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.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Massachusetts Commonwealth Placemaking Conversations & Program Deadline

Deadline for Applications – March 1st
The application deadline for Commonwealth Places is coming up on Thursday, March 1st. Learn how you can take advantage of MassDevelopment's Commonwealth Places matching grant program today! You can start your application today on the application page.

Please feel free to email or call with any questions about the grant program, your project idea, or crowdfunding in general.
Jonathan Berk:
Michelle Moon:

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From Spaces to Places: A Conversation with Massachusetts Placemakers
Thursday, February 22, 2018
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST

Join us for a Placemaking Conversation
Join us at WeWork Boston (Portland Street location near North Station) to hear how Massachusetts communities are working with their neighbors to turn underused spaces in their towns into community assets for residents and visitors to enjoy. After a short presentation, there will be time for questions and an opportunity to connect with others in attendance.

Congratulations to all the towns and community leaders who recently completed crowdfunding projects last fall and this winter!
Art & History: A Creative Celebration of America's Hometown: Plymouth, $ 13,425.00
Healy Field Community Garden: Roslindale, $ 30,500.00
Lighting Up High Rock Tower: Lynn, $20,360.00
Maybarton Community Garden: Clinton, $5,000
Mosaic Gloucester: Gloucester, $7,875.00
Partnership for the Buckley: Lawrence, $50,330.00
Revitalizing Peabody Square: Dorchester, $26,430.00

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