Grants

CDS Boston Centre has several funds from which grants can be made. Money is available to qualified groups and people for a number of purposes.

Dorothy R. Bolles Fund: Bolles Grant
Louise Chapin Fund: Chapin Fund

CDS Boston Centre is fortunate to have available grant funds which can be applied to those people who wish to attend a CDS Boston Centre-sponsored summer camp session or to promote dance (English, Contra and Ritual) and dance music.

The following is a description of the mission of each fund.

Dorothy R. Bolles Fund
“The sum of money given in memory of Dorothy R. Bolles in her memory shall be known as the Bolles Memorial Fund. The income of the Fund is to be used for the payment, in whole or in part, of the expenses of one or more persons at a Summer School of Folk Dancing conducted by the Country Dance Society, Inc.”
CDSBC Bolles Sponsor Form 2017
CDSBC Bolles Grant Application 2017

Louise Chapin Fund
“The Chapin Fund shall exist to promote and foster the goals of the Boston Centre for which Louise Chapin worked so hard. These include the promotion and fostering of Dancing and Dance Music for English Country, Morris and Sword, and New-England Contras and Squares.”
CDSBC Chapin Grant Application 2017