The Dream It, Create It Grant Program is back, and it’s bringing dreams to life in Fitchburg! With a fresh wave of inspiration and creativity, this grant program is set to turn innovative ideas into reality.
The Dream It, Create It Grant Program is all about advancing Fitchburg as one of the most culturally unique and creative cities in America. In its second year, this grant program is poised to support projects that will directly involve and impact residents, visitors, and businesses in Fitchburg’s vibrant neighborhoods.
Year One Awardees: A Glimpse of the Possibilities
Year one of the Dream It, Create It Grant Program showcased the incredible diversity and potential of Fitchburg’s creative community. From Juneteenth celebrations to outdoor art displays, this grant program is a testament to the city’s boundless creativity. Here’s a glimpse of year one awardees and their innovative projects:
Fitchburg Cultural Alliance: Fitchburg Open Studios
Get Righttt Fitness: Get Righttt Fitness Field Day!
The Alignment Auntie LLC: FAM Late Night
MOC Making Opportunities Count: Gateway Rock Garden
Justin Tarbell: STREET ART POP UP
North County Land Trust: Quarry Lane Pocket Park
Centro Celeste: Centro Celeste Uruguayan Independence
Fitchburg Greenway Committee – Nashua River Watershed:Upper Common Fitchburg Poem Installation
Salem Pezzolesi: Dirty Kid Apocalypse
Shara Osgood: Lowe Park Chalk Art Festival
Luxurious Gina Studios: 1st Annual Artist Appreciation Runway Show
Thurston Consort: Thurston Consort Duo Ensemble Program
First Parish Church/Phillips Hall: Phillips Hall Restoration
The Yoga Co-Operative: Fitchburg Wellness Initiative: Yoga benefits every body
Artifakt Studios: Awoken Eye Mural Installation
Ryan Hart: Iconics: A queer dance party
Young Coff33 Productions: Live From Downtown Fitchburg
Grizz Gang Forever: Forever Working Workshop
This diverse array of projects demonstrates the incredible talent and innovation that Fitchburg has to offer.
Dream It, Create It – Round Two: Get Ready to Dream Big!
Round two of the Dream It, Create It Grant Program promises even more excitement and creativity. With a total of $60,000 available to invest in 3-4 projects, the possibilities are endless. Individuals, nonprofits, community groups, and for-profits are all eligible to apply.
The application period opens on November 1, 2023, and closes on December 1, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Visit the website here (https://dreamitcreateit.carrd.co/#) and make sure to mark your calendar for the informational webinar on November 15, 2023, and take advantage of the weekly office hours throughout November.