Dream It, Create It Grant Program Unleashes Imagination and Creativity in Fitchburg

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.