Boston Cultural Council
The Boston Cultural Council (BCC), under the direction of the Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism and Special Events, annually distributes funds allocated by the Massachusetts Cultural Council to support innovative arts, humanities and interpretive sciences programming that enhances the quality of life in our City.
BCC Grant Information & Applications
The Boston Cultural Council (BCC) is now accepting grant applications for its 2014 grant funding cycle. The BCC, under the umbrella of The Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism and Special Events, annually distributes funds allocated by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency, to support innovative arts, humanities and interpretive sciences programming that enhances the quality of life in our city.
Applications are currently being accepted in the following categories: Dance, Theatre, Literary Arts, Humanities, Multi-discipline, and the Field Trip grant (formerly known as the P.A.S.S. program).
Program Grant Application
Field Trip Grant Application
The next postmark deadline is October 15th, 2013 at 5:00PM.
For more information and BCC updates, stay tuned to the Arts e-newsletter.
View Previous BCC Grant Recipients
Requests for additional information should be directed to:
Arreen Andrew, Grants Manager
Please download the BCC logo below and carefully follow the credit and publicity requirements.
Download BCC Logo (Color)
Download BCC Logo (Black & White)
Credit & Publicity Requirements
In all published materials and announcements regarding the activities supported by the BCC, it is important that you acknowledge this support with a written and/or verbal credit statement. The MCC requires this credit and failure to comply may jeopardize future funding. The credit statement is:
“This program is supported in part by a grant from the Boston Cultural Council, a local agency which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, administrated by the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events.”
Boston Cultural Council Members
The BCC is comprised of 9 Boston residents appointed by Mayor Thomas M. Menino to serve for up to six years each. The BCC annually reviews applications during a series of fall meetings conducted to evaluate the overall quality of proposed programming and its potential benefit to diverse audience in neighborhoods throughout Boston.