Mattapoisett Cultural Council accepting grant applications

Sep 16, 2022

MATTAPOISETT – The Mattapoisett Cultural Council invites grant proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities and science programs beginning Sept. 1 until Oct. 17.

Grants are available to support cultural projects and activities in and around Mattapoisett, including exhibits, festivals, field trips, short-term artist residencies or performances in schools, workshops and lectures. These programs promote the availability of rich cultural experiences for Mattapoisett residents.

Council members are municipally-appointed volunteers who help determine how to disburse available funds to individuals, schools, and cultural organizations who apply for project support.

Applicants are encouraged to review local funding priorities at Applications are evaluated with respect to how well the program meets local priorities, community support and involvement, evidence of track record, ability to address diverse cultural needs, financial need and demonstrated planning.

Recently funded projects include: theatrical, literary, and science programs for children and adults at Mattapoisett Free Public Library, concerts by SouthCoast Children’s Chorus and Tri-County Symphonic Band, music education for Mattapoisett students by New Bedford Symphony Orchestra, programs and exhibits at Mattapoisett Museum and in-school and summertime arts and science programs sponsored by the Mattapoisett PTA, Mattapoisett Recreation, and Mattapoisett Land Trust.

To apply, visit: 

To contact Mattapoisett Cultural Council directly with questions, please email us at