BOSTON – State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) and State Representative James Arciero (D-Westford) are pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) has awarded a $17,000 grant to Indian Hill Music of Littleton and also approved $4,250 in new funding for the Littleton Cultural Council.
“These grants support a wide variety of cultural activities and projects that benefit local residents in our districts, while also supporting jobs in the nonprofit cultural sector,” said Representative Arciero.
The announcement was made as part of MCC’s statewide funding program which benefits in FY14 from a $1.6 million increase to its state appropriation approved by the Legislature and signed by the Governor in July.
“MCC grants help to ensure that the unique cultural resources in our districts like Indian Hill Music, and the extraordinary cultural activity across the Commonwealth continue to thrive and benefit our residents today and for years to come,” Senator Eldridge said. “The impact of state support for the arts, humanities, and sciences is significant and I’m delighted to announce this new grant with Representative Arciero.”
The grants were part of MCC’s $10 million statewide investment this fall in the nonprofit cultural sector.
MCC is a state agency supporting the arts, sciences, and humanities, to improve the quality of life in Massachusetts and its communities. It pursues its mission through a combination of grants, services, and advocacy for nonprofit cultural organizations, schools, communities, and artists.
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