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.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

New Round of Cultural Facilities Fund: Grants Now Available


The Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund is a grant program that supports the planning and implementation of capital projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences. These projects expand access and education, create jobs in construction, benefit cultural tourism, and improve the quality of life in cities and towns across the Commonwealth.

Administered jointly by Mass Cultural Council and MassDevelopment, the Cultural Facilities Fund is open to nonprofit cultural organizations, municipalities, and higher education institutions whose cultural facilities serve the general public. Key dates of the program:

Intent-to-Apply Deadline: November 16, 2018
Final Application Deadline: January 11, 2019 5pm (ET)
Grant Decisions Announced: June, 2019

Read program guidelines

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