HOLDEN, Mass. — Holden, Paxton and Princeton have been awarded grants totaling around $11,000, part of nearly $8 million for cultural organizations, local cultural councils, education programs and communities statewide by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
State Sen. Harriette L. Chandler (D-Worcester) announced the award, which was part of a statewide funding program for the nonprofit cultural sector by the MCC.
“Congratulations to these organizations on receiving these grants,” Chandler said. “These grants support various cultural activities that enrich the community, benefit local residents and provide greater access for the residents of Holden, Paxton and Princeton to wonderful programs.”
Local recipients awarded grants include:
• Holden Cultural Council: $3,940
• Paxton Cultural Council: $3,870
• Princeton Cultural Council: $3,870
The MCC is a state agency supporting the arts, humanities and sciences to improve the quality of life in Massachusetts and its communities, and pursues this mission through grants, services and advocacy for nonprofit cultural organizations, schools, communities and artists.
The council is funded primarily by the state and through grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Bank of America and other organizations.