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Posted on: September 1, 2023

Framingham Cultural Council to Accept Applications Starting September 1


For further information, contact:

Susan Scully Petroni

City of Framingham Public Information Officer




Framingham Cultural Council to Accept Applications Starting September 1


FRAMINGHAM - The Framingham Cultural Council (FCC) announced it will begin accepting applications for grants to promote the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences in our community starting today, September 1. 


It will hold two “Extrava-Grant-za events” to aid those who are interested in applying. 


The first is an informational meeting to be held on September 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Amazing Things Arts Center (atac), 160 Hollis Street. 


On October 7, an application writing session will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Atac.


Members of the Cultural Council will be present throughout the day to help demystify the grant-writing process. Translation will be available in Spanish, Portuguese, and ASL. No reservations are needed. 


Additional information about the Framingham grant program, including priorities and guidelines, can be found at the following link:


The deadline for submission of applications is October 17.


The mission of the Framingham Cultural Council is to support activities that contribute to the cultural life of the city. Funding is provided by the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC). It is required that projects clearly benefit the residents of Framingham.


Last year the Framingham Cultural Council awarded 33 grants to individuals and groups to support a variety of programs and events from fields as diverse as drama, education, gardening, history, music, and storytelling.