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Mass Cultural Council Grants Lloyd Center for the Environment $8,100

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Dartmouth, MA – The Lloyd Center for the Environment, Inc. has received a grant of $8,100 from the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency, through its Cultural Investment Portfolio Grant Program. This grant signifies that the Lloyd Center for the Environment provides significant public value through its programs and services.

Founded in 1978 and situated with its headquarters and spectacular nature preserve overlooking the scenic Slocum River estuary, the Lloyd Center has achieved a well-earned reputation for excellence in environmental research and education. Through its innovative outreach programs, the Center has established itself as a highly regarded leader in the ongoing effort to raise awareness of the area’s fragile coastal resources and the importance of protecting them.

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

Mass Cultural Council funds reach every community in the Commonwealth. Its mission is to promote excellence, education, access and diversity in the arts, humanities and sciences, to improve the quality of life for all Massachusetts residents and contribute to the vitality of our communities and economy.