Foxborough Cultural Council
Town Hall40 South StreetFoxborough, MA 02035-2397
Applications for field trips are not accepted. (Formerly known as PASS applications.)
LCC Program Guidelines (PDF)
The postmark deadline for applications is October 15
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The Foxborough Cultural Council is pleased to be one of 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts to award funds in partnership with the Massachusetts Cultural Council. These funds are granted to qualified individuals and organizations to support cultural projects that benefit the community. Eligible disciplines include arts, humanities and interpretive sciences. Applications are sought annually and evaluated on a competitive basis in the fall. Grant awards typically range between $50 and $500. Larger awards are given on occasion. New or previously unsuccessful applicants are encouraged to discuss their proposals with a council member before the deadline; members may be reached at the contact information listed above. General Information about both the Foxborough Cultural Council and the Massachusetts Cultural Council may be found online at www.massculturalcouncil.org or www.mass-culture.org.
Applicants can be: a) arts, humanities or interpretive science organizations; b) individuals including artists, science educators, historians or other humanists, parents, community members, etc.; c) community organizations including, but not limited to, schools, social service organizations, municipal agencies and civic groups, religious organizations, neighborhood centers, youth, senior and family associations, etc.; Incorporated organizations must be nonprofit; unincorporated associations must have a nonprofit objective. Applicants must reside in Massachusetts and should have been engaged in the kind of activity for which funds are requested for at least one year.
LOCAL GUIDELINES, FUNDING PRIORITIES, AND CONDITIONS:
Grant proposals are evaluated by a municipally appointed panel of artists, humanists and community representatives. Local council funds may only be used to support programs in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences in Massachusetts. Criteria include artistic, humanistic or scientific quality, value to the community, quality of planning, community support and/or involvement and the track record of the applicant. The applicant's qualifications must be demonstrated, and if the applicant is not directly leading the activity (i.e., a community agency is hiring an artist), then qualifications of the individual(s) leading the activity must also be described.
REIMBURSEMENT PROCEDURES FOR FUNDED GRANTS
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