New Bedford Creative

New Bedford Creative Consortium is the leadership group whose purpose is overseeing the execution of the citywide strategic Arts and Culture Plan entitled New Bedford Creative: our art, our culture, our future. The Arts and Culture Plan is a huge step forward in building a thriving creative ecosystem in our city, and these are the people dedicated to implementing it. This volunteer group is facilitated by the Creative Strategist, meets quarterly, hold one- to three-year terms, and is divided into three task forces: Public Art + Facilities, Placemaking + Community, Fundraising + Distribution.

About

The New Bedford Creative Consortium is the leadership group whose purpose is overseeing the execution of the citywide strategic Arts and Culture Plan entitled New Bedford Creative: our art, our culture, our future. The Arts and Culture Plan is a huge step forward in building a thriving creative ecosystem in our city, and these are the people dedicated to implementing it. This volunteer group is facilitated by the Creative Strategist, with additional staff support from the New Bedford Economic Development Council and the Departments of City Planning, Tourism & Marketing, Parks, Recreation & Beaches, and the Mayor’s Office.

Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development

Events and Community Building

  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Government Funding
  • Grant Funding
  • Matching Funds
  • Microloans

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Policies and Templates
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Geographically Based
  • Industry Specific

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Funds Development
  • Strategic Planning

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • City Business Issues

Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
Primary Contact
Margo Saulnier
Address
1213 Purchase Street, 2nd Floor
New Bedford, MA 02740