Approved grants may only be used to subsidize the cost of rental space at Arrow Street Arts' facilities. Please note approved grants may or may not cover the full cost.
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.
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.
The first application cycle opened on November 6, 2023 and will close on December 1, 2023 at 5:00 pm. Grants will be distributed beginning in mid-December. Please see information on future cycles below: Second Cycle: Application open from January 1, 2024 to February 15, 2024 Third Cycle: Application open from April 1, 2024 to May 15, 2024 NOTE: Proposed programs/events must take place within 1 year of the application deadline.
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.