Compiled by The Bedford Citizen
A workshop designed to help residents convert a “good idea” into a grant proposal worthy of funding by the Bedford Cultural Council (BCC) will take place from 6-8 pm on Tuesday, September 15 in the third floor conference room at the Bedford Free Public Library.
The workshop is open to any non-profit organization, educational institution, or individual interested in applying who has a project that will benefit Bedford.
In the current grants cycle, the Cultural Council has $4600 to fund projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences. As examples of the types of projects the BCC funds, last year we awarded grants to the following:
- Acton Community Chorus, Concert Series
- Bedford Arts & Crafts, Painting Demonstration
- Bedford Center for the Arts, Teen Drama: Improv Style!
- Bedford Cub Scout Pack 194, Den 11, Lexington Symphony
- Bedford Social Club, Fairy Homes & Gardens Presentation
- Clark, Richard, “Two to Tango” 2 person play
- Friends of Bedford Depot Park, Baggage Cart Restoration
- Friends of Fawn Lake, Spring Fawnstock
- Harcovitz, Ruth, Songs of WWII
- Jenks Nature Trail Working Group, Signage for Jenks Nature Trail
- Kammerwerke Double Wind Quintet Concert Series
- MarilouBarsam, Multicultural Diversity Town Event
- Perkins, Sam, One-bid Wonders Intern Joe Neveux
- Shawsheen Valley Technical High School, Boston Symphony Orchestra
- Umbrella Community Arts Center.Travel the World: Free Drop-In Family Art Days
- Welch, Brendan, Minuteman Bikeway Little Free Library
Application forms and local funding guidelines are available at https://www.mass-culture.org/Bedford#. The deadline for submissions is October 15th.
For more information please contact Barbara Purchia at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-275-2464.