Worcester Arts Council’s FY22 Grant Applications

Open September 1 through October 15, 2021 Worcester, MA  – The Worcester Arts Council (WAC) is now accepting grant applications for its FY22 funding cycle. The deadline to apply is October 15, 2021.  As part of a statewide network of Local Cultural Councils (LCCs), WAC receives funding through the Mass Cultural Council (MCC) annually. For […]

Worcester Arts Council FY21 Project & Fellowship Grant Applications Open 10/1-12/14/2020

Worcester, MA  – The Worcester Arts Council (WAC) is now accepting grant applications for its FY21 funding cycle. The deadline to apply is December 14, 2020 (originally November 16, 2020). WAC accepts grant applications from individuals and non-profit organizations, from associations that can establish a non-profit objective, and from schools, libraries, and other public agencies. […]

The Worcester Arts Council is Looking for a Local Creative to Design its New Logo in 2020

The Worcester Arts Council (WAC) is looking to redesign its logo, and is inviting Worcester-based creatives to apply to work on the project. The selected designer will receive a stipend of $1,500. Those interested can learn more or apply by September 30, 2020, at: https://airtable.com/shrGTsm2xImP4gvwR Worcester Arts Council Chair Yasmin Goris says now is the perfect time for […]

Mass Cultural Council & Worcester Arts Council Push Back Grant Application Dates

A Letter from the Worcester Arts Council – July 27, 2020 Hi Everyone – We want to give you an update on our upcoming 2021 grant cycle. Typically, the Commonwealth’s operating budget is set by July 1 each year, and the Mass Cultural Council (MCC) releases its spending plan in August. However, the MCC’s planning […]

Call to Artists: Give Me A Sign

Calls to Artists: Give Me A Sign The City of Worcester Cultural Development Division, in partnership with the Worcester Cultural Coalition and the Greater Worcester Community Foundation, is accepting proposals from artists and designers for the Give Me A Sign project. “The ‘Give Me A Sign’ project highlights the relationship between creative expression and mental […]

Federal Small Business Relief – A Letter from Assets for Artists

A letter from Blair Benjamin, MASS MoCA Director of Assets for Artists, regarding the SBA PPP program which reopened on April 27, 2020: — Hi artist advocates — Hope everyone’s doing all right through these weird times. I’m writing to make sure folks in our artist-network are thinking about whether they would be a candidate […]

Worcester Creative Relief Fund

Note: This application has been closed as of April 8, 2020. Additional resources for the creative community can be found on our Creative Community Resources page. Announcing a new source of one-time funding for individuals working in the creative sector whose income has been negatively impacted by public safety measures surrounding COVID-19. WORCESTER, MA – […]

Worcester Arts Council Releases 2019 Grant Application

Funding Available for the Arts and Culture! Worcester, MA- Worcester Arts Council (WAC) is now accepting grant applications for its 2020 funding cycle. The deadline for all grant applications is October 15, 2019.  Based on community input received during 2019, WAC will give preference to community projects in the following categories: Children’s Programs Performing Arts Public […]