In order to apply for an LCC grant, applicants must meet all eligibility and criteria requirements of the LCC Program.
For more detailed information, refer to the full LCC Program Regulations and Guidelines (PDF).
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Applications for field trips are accepted. (Formerly known as PASS applications.)
LCC Program Guidelines (PDF)
The postmark deadline for applications is October 15
The Concord Cultural Council supports community cultural projects through its two grant programs
1). The Council awards grants to local organizations that adhere to the Massachusetts Cultural Council guidelines as well as the local Concord Cultural Council guidelines. Local and regional artists and arts organizations are eligible to apply for grants. The Council places priority on new initiatives and gives preference to artists and events that benefit Concord.
2). The Council awards Field Trip Grants to school groups as ticket subsidies to attend cultural events.
All applications for grants from the Concord Cultural Council must meet the following guidelines:
The deadline for for submitting applications for the 2016-17 grant cycle is October 17, 2016. Applications will be accepted ONLINE ONLY. The online form is available starting September 1 at www.mass-culture.org. Supplemental materials should also be submitted through the online application. Please note that no paper applications will be accepted.
Time/Venue Required: Applicants must specify an arranged venue for their activity and a specific date or on-going timeline. Grant activity must take place between July 1, 2015 and December 31, 2016.
Level of Support: Applicants may apply for partial funding only and demonstrate other sources of support.
Local Priority: Preference is given to applicants who live or work in Concord, and who offer programs and presentations that specifically benefit a wide range of audiences in the Concord community.
Handicap Accessibility: Activities must take place in a handicap accessible facility.
Qualifications: Applicants must demonstrate a record of engagement in the type of activity for which funds are requested.
Program Eligibility: Programs in music, dance, visual arts, poetry, literature, drama, the humanities and scientific interpretation for all age groups will be considered. Capital expenditures will be considered. Applications for programs that are normally funded by the town budget will not be considered.
Repeat Applicants: An applicant who is funded three successive years will have lower priority in the fourth year.
Project modifications: After the grants are awarded, programs cannot be modified without the Council’s review.
Please direct all questions the council chair, Janet Silver, at 978-371-7150 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
An online application will be available September 1, 2016