Grants

GRANT APPLICATIONS

Applications will be considered from artists or from private or public nonprofit educational or cultural institutions. The Grants Committee submits its rceommendations to the Board for approval.  


Deadline for Grants - Monday, April 16, 2018

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We are honored to have given over $250,000 in grants since 1994 to Nantucket nonprofit cultural organizations that present on-island community programs throughout the year, especially those benefiting the young. This collaborative program is made possible in part by the generosity of the Dr. and Mrs. Walter Willard Boyd and family.

Our list of Grant Recipients includes: Mollie Glazer, The Lighthouse School, Artists Association of Nantucket, The Nantucket Dreamland Foundation, The Nantucket Atheneum, The Nantucket Book Festival, Nantucket Community Music Center, A Safe Place, and Theatre Workshop of Nantucket.

see previous grant recipients by year

  • Small Friends on Nantucket

    $350

    Hosting a performance by the Dreamland of "Blue: A Tale of Colors, Tolerance & Acceptance," a play. It would be performed at Small Friends of Nantucket, 21 Nobadeer Rd in October. 

  • Nantucket Book Foundation

    $1,000

    Writers in the School Program: Marita Golden

  • Timeslips

    $1,000

    Designing meaningful activities for those with cognitive disabilities using storytelling  with residents at Our Island Home

  • Nantucket Community Television

    $2,500

    Nantucket Shorts Festival preparation 

  • Nantucket Atheneum

    $1,500

    Interwoven Stories

  • A Safe Place

    $250

    Group Training

  • Nantucket Community Television (NCTV)

    $2,000

    Film Training

  • Nantucket Music Center (NMC)

    $1,250

    Boston trip and tickets

  • Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN)

    $1,250

    Tony Sarg Exhibit

  • Dreamland Foundation

    $5,000

    Live Streaming

  • Nantucket Lighthouse School

    $500

    Art Supplies

  • Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN)

    $1,500

    Artbook Project

  • White Heron Theatre Company

    $750

    Programming

  • Mollie Glazer

    $1,000

    Musical Score / Play

  • Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN)

    $5,000

  • Nantucket Book Festival

    $4,000

  • Nantucket Comedy Festival

    $1,000

  • Dreamland Foundation

    $15,000

    Live Broadcast Streaming 

  • Artists Association Of Nantucket (AAN)

    $5,000

  • Community Foundation Of Nantucket (CFN)

    $5,000

  • Artists Association Of Nantucket (AAN)

    $5,000

  • A Safe Place

    $750

  • Nantucket Lighthouse School

    $500

  • Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN)

    $5,000

  • Nantucket Atheneum

    $1,000

  • Nantucket Book Festival

    $5,000

  • Artists Association Of Nantucket

    $5,000

  • Nantucket Community Music Center

    $5,000

  • Nantucket Island Academy Of Music

    $3,000

  • Theatre Workshop Of Nantucket

    $5,000