2018 Grant Awards

Here are the grant recipients for 2018. We awarded $56,000 to 52 projects. Read our press release for more information about this year’s results. 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