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Grant Basics
A young woman paints at Essex Arts Center (photo by Jim Fossett).
Funding Restrictions

There are a few important restrictions on how LCC grant money can be spent. The money cannot be used to purchase refreshments or provide scholarships directly to individuals.

LCCs can grant funds for capital expenses, such as equipment or improvements to facilities. However, capital expenditures for schools, libraries, local cultural councils, municipal agencies, and religious organizations are ineligible.

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