walking Tour for 2018 Mass Walking Tour Concert $400.00

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