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Budget Summary FY2009

06400300 - Massachusetts Cultural Council
Data Current as of:  6/22/2009

Account Description FY2009
0640-0300 Massachusetts Cultural Council
For the services and operations of the council, including grants to or contracts with public and non-public entities; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the council may expend the amounts herein appropriated for the purposes of the council as provided in sections 52 to 58, inclusive, of chapter 10 of the General Laws in amounts and at times as the council may determine pursuant to section 54 of said chapter 10; provided further, that 25 per cent of the amount appropriated herein shall be transferred quarterly from the Arts Lottery Fund to the General Fund; provided further, that any funds expended from this item for the benefit of schoolchildren shall be expended for the benefit of all Massachusetts schoolchildren and on the same terms and conditions; provided further, that the council shall not expend funds from this item for any grant or contract recipient that, in any program or activity for Massachusetts schoolchildren, does not apply the same terms and conditions to all such schoolchildren; provided further, that not more than $1,000,000 of the funds appropriated herein shall be used to assist cultural organizations in augmenting or initiating endowments to promote the financial stability of the organizations and the assistance shall be in the form of challenge grants to the organizations; provided further, that in order to receive a grant a cultural organization shall raise an amount at least equal to the amount of the grant for the organization's endowment; provided further, that funds provided by the grants shall, in perpetuity, be used solely to provide free or reduced rate public programs or services to citizens of the commonwealth; provided further, that a grant made under this program shall not exceed $100,000; provided further, that a person employed under this item shall be considered an employee within the meaning of section 1 of chapter 150E of the General Laws and shall be placed in the appropriate bargaining unit; provided further, that the Local Cultural Council Grant Program provide for a minimum grant of $4,000 per municipality; and provided further, that not less than $350,000 shall be expended to continue the Cultural Tourism Initiative under the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which shall provide matching funds for marketing programs created through regional or local partnerships between tourism professional and nonprofit cultural organizations through 4 pilot programs to be created in 4 different regions of the state
12,658,827 12,786,480  

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Wages & Salaries 1,734 1,740 1,762 2,027 1,965 0
Employee Benefits 45 48 50 76 67 0
Operating Expenses 472 442 460 615 582 0
Grants & Subsidies 4,350 5,229 6,401 9,422 10,044 0
TOTAL 6,601 7,459 8,674 12,140 12,659 0


FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Wages & Salaries=16%, Employee Benefits=1%, Operating Expenses=5%, Grants & Subsidies=78%



City / Town
  9C Cuts    
To assist cultural organizations with challenge grants for endowments Statewide1,000,000 0  
Cultural Tourism Initiative Statewide350,000 0