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FAQs

November 2023

Tell me more about the available spaces and services.

2023-11-08T20:43:23+00:00November 8th, 2023||

The newly renovated, multi-use venue at 2 Arrow Street is available to smaller performing arts organizations and artists in need of space that can accommodate audiences ranging from 150 to 600 people.   ASA’s Black Box, Studio, Green Room, Lobby and Dressing Room will all be available for licensing. With comprehensive lighting, sound, and production capacities, ASA’s facility offers both venue and production services that will help meet community and artists’ needs.  

October 2023

Where can I apply?

2023-12-05T22:07:16+00:00October 30th, 2023||

Before applying, your program/event must be approved through the Arrow Street Arts rental inquiry process. To complete applications and reports, all applicants must register in CCF's new Grant Portal. If you or someone from your organization is already registered, please contact the grantmaking team to add additional users to your organization. If your organization does not have a Portal account, please follow the registration procedure below: optional: Watch the “Applicant Tutorial Video” and review the “Create an Account/Log On” information here. Click here to access the Grant Portal. Click “Create New Account” Enter all required information: Organization information User information Executive Officer information Finally, set a password for your account. After registering your organization, you will be able to begin applying to any of the Foundation’s open grant programs.

What is the timeline for applying?

2024-06-27T16:54:38+00:00October 30th, 2023||

The ASA Fund is not currently accepting applications. The next cycle will take place in the Fall of 2024. Please check back to this page for more information at that time. NOTE: Proposed programs/events must take place within 1 year of the application deadline.

Am I or my organization eligible to apply?

2023-11-07T20:23:22+00:00October 30th, 2023||

The ASA Fund accepts applications from organizations and artists with designation as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt entity or with fiscal sponsorship by an entity with such a designation. Programs/events applying to the ASA Fund must: Be approved through the Arrow Street Arts rental inquiry process Take place within 1 year of the application deadline Serve Cambridge and those that live in or rely on Cambridge Align with the goals of the ASA Fund Please note approved grants may only be used to subsidize the cost of rental space. Approved grants may or may not cover full cost.

August 2023

I received a Community Fund Grant between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023. How do I submit my grant report?

2023-09-27T15:02:39+00:00August 15th, 2023||

The report form for all Community Fund Grants from FY23 (July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023) will be part of the FY24 application. When you begin the application for the upcoming Community Fund cycle, you will be prompted to complete the grant report. If you do not intend to apply in FY24 but received a grant in FY23, please contact the grantmaking team.

July 2023

How can I access the Grant Portal?

2023-08-07T20:36:40+00:00July 13th, 2023||

Beginning in July 2023, CCF will be managing all grant processes using a new online Grant Portal. All application and report forms will be available through the portal. To complete applications and reports, all organizations must register in the Grant Portal. To register your organization, please follow the procedure below: optional: Watch the "Applicant Tutorial Video" and review the "Create an Account/Log On" information here. Click here to access the Grant Portal. Click “Create New Account” Enter all required information: Organization information User information Executive Officer information Finally, set a password for your account. After registering your organization, you will be able to begin applying to any of the Foundation’s open grant programs.

How can I apply to the Food Access and Security Initiative?

2023-08-09T22:31:35+00:00July 13th, 2023|

The Foundation has transitioned to a new grants management system. This will require your organization and relevant users to register in the new system before you are able to begin applying. All application and report forms will be available through this system. Please access the system using this link. If you have not yet registered for an account in the system, you will need to create a new account. To preview the LOI form, please use this link.

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