Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Orange Cultural Council to Hold Grant Writing Workshop

Applications for funding due October 15

The Orange Cultural Council is calling for funding proposals from organizations, schools, and individuals. Council grants support a variety of arts, science, and humanities projects in Orange. Applications are due by October 15.

To help applicants in preparing an effective funding proposal, the Council will hold a grant writing help session on September 29 at the Moore-Leland Library in North Orange from 10am-12pm, further details follow below.

The session is open to non-profit cultural organizations, artists, schools, and residents interested in applying for funding from the Orange Cultural Council.

Moore-Leland Library
172 Athol Rd, North Orange
September 29, 2007

The Orange Cultural Council is part of a grass-roots network of 329 local councils that serve every city and town in the state. The program is the largest, most decentralized one of its kind in the United States. The state legislature provides an annual appropriation to the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which then allocates funds to each local council. This year, the Orange Cultural Council will distribute about $4460 in grants. Funded projects include Starry Starry Night, North Quabbin Garlic and Arts Festival, Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series.

For complete information on the Orange Cultural Council and for an application form, visit: or call Amy Borezo at 978-544-3839.

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