The Cape Cod Museum Trail received a grant of $750 from the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), a state agency. This grant was awarded through the MCC’s Local Cultural Council Program to support the Cape Cod Museum Trail’s 3rd Annual Festival of Museums.

State grants are awarded through a competitive process. This grant signifies that The Cape Cod Museum Trail provides a high level of public value through its programs and community service.

MCC has a budget of $15.7 million, including an appropriation of $14 million from the state of Massachusetts and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and other sources. MCC also runs the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund in partnership with MassDevelopment.

Its funds reach every community in Massachusetts. The mission of the MCC is to promote excellence, education, access and diversity in the arts, humanities and sciences in order to improve the quality of life for all Massachusetts residents and to contribute to the economic vitality of our communities. The not-for-profit cultural industry has a $4.2 billion economic impact in the state