The Boston Cultural Council Awardees
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For Immediate Release
March 18, 2014
Released By:
Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment
For More Information Contact:
Arreen Andrew
BCC@cityofboston.gov

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and The Boston Cultural Council (BCC) are proud to present this year’s awardees of the Boston Cultural Council Grant.

 The Boston Cultural Council (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.

 This year’s recipients include Theatre Espresso, Grub Street, Boston Ballet, and The House of Blues Foundation. A total of 75 applications were received, of which 55 were funded: 43 Program grants and 12 Field trip grants. Equaling a total of $144,419 funds allocated.

 The BCC is comprised of Boston residents appointed by the mayor 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.

 

For detailed information visit www.cityofboston.gov/arts or call 617-635-3911.

 

The Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism, & Special Events is responsible for advancing the arts, tourism and culture in the city of Boston by providing advocacy, support, promotional and technical assistance, and by producing special events and public celebrations that reflect the city’s rich diversity.

 

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Recipients

826 Boston

Arts Business Council of Greater Boston

ArtsBoston

BalletRox

Boston Arts Academy

Boston Ballet

Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center

Boston Dance Alliance

Boston Day and Evening Academy

Boston Harbor Island Alliance

Celebrity Series of Boston

Charlestown High School

Charlestown Working Theater

Citi Performing Arts Center

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company

Company One

Curley K-8 School-SPC

Grub Street

Hawthorne Youth and Community Center

Hibernian Hall

Huntington Theatre Company

Hyde Square Task Force

International House of Blues Foundation

James J. Chittick Elementary School

Kent/Charlestown Community Center

Luminarium Dance Company

Lyric Stage Company of Boston

Medicine Wheel Productions

North End Music Performing Arts Center

Old South Association in Boston

Partners for Youth with Disabilities

Paul Revere Memorial Association

Press Pass TV

Sociedad Latina

South Street Youth Center

SpeakEasy Stage Company

St. Peter Academy

StageSource

The Covenant House-Sharing Our Stories

The Footlight Club

The Roosevelt School

The Writers' Room of Boston

Theatre Espresso

Theatre on Fire

United South End Settlements

Urban Improv

Urbanity Dance

USS Constitution Museum

VSA Massachusetts

Wheelock Family Theatre

William E. Carter School

William H. Ohrenberger School

Winship Elementary School

Zeitgeist Stage Company

 

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