Funding for Artists in Western Massachusetts

It's challenging to find funding for creative endeavors! Artists of all disciplines and communities deserve funding and support to continue creative work and, in turn, positively impact the local arts community and beyond. These resources will make it easier to locate opportunities and grants that might be a good fit for them.


Here are some helpful links to find artists funding opportunities in the region:

Funding Resources

Keep an eye on this space as we will be providing funding resources as they become available!


Blind Faith Productions

Was looking for funding/grant resources to help a friend and myself start a local business sponsored by the mass state commission for the blind, designed to promote and teach music for individuals …

Taylor Adams


Capacity Grant for Individual Artists

The Capacity Grant (formerly the Working Capital Grant) is a capacity-building and sustainability initiative for artists who currently live or have studio space in Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden …

Nicole Bourdon


Flexible Funding for Non-Profit Organizations and Fiscally-Sponsored Orgs

Flexible Funding will provide general operating support to nonprofits that benefit our region. There will be a minimum of $ 2,000,000 for this grant opportunity with a goal of awarding at least 75% of …

Nicole Bourdon


USArtists International Grant Program

USArtists International is a grant program run by Mid Atlantic Arts that supports in-person performances by US artists from across the United States at engagements at international festivals and …

Andrew Alness Olson