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The Fitchburg Cultural Alliance Support Grant Program

Congratulations to the 2021 grant recipients!

Sally Cragin — "Fitchburg Gyumri (And Beyond) Arts Connection"

Funds will be used to create a Gallery Show at First Parish Church featuring an exchange of artworks from here and Armenia. Note: Sally withdrew her 2020 grant award because of COVID limitations. Award: $500

Basil Tolos/Carolyn Quirk, Fitchburg Disability Commission of Fitchburg — "Accessible Art Studio Painting Class"

Funds will be used for art supplies for up to 50 students (paints, canvas boards, parchment paper, etc) to conduct painting classes accessible to Fitchburg Residents of all abilities. Award: $300

Barney Lanman, Zen Den Studios —"Music Album of Local Youth Artists"

Funds will be used to pay for student instruction in music production, songwriting, mixing, and mastering techniques in a professional studio environment and culminating in an album of their musical works. Award: $800

The Fitchburg Cultural Alliance has put aside $2000 for 2021 to be distributed through a new grant program that supports our member organizations, artists, artist groups and businesses, to promote our mission:  

Our Mission...

To promote excellence, access, education, and diversity in the arts and humanities in order to improve the quality of life and economic vitality for Fitchburg residents and surrounding communities. 

Award Notification
  • Applicant must be a Fitchburg Cultural Alliance member. If you are not currently a member of the Fitchburg Cultural Alliance, please attach a copy of the completed Membership Application to your grant application and mail the original Membership Form with your check payable to Fitchburg Cultural Alliance to:

FATV-Fitchburg Cultural Alliance

175 Kimball Street Box F, Fitchburg, MA 01420

  • Project or event must take place in Fitchburg before April 2022, and primarily benefit the Fitchburg community.

  • The project must align with the Fitchburg Cultural Alliance mission.

  • The Application for the 2022 Grant Cycle will be available November 1st, 2021

important dates
  • Grantees will be notified by April 2, 2021.  A check will be issued after the grantee has returned a completed W9 Form and Reimburse Form for Payment.

  • Upon completion of project, grantees must submit a Final Report one month after its completion date.  Details of Final Report will be sent to each grantee upon award notification. ALL PROJECTS must be completed by April 2022.

  • Grantees must credit the Fitchburg Cultural Alliance Support Grant by using the logo and/or credit line. Go to Credit and Publicity Guidelines.

November 1, 2020

Accepting grant proposals

February 1, 2021

5:00 pm Grant Deadline

April 2, 2021

Notification of Awards

April 2022

Final deadline for completion of all projects


QUESTIONS?  Email jennifer.jones125@gmail.com


REMINDER FOR 2020 Grant Recipients!

Extended Deadline for Completion of Projects: November 5, 2021

previous recipients