2018 Grant Awards

Here are the grant recipients for 2018. We awarded $56,000 to 52 projects. Thank you to everyone who applied.

For acknowledgement requirements including the use of our logo, consult our guidelines at this link: Crediting and Publicity Requirements for Grantees

For reimbursement procedures, consult our guidelines at this link: Grantee Reimbursement Requirements

Applicant Project Title Decision
Alan White A Midsummer Night’s Dream $750
Boston Shakespeare Project Medford After-School Programming $2,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Medford and Somerville Field Trip: Medford Boys & Girls Club to MFA $280
CACHE in Medford, Inc. Circle the Square $3,000
CACHE in Medford, Inc. Mystic River Celebration/Arts Across Medford $3,000
Columbus Elementary PTO “Your Totally Made Up Comedy Show” by ImprovBoston $450
Columbus Elementary PTO Urbanity Dance—Dancing In Each Other’s Shoes $650
Columbus Elementary PTO Native American Tales at the Columbus School $1,002
Denise Doucette Musical Programs for Seniors $1,000
Diane M. Guarino Dance Caliente $550
Eileen Herman-Haase Dancing through the Decades with Dance Caliente $1,000
Elaina Vrattos Mad Hatter Tea Party Murder Mystery $400
Francis Hart A Cultural and Historical Reflection of the 1960s $400
James J. Manning Minecraft Madness! $250
Julie Reynolds Field Trip $125
Juventas New Music Ensemble You Are Not Alone $1,000
Kristen Turner Orchestrating Kids Through Classics $200
Laura Brereton 3rd Grade Songwriting Project- Brooks School $1,200
Laura R. Duggan “Dolley Madison: America’s first First Lady” $500
Lauren Farenga Free Yoga Medford $600
Medford Arts Center Inc. Making Art Together, with MARV $4,000
Medford Arts Center, Inc. Little Art Library Kiosk $230
Medford Community Coalition Medford Eats $1,200
Medford Council on Aging Medford Multi Media Cultural Exchange IV $3,000
Medford Council on Aging I Know What Happened In Medford—Real Stories $1,500
Medford Film Collaborative/MACI Medford Student Film Festival $600
Medford Film Collaborative/MACI Film as a Catalyst for Civic Action $800
Medford Historical Society & Museum Lydia Maria Child: Author & Abolitionist, an exhibit $1,100
Medford Historical Society & Museum Mapping Historic Medford $700
Medford Public Library The Modernistics: Song and Dance from the Great American Song Book $250
Medford Public Library Monet’s Magic: Pastel Paint Monet’s Wondrous Water $203
Medford Public Library Local Author Collection $200
Medford Public Library Celebrating Cultures $500
Medford Public Library Reading Rocks! Family Fun Event $1,000
Medford Public Library Summer Reading Programs $1,000
Medford Public Library Getting Technical! Tech Workshops for Kids $600
Mike Quinn Music at the Medford Farmers Market $3,000
Mitsy Kit Inc. Mitsy Kit Low Vision & Seniors Sewing & Fabric Cra $2,000
Mitsy Kit Inc. Mitsy Kit Memory Care Sewing & Fabric Crafting Workshops $1,500
Mystic Makerspace Mystic Makerspace On the Road: Traveling Programs $4,010
Nicole Perrault Swords Through the Ages $100
Nicole Perrault Japanese Manga Workshop $200
Nicole Perrault Taal Tales $200
Roberts Elementary PTO Roberts Art Show $650
Roberts Elementary PTO Rainbow of the Roberts Elementary $500
Russell Robar Medford Mystic Musicfest $100
True Story Inc. Stories of Resilience and Support $900
Two Roads Performance Projects The Price of Alewives $1,500
West Medford Community Center The Poet’s Role in the 21st Century – Words and Music $400
West Medford Community Center Arts as an Agent for Social Change – Beauty is Tru $1,500
West Medford Community Center Arts Curriculum in Medford School, Words and Music $500
West Medford Open Studios West Medford Open Studios XVIIII $3,200