Mattapoisett Cultural Council is now accepting proposal grant applications for 2024 community based programs...

September 1 thru October 17th

MATTAPOISETT CULTURAL COUNCIL will be accepting grant proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs beginning September 1 until October 17, 2023 at  2024 grants will be 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 – in order to increase the availability of rich cultural experiences for Mattapoisett residents.


Eligible applicants include individuals, nonprofit organizations, associations or groups with a nonprofit purpose, public schools (including teachers, student groups and parent groups), libraries and other municipal agencies, and religious organizations or for-profit organizations under certain circumstances.


Prospective applicants are encouraged to review local funding priorities at Applications will be evaluated with respect to how well the program meets local priorities, community support and involvement, evidence of track record, evidence that a public benefit will result from the project, financial need, and demonstrated planning.


Recently funded projects included: theatrical, literary, and music programs for children and adults at Mattapoisett Free Public Library, concerts by Sippican Choral Society, SouthCoast Children’s Chorus, and Tri-County Symphonic Band, programs and exhibits at Mattapoisett Museum, and in-school and summertime arts and science programs sponsored by the Mattapoisett PTA, Mattapoisett Recreation, Mattapoisett Land Trust, and New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance, among others. 


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