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The Salem Cultural Council is thrilled to announce the launch the 2021/2022 LCC Grant Cycle!!
FY2022 Local Grant Priorities:
Theme: Uplifting a Healthy Resilient Community
This year, the Salem Cultural Council will give priority to:
*Prioritizing projects that help Salem thrive during a period when the cultural community is looking to a brighter future in a creative and optimistic way
*Applicants who reside, work, have an organization in Salem or have an established partnership with an organization based in Salem.
*Programs that activate unexpected or underutilized canvases and performance spaces within the city of Salem.
*Programs that take place in Salem or benefit the residents of Salem.
*Programs that celebrate and promote the diversity of our community.
*Programs that are educational and accessible for the community, regardless of age or ability.
In addition to the state criteria, applications will be evaluated using the following review criteria:
*How well the program meets our local priorities
*Evidence of track record and dedication of the applicant
*Ability to address the diverse cultural needs of a community's underserved populations
*Demonstrated planning (i.e. the ability to complete the project within the cycle year)
*Click Here to Review the Complete MCC LCC Program Guidelines
For the FY22 Grant Cycle, the Salem Cultural Council is once again participating in the Supplemental Grant Pilot Program, which means that approved grantees will receive their funding upfront, not on as a reimbursement. For questions about this new process or any other grant related topics, please email SalemCulturalCouncil@salem.com
FY22 Available Funding Allocation: $25,400
Deadline: Applications are due Friday, October 15, 2021 by 11:59pm
How to Apply:
All applications must be submitted digitally. Click "Apply Now" below to be taken to the online application portal and begin your application process.
The Salem Cultural Council is the Local Cultural Council (LCC) for the City of Salem and is part of the Massachusetts Cultural Council's LCC network across the Commonwealth. The Salem Cultural Council is eager to award grants to individuals and organizations that are based in Salem, MA as they work to bring arts and cultural opportunities to our community.
2021 Grant Recipients:
Wonderland Spectacle Co. Art Video for Kids
African American History Walking Tour
Celebration of Racial Diversity
The Reaping Season
Salem Arts Festival - Collaborative Community Art Project
Negro Election Day Virtual Museum
Salem Film Fest 2021 - Salem Community Tickets
Bringing Back the Massachusetts Poetry Festival in Salem, MA
Storytelling with Valerie Tutson: The Right to Liberty and Tales from African Traditions
Shakespeare and Social Justice
For Questions, please email the Salem Cultural Council directly at SalemCulturalCouncil@salem.com.
Council Members: As proud residents of Salem, we hope to find meaningful ways to contribute to the vibrant arts and culture scene in our city by awarding grants, supporting community events, and collaborating with the local organizations that bring arts and culture to life in Salem.
|Matthew Cornell||Member (6/23/23)|
|John Dobroski||Chair (6/27/23)|
|Jess Conger-Henry||Member (6/12/24)|
|Samuel Lim||Member (6/12/24)|
|Thu Ngan N. Han||Member (6/27/23)|
|Kendall Trey Walsh||Member (6/12/24)|
|Allie Shvonski||Member (4/8/24)|
|Ziggy Hartfelder||Member (6/9/24)|
|Melissa Stockbridge||Member (6/9/24)|