Mahaiwe lands $65,000 grant for upgrades


GREAT BARRINGTON — The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center recently received a $65,000 grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund to replace its sound consoles, refurbish the Ed Jaffe Promenade lobby, and add more LED lighting throughout the theater.MassDevelopment and Massachusetts Cultural Council jointly administer the CFF, and an advisory committee appointed by the Governor provides oversight to its operation. The new round of awards includes 61 capital grants totaling about $8.9 million and another 18 planning grants totaling nearly $400,000. Grants range from $7,000 to $300,000, and must be matched one-to-one from private and/or other public sources.


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