Past Awardees

Past Awardees

2023

The Chelsea Cultural Council (CCC) awarded Heritage Celebration Grants for 2023 totaling $98,000 to nine local artists and organizations.

Chelsea Heritage Celebration Grant Awardees for 2023 are:

  • The Neighborhood Developers, Welcome to Chelsea Mural at 1005 Broadway  $15,000
  • Theatre Zone, Inc.: Apollinaire in the Park 2023   $15,000 
  • City of Chelsea: Chelsea Day 2023 $8,000
  • Giovanny Zuniga Piamba: Realizacion del primer encuentro de cocina tradicional hispana de la ciudad de Chelsea  $9,000
  • La Colaborativa:  Advocacy in Chelsea  $8,000
  • Chelsea Black Community,Inc: Juneteenth "Emancipation Day" Community Festival  $17,000
  • Grupo Torogoz   Escuela y Arte Visual de Danza Folcorica y Diversidad Cultural  $8,000
  • Lorenzo Recupero: The Chelsea Poetry Walk  $10,000
  • Marisol Santiago: Cultural Memory As A Path To Wellness   $8,000
2022

The Chelsea Cultural Council (CCC) awarded Heritage Celebration Grants for 2022 totaling $94,000 to nine local artists and organizations.

Chelsea Heritage Celebration Grant Awardees for 2022 are:

  • Darlene DeVita: People of Chelsea Project: Businesses & Entrepreneurs $10,000
  • La Colaborativa: Chelsea: Through Many Eyes and Mediums $13,000
  • Green Roots, Inc.: The Mosaic of Food, Culture and Community $13,000
  • Toan Trinh: Tobin Bridge: Past and Present $9000
  • Chelsea Black Community: Juneteenth Community Celebration $9000
  • TheatreZone, Inc.: Apollinaire in the Park 2022 $13,000
  • BeHeard: Suite Talk and Invisible Imprints $8,000
  • City of Chelsea: Chelsea Day 2022 $6,000
  • City of Chelsea/Chelsea Prospers: Chelsea Resilient Podcasting Project $13,000
2021

The Chelsea Cultural Council (CCC) awarded Heritage Celebration Grants for 2021 totaling $75,150 to seven local artists, schools and cultural organizations.

Chelsea Heritage Celebration Grant Awardees for 2021 are:

  • TheatreZone, Inc./Apollinaire: Apollinaire in the Park 2021, $18,000
  • Ellen Rovner: The Chelsea Gateway Project, $10,000
  • Darlene DeVita: The People of Chelsea Project, $10,000
  • Lewis Latimer Society & Museum: Celebrating the Life & Times of Lewis, $5,000
  • Mystic River Watershed Association: Fruitful Resilience, $10,000
  • Jukebox Event: Lewis Latimer Light Installation, $19,000
  • Walnut Cultural Center/ Walnut Street Synagogue: Yiddish Folk Music & Black Spirituals, $3,150
2020

The Chelsea Cultural Council (CCC) has awarded Heritage Celebration Grants for 2020 totaling $62,667 to four   local artists, schools and cultural organizations.

Chelsea Heritage Celebration Grant Awardees for 2020 are:

  • Chelsea Prospers: Chelsea Heritage Mural, $24,667
  • TheaterZone, Inc./Apollinaire: Apollinaire in the Park at Home Edition, $19,000
  • Darlene DeVita: Celebrating the People of Chelsea, $7,000
  • GreenRoots, Inc.: Chelsea Resilience Mural, $12,000

The Chelsea Cultural Council (CCC) is a volunteer board supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Council members encourage culture and diversity in the City of Chelsea through their commitment to funding projects, especially placing emphasis on locally based artists and programs that have the greatest impact on the Chelsea community.