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
Priority is given to:
Malden-based artists, artist groups, and cultural organizations.
Projects that promote collaboration among multiple artists and Malden organizations, businesses, or institutions.
Projects that bring arts and humanities experiences to Malden citizens who might not otherwise have access to them.
Projects that explore or celebrate the cultural diversity of Malden, or that target specific populations such as youth, elders, or residents of a specific Malden neighborhood.
Applicants must be Malden-based - either a Malden resident or an employee or partner of a Malden organization.
If you are not based in Malden and would like to apply, you must include a letter of support from a Malden sponsor, including a commitment to a date and a Malden venue for the event for which you seek funding.
All projects must be based in Malden and demonstrate a tangible benefit to Malden citizens in order to be considered for funding. Individual artists, artist groups, arts organizations, community organizations, and municipal agencies are all eligible to apply. Funding supports activities in the arts, humanities, or interpretive sciences.
Application forms are available by mid-September at Malden City Hall, the Malden Public Library, and may also be downloaded from this website.
Applicants must follow all Massachusetts Cultural Council and Malden Cultural Council guidelines and must TYPE application on a current form issued by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Fill the form out completely, including specific contact information. Incomplete forms are not accepted.
The date, time and place of event must be set at the time of your application. Applicants may apply for grants for programs that take place during an 18 month window of eligibility between July 1, preceding the application deadline in October, and December 31 of the following year. This means that applicants may apply for projects that have already happened or which happen prior to the Council's grant announcements, with the knowledge that funding is not guaranteed. Because funds are limited, your event should be able to proceed with only partial funding from the Malden Cultural Council.
Applicant must supply an ORIGINAL plus TEN COPIES of the application and all attachments. No materials will be returned. Grant funds must be used within 1 year. If the program cannot take place in that period, unused funds will revert to the Malden Cultural Council.
Applications must be postmarked by October 15. If applications are returned to the City Clerk's office rather than mailed, they must be returned by October 15 and time stamped by the City Clerk. NOTE THAT CITY HALL closes at noon on Fridays.
An online application will be available September 1, 2016