Tri-Town cultural programs receive grants

Mar 22, 2021

A total of $11,560 in grants will be awarded to cultural programs in and around town, including the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, Mattapoisett Land Trust, and Mattapoisett Museum.

The Sippican Lands Trust and Sippican Choral Society will also receive grants through the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

The Mattapoisett Cultural Council announced the grants on March 22. A total of 20 cultural programs will receive funding through the grants, which were awarded through the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Decisions about which programs to support are made at the community level by council members.

“The continued investment in our Cultural Council grantees will further benefit the Mattapoisett community and help advance the town’s goals to encourage local resources and activities that engage our residents,” Selectman Jordan Collyer said. “We believe that these arts and cultural efforts will further advance our goal of promoting diverse and educational experiences for all.”

The Mattapoisett Cultural Council will accept applications for funding again in the fall. Information and forms will be available online at Applications will be due in mid-October.