Scituate Cultural Council Launches 2023 Grant Application Cycle

Scituate-Cultural-Council-cover – Scituate Cultural Council (SCC) announces the launch of its fall grant cycle, now open for applications from community-oriented arts, humanities and science organizations and programs.  Applications are accepted through October 17, 2022, for fiscal year 2023 funding, including programs that occur from July 1, 2022 through December 31, 2023. 

Organizations, schools, and individuals are encouraged to apply for SCC grants that support cultural activities in the community and across the South Shore region. SCC grants fund a variety of artistic projects and activities – including exhibits, festivals, field trips, short-term artist residencies, or performances in schools, workshops, and lectures.

For grant application guidelines and complete information about Scituate Cultural Council, visit  For more information, email Council Co-Chairs Brenda O’Brien and Janice Murphy at [email protected], visit, or follow Scituate Cultural Council on Facebook.

About Scituate Cultural Council

Scituate Cultural Council (SCC) is part of Massachusetts Cultural Council’s (MCC) Local Cultural Council Program – the largest grassroots cultural funding network in the nation.  Each year, the MCC distributes funds to the SCC, which grants these funds to local individuals, schools and organizations in support of arts, humanities, and interpretive science projects for the benefit of Scituate residents. 

SCC is comprised of volunteers appointed by the Scituate Selectmen and are responsible for reviewing grant applications and awarding monies.  The most-recent grant cycle awarded grants for projects benefiting the Scituate community spanning a wide range of cultural disciplines.

SCC partnered with the Town of Scituate, Scituate Harbor Business Association, and Scituate Arts Association in spearheading a successful application to obtain Cultural District designation for Scituate Harbor, and continues to support the Scituate Harbor Cultural District.

For more information, visit or, email Council Co-Chairs Brenda O’Brien or Janice Murphy at [email protected], or follow Scituate Cultural Council on Facebook.

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