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 […]

The Worcester Arts Council Ensures Greater Accessibility to its Grants with Move to Direct Granting for FY22

Worcester, MA  – The Worcester Arts Council (WAC) is pleased to announce an important change that will improve accessibility to its grant program: the Council is switching from reimbursement-based granting to direct granting for FY22.  Historically, WAC’s project grants were reimbursement-based. This means that organizations, individuals, and non-profits who were awarded project grants first paid […]

Take the Worcester Arts Council’s 2021 Funding Priorities Survey

Take the Worcester Arts Council’s 2021 Funding Priorities Survey & Enter to Win Bose QuietComfort Earbuds The Worcester Arts Council (WAC) is seeking community input on arts and culture in Worcester through its 2021 Funding Priorities Survey.  The online survey is open now through early August 2021, and can be completed at https://tinyurl.com/WACSurvey2021. Responses to […]

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 […]

Take the Worcester Arts Council’s 2020 Funding Priorities Survey

Weigh in on Arts & Culture in Worcester and Enter to Win Bose Headphones The Worcester Arts Council (WAC) is seeking community input on arts and culture in Worcester through its 2020 Funding Priorities Survey. The online survey will be open now through September 7, 2020, and can be completed here. Responses to this brief […]

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 […]

Worcester Arts Council Seeks Community Input on Funding Priorities for 2020 Grants

The Worcester Arts Council (WAC) is seeking community input through its 2019 Funding Priorities Survey. This survey will help the Council determine its funding priorities for the upcoming 2020 grant cycle, which begins September 1st, 2019. The survey is an opportunity for the community to provide input on arts and culture in Worcester. The responses […]