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Worcester Arts Council

Name
Worcester Arts Council
Membership
Nine (9) Members - View Members
Classification
EXECUTIVE - What Does It Mean?
Term
Three (3) Years; Expires Dec. 31
Meetings

Meet monthly on the 2nd Thursday at 6 p.m. During grant review season meetings will be held weekly until all grant applications have been reviewed. Grant review season is typically mid-November through December, due to the impacts of COVID-19 on finalizing the state budget, application due dates have been extended to December 14, 2020, and grant reviews will be completed in January 2021. A virtual Grant Writing Workshop was held in October 2020, which walked through the application process and answered questions from attendees. Watch the Workshop and View Slide Deck with additional information for applicants.

Board/Commission Duties

To promote the cultural affairs of the City of Worcester; to conduct studies, research and gather community input on arts and cultural granting priorities for the City; to cooperate with federal and state cultural agencies; to advise municipal agencies on cultural matters; to allocate funds received by the state for cultural projects, programs or activities in accordance with the law.

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Member Responsibilities

Active participation in meetings; review grant proposals; vote and allocate funds to approved grant applications; review grant reimbursement requests; keep track of the Worcester Arts Council budget; attend grant funded events; promote & market grant funded projects and events; plan and coordinate annual Worcester Arts Council initiated events.

Member Skillset

An interest in arts & culture and community Nonprofit programming; background in grant writing, event planning, marketing and finance; background as an artist in disciplines such as: visual arts, music or performing arts.

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