Northborough – Sen. Harriette L. Chandler, D-Worcester, recently announced that grants totaling nearly $8 million have been awarded to cultural organizations, local cultural councils, education programs, and communities statewide, including Northborough, by the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC).
The announcement was made as part of a statewide funding program for the nonprofit cultural sector by the MCC.
“Congratulations to the Northborough Cultural Council on receiving this grant,” Chandler said. “These grants support various cultural activities that enrich the community, benefit local residents, and provide greater access for the residents of Northborough to wonderful programs.”
The MCC is a state agency supporting the arts, humanities, and sciences to improve the quality of life in Massachusetts and its communities. The MCC pursues this mission through grants, services and advocacy for nonprofit cultural organizations, schools, communities and artists. The MCC is funded primarily by the state and through grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Bank of America and others. It achieves its mission through grants, services, and partnerships to nonprofit cultural organizations, schools, communities and artists.