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Grants of $7,500 to Massachusetts organizations and individuals in eligible regions for arts and cultural programs that promote social equity. Funding is intended for projects reflecting the visions, interests, and participation of historically underrepresented and underserved communities, including the participation of those who identify as Black, Indigenous, Asian American, or Pacific Islander, others who identify as people of color, as well as persons with disabilities. Projects must be designed to serve those living or working in Cambridge.
Art for Social Justice Grants will support projects that present the themes and ongoing work of social justice to the Cambridge public through the arts. Cambridge Arts invites individuals or organizations to apply for grants for projects that creatively advance social justice and strengthen a sense of place wherever the project occurs. Cambridge Arts welcomes arts in any of its expressive means or formats.
Social justice is a broad concept of equity that includes every realm of society, such as health, education, food, housing, laws, information and digital access, transportation, political and economic opportunity and agency, environmental health, safety, civic participation, or public spaces. Cambridge Arts believes engagement with neighborhoods and communities is an important aspect to any project and encourages collaborative teams that speak to a particular social or physical place in Cambridge.
Cambridge Arts believes that artists are uniquely suited to help respond to the harm caused by systemic bias and racism. Artists can contribute to the collective ongoing work the community must do to build a genuinely inclusive society. The arts also celebrate and affirm the presence of those often not seen in the public sphere. Artists can present a new perspective on or help us question common social, historical, physical, political, or spatial structures. Art for Social Justice grants are an opportunity to highlight the creative richness in Cambridge and a shared vision of a just and equitable society.
Please Note: All projects created with funding through this grant program should follow City and State guidelines for public health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
GrantWatch ID#: 192366
All approved projects must be completed within an 18-month window of eligibility, between the July 1st preceding the application deadline in October, and Dec. 31 of the following year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
All Applications must be submitted online via the Cambridge Arts SlideRoom portal: https://cos.slideroom.com/#/permalink/program/56944
Cambridge Arts is happy to provide one-on-one grant consultations. To set up an appointment for a consultation or if you have any questions about the Grant Program please contact Executive Director, Jason Weeks, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For help with questions, feedback, connecting you with relevant resources, or framing your concept, please get in touch: email@example.com.
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