Newton Community Pride is pleased to support local organizations, artists, service projects and non-profits with a Community Micro Grant. These past grant recipients have provided the City of Newton with events and programs consistent with our mission to build community through free arts and culture programming, public art, beautification and service projects.

Past Recipients:

2023 Fall Community Micro Grant Recipients

American Legion Wednesday Night Blues Jam
Cappella Clausura Exultet Terra! an Homage to Hilary Tann
Charles River Wind Ensemble Season
Green Newton’s Bottle Cap Mural
Interfaith Music Night
Jameson Singers Concert
– Leila Maclean Eagle Scout Project – Cold Spring Park conservation project

2023 Spring Community Micro Grant Recipients

India Day Celebration
Indigenous Peoples Day Newton
Music Mondays Summer Concert
Newton Community Farm
Newton Highlands Community Klezmer Dance Party
Newton Theatre Company’s The Monologue Project: LGBTQ+ Voices
Newton Piano Summit

2022 Fall Community Micro Grant Recipients
Andromeda Belly DancePerformance of Middle Eastern, North African, Hellenic, and Turkish dance
– Container Gardening ProgramBeautification project providing container gardens for up to 40 residents of the Newton Housing Authority Horace Mann complex
Don’t Forget Your ArtEvent series designed to give artists & performers of varying experiences an opportunity to show their talent in public
FenceART – Rotating public art project
Haiku Newton – Public art and poetry project
– Interfaith Music NightGathering & music-centric celebration
Kennard ParkBeautification project pulling invasive species+
Newton Chinese Language School – Year of the Rabbit Lantern Celebration
Service Stars – After-school service project
– Jamaal Eversley’s Slam Theatre

2022 Spring Community Micro Grant Recipients
The Vault, NewCommunity Inc Welcome Mural
Newton Nomadic Theater’s Hidden Shakespeare
Newton Piano Summit
Newton PorchFest
– Newton Speaks; Voices of Our City
Newton Theatre Company “Our Tears Are the Same Color”
– Nonantum Welcome Mural

2021 Fall Community Micro Grant Recipeients
Bristol Park on Commonwealth Avenue Beautification
Cappella Clausure, Inc. “Troubadours 2021”
Cappella Clausura, Inc. and Newton Theatre Company Joint Project, “Mary Stuart”
4C Tree Project
Indigenous Peoples Day Newton
Jewish Arts Collaborative “Brighter Revealed”
Juneteenth Celebration
Newton Pan Asian Cultural Festival
Service Stars, African Library Project
Suzuki School of Newton Faculty Concert
Welcome Home Afghan Refugee Program