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Arts Midwest

To expand and deepen Arts Midwest's work with Creating Connection across Massachusetts

  • Award Date: 12/4/2019
  • Amount: $1,110,000
  • Term: 36 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

Metropolitan Area Planning Council

To support MAPC's Arts & Culture Department in expanding and refining its arts and culture strategies, tools, and data to support thriving communities

  • Award Date: 12/4/2019
  • Amount: $750,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

PRX, Inc.

To provide general operating support for PRX to expand and deepen its training and networking across Massachusetts, and to conduct a statewide asset map of opportunities and talent for further investment

  • Award Date: 12/4/2019
  • Amount: $800,000
  • Term: 36 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, Inc.

For unrestricted support to recognize the service of John Vasconcellos during the Q3 2019 Barr Foundation trustee meeting

  • Award Date: 10/1/2019
  • Amount: $500
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts

For unrestricted support to recognize the service of Katie Allan Zobel during the Q3 2019 Barr Foundation trustee meeting

  • Award Date: 10/1/2019
  • Amount: $500
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

The Silk Road Project, Inc.

To build Silkroad's organizational capacity, deepen artistic risk-taking, and expand music and learning initiatives

  • Award Date: 10/1/2019
  • Amount: $300,000
  • Term: 18 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

Boston Foundation, Inc.

To support three rounds of Live Arts Boston to provide grants, artistic and professional development, and technical supports to performing artists in Greater Boston

  • Award Date: 9/18/2019
  • Amount: $1,050,000
  • Term: 36 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, Inc.

To support capacity building for small, culturally diverse/immigrant cultural organizations, and strengthen the foundation?s own capacity in equity strategies, marketing, and donor relations

  • Award Date: 9/18/2019
  • Amount: $1,000,000
  • Term: 36 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts

To implement the ValleyCreates Initiative, which will promote better connections among artists and arts organizations through collaborative grantmaking, organizational effectiveness training, and strategies to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)

  • Award Date: 9/18/2019
  • Amount: $1,000,000
  • Term: 36 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

Emerson College

To support HowlRound to optimize operations, strengthen and deepen field impact, and increase financial sustainability

  • Award Date: 9/18/2019
  • Amount: $675,000
  • Term: 36 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity