Grants Awarded 2017

Here are the grant recipients for 2017. We awarded $56,000 to 67 projects. Read more about this year’s grantmaking in our announcement. Thank you to everyone who applied.

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

Acera School Have Paper & Circuits, Bring Imagination $400
Amie Saulnier Native American Storyteller $500
Boston Shakespeare Project National Poetry Month Special Events $400
Boys & Girls Clubs of Medford Fieldtrip Grant: deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum $200
CACHE in Medford, Inc. Circle the Square $2,500
CACHE in Medford, Inc. Arts Across Medford/Mystic River Celebration $2,000
Cultured Kids Inc Cultured Kids Passport Program for Medford $800
Denise Doucette Musical Programs for Seniors $1,000
Dorothy Elizabeth Tucker Back Pocket Dancers: Celebrating West Medford in Dance $700
Douglass Bowen-Flynn MassachusettsYoung Playwrights’ Project $500
Eileen Herman-Haase Dance Caliente’s Children Latin Dance Workshop $275
Eileen Herman-Haase Dancing through the Decades $350
Eileen Herman-Haase Dancing through Time and History with Dance Caliente $350
Eileen Herman-Haase High School Latin Dance Workshop with Dance Caliente $300
Elena Nietupski The Nellie Project $350
Emily Danielson Third Grade Play at Roberts Elementary $1,400
Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery Medford Calling Songwriting Workshop for Teens $300
Jean Dancewicz – Uptown Girls “Footlights” – Medford COA $300
John Root A Celebration of Song $150
Judah Leblang Medford Memoir Project $700
Kari Percival We are Here: River Year $600
Kristen Turner Lexington Symphony Orchestra $200
Laura Brereton 3rd Grade Songwriting Project $1,100
Laura Brereton Kids Open Mic $500
Laura R. Duggan The Ghost of Lydia Maria Child $350
Luiza Barbosa The Selfie Project $60
Matthew Heaton Saturday Sing Alongs $300
MCACCC On Stage! Concert Series $1,500
Medford Arts Center, Inc. (MACI) Launching MARV the Art Bus $4,500
Medford Children’s Art Showcase 2017 Medford Children’s Art Showcase $700
Medford Council on Aging Medford Multi Media Cultural Exchange III $1,200
Medford Historical Society & Museum 20th Century Display Project $700
Medford Historical Society and Museum Early American Samplers $200
Medford Public Library World War I Exhibit and Lecture Series $1,500
Medford Public Library Emilius Ciampa Exhibit and Events $575
Medford Public LIbrary Prometheus Elders Ensemble Dance Performance $200
Michael Oliver Belonging or Apart: Dialogues about Race & Discrimination $650
Mike Quinn Music at the Medford Farmers Market $2,000
Mystic Makerspace The Community Podcast Project – Season 1 $3,000
Nicole Perrault Poetry Bookbinding $125
Nicole Perrault Coding with Minecraft $175
Nicole Perrault Teen Paint Night $100
Roberts Elementary PTO Roberts Art Show $350
Roberts Elementary PTO Applying Music, Performing Arts & Humor to Poetry $1,000
Royall House and Slave Quarters Bounty and Bondage: Telling Stories through Archaeology $600
russell robar/RMTS Medford Mystic musicfest $100
Ryan D. Hayward Exploring the Great Plain: Uncovering the Forgotten $600
Sam Sednek Building A Better World $900
Sam Sednek Expert Maker Series $600
Sam Sednek School Vacation Programs $600
Sam Sednek Summer Vacation Programs $1,400
Sam Sednek Local Author Publications $100
Sam Sednek Medford Eats $1,000
Sanctuary UCC West Medford Halloween Block Party Grant $1,200
Sanctuary UCC Arts and Inspiration Grant $1,000
Sanctuary UCC Black American Music and the Black American Journey $450
Sharon Kennedy Italian Medford: An Oral History $650
Sharon Santillo Family Stories through Art $240
Tammy Roussell Mitsy Kit Adaptive Sewing & Crafting $2,000
Tammy Roussell Medford COA Mitsy Kit – Alzheimers Program $1,700
True Story Theater Stories of Belonging: Community building $900
West Medford Community Center The Ville Drops the Mike: Poetry in the Public Eye $800
West Medford Community Center West Medford Writers’ Group $400
West Medford Community Center Intergenerational Jazz Jam $400
West Medford Community Center West Medford Elder Photo Project 2017 $1,300
West Medford Community Center Medford Maker’s Space Series $800
West Medford Open Studios West Medford Open Studios XVIII $3,200