The Local Cultural Council of Nantucket- Grants funds to individual artists, cultural organizations, schools, and other community groups fund exhibitions, performances, lectures, artist residencies in the schools, and more.
Many of these projects bring an arts discipline to a new audience, complement the education of our young people, or connect artists' work to everyday life. They promote the uniqueness of a community, foster community pride, bring people together, and provide a sense of celebration for the community. Our mission is that, The Local Cultural Council of Nantucket grants connect people and places in creative, dynamic, and exciting ways, that help strengthen the social fiber of our community, and improve the quality of life.
News & Events
PRESS RELEASE January 17th 2013
CONTACT: JORDANA FLEISCHUT – Chair of the Nantucket Cultural Council
Phone: 508 332-9590 (cell) email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NANTUCKET CULTURAL COUNCIL ANNOUNCES 2013 FUNDING RECIEPANTS
Applications and submit proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and
science projects that were received by Monday October 15 2012. Were be reviewed at an OPEN MEETING on
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
The Nantucket Cultural Council received 19 applications for consideration. The most in the councils history from organizations, schools and individuals
appling for grants that support cultural activities in the
grants support a variety of artistic projects and
activities in Nantucket -- including exhibits, festivals,
short-term artist residencies or performances in schools,
workshops and lectures.
The Nantucket Cultural Council is part of a network of 329
Local Cultural Councils serving all 351 cities and towns in
the Commonwealth. The LCC Program is the largest grassroots
cultural funding network in the nation, supporting thousands
of community-based projects in the arts, sciences and
humanities every year. The state legislature provides an
annual appropriation to the Massachusetts Cultural Council,
a state agency, which then allocates funds to each
In 2013, the Nantucket Cultural Council will distribute
$5,300 in grants funding this cycle. The nine funded organizations and tier programming include
support for the:
Nantucket Arts Council $1,000 - Winter Spring Concert Series
Nantucket Community Music Center $275 - Chorus Concerts on Nantucket
The Artist Association of Nantucket $685- Senior Arts Program
Friends of Nantucket Public Schools $685- Walden Chamber Players
The Children's House of Nantucket $670- Montessori Bells in Bloom
The Screen Writer's Guild $400- N.H.S/screen writing program
Nantucket Historical Association $400- Brown Bag Series
Nantucket Antheneum/Spoken Word Nantucket $500- Poetry in open places
Nantucket High School Drama Program/ Mark and Barbara White $685 - Winter Play Series
Applications are CLOSED for consideration in 2013. Next application round will be due October 15th 2013 for 2014 funding opportunities.
Forms and more information about the Local Cultural Council Program are
available online at: www.massculture.org or by contacting Nantucket Cultural Council Chair woman Jordana Fleischut at email@example.com.
THANK YOU TO THE ENTIRE COUNCIL AND COMMUNITY FOR THEIR INTEREST AND ENTHUSIASM IN THE ARTS WE ARE EXCITED TO BE PART OF BRINGING GREAT PROGRAMMING INTO THE LIGHT.