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The Boston Cultural Council Awardees

March 18, 2014

Mayor's Office

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Mayor's Office

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 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.