Mass Cultural Council believes that individual artists are the foundation for our vibrant cultural community. We support artists across a range of disciplines and cultural traditions, through a variety of grants and services.
MASS CULTURAL COUNCIL FUNDING FOR ARTISTS
We encourage artists to investigate all of our programs, but the following represent the grants we believe most directly benefit individual artists.
Grants for Creative Individuals: unrestricted, $5,000 grants to Massachusetts artists, culture bearers, and creative practitioners to equitably advance creativity in the Commonwealth
Local Cultural Council Program: project grants to artists and groups for the benefit of local communities
STARS Residencies: grants to fund school residencies by artists, scientists, and scholars
Mass Cultural Council Partner Organizations:
New England Foundation for the Arts: supporting artists with initiatives including New England States Touring (NEST), grants to organizations to hire artists from other New England states
Mass Humanities: funding for public projects in the humanities
ArtSake’s Creative Space Classifieds: find or list work-only or live/work creative space for rental or sale
Useful Links: a detailed list of resources for Massachusetts artists, on the ArtSake blog
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Image: materials in the studio of Stephanie Chubbuck (Crafts Fellow ’15), photo by Erb/Dufault Photography.