Downtown Pittsfield Inc. Awarded MassDevelopment Grant

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. was awarded a $65,000 grant from MassDevelopment to fund three projects in the city. Projects include...

August 1, 2023
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. was awarded a $65,000 grant from MassDevelopment to fund three projects in the city. Projects include: "The Lab" at the Boys & Girls Club of The Berkshires, the Pittsfield Community Design Center ("Urban Room"), and Let it Shine! A Celebration of Public Art: Mural and Music Festival on Saturday, September 9.  In July 2023, MassDevelopment awarded $500,000 in grants to nine organizations, including Downtown Pittsfield, Inc., for public-facing projects in Gateway Cities that support arts-and culture-based economic development and neighborhood revitalization, such as public art, arts programming and events, space activation, collaborative workspaces, mentoring and educational opportunities in the arts, and more.