At Dorchester Art Project (DAP), transparency and accountability are paramount in our financial operations. We are committed to responsible stewardship of the resources entrusted to us by our community members, donors, and partners. This page provides insight into how we manage our finances and ensure fiscal integrity.


We believe in transparency and accountability in all aspects of our organization, including financial management. DAP is committed to upholding the highest standards of financial integrity and compliance with regulatory requirements. Our financial records are regularly audited by independent third-party auditors to ensure accuracy and adherence to best practices.


Dorchester Art Project relies on diverse revenue sources to sustain our operations and support our mission. These sources include:

  1. Earned Revenue: Income generated from ticket sales, merchandise sales, and rental fees for our studio and event spaces.
  2. Grants and Sponsorships: Support from government agencies, foundations, corporations, and individual donors who share our commitment to fostering creativity and inclusivity in Boston.
  3. Membership and Donations: Contributions from our community members, patrons, and supporters who believe in the value of our programs and initiatives.


DAP engages in comprehensive financial planning and budgeting processes to ensure that resources are allocated effectively and efficiently to support our mission and strategic priorities. Our budgeting process involves input from key stakeholders, including staff, board members, and community partners, to align financial resources with organizational goals and objectives.


Every dollar contributed to Dorchester Art Project has a direct impact on our ability to fulfill our mission and serve the needs of our community. Financial support enables us to:

  • Provide affordable studio and event spaces for artists and community organizers.
  • Offer educational programs, workshops, and events that empower emerging artists and promote cultural exchange.
  • Showcase diverse artistic voices and perspectives through exhibitions, performances, and community gatherings.
  • Foster a welcoming and inclusive environment where creativity thrives and community connections are forged.


If you’re passionate about supporting the arts and making a positive impact in Boston’s creative community, we invite you to consider making a financial contribution to Dorchester Art Project. Your support helps us continue our vital work of nurturing creativity, fostering inclusivity, and enriching the cultural landscape of our city.


For inquiries or further information about our finances, please contact our Finance Department at We appreciate your interest in Dorchester Art Project and thank you for your support.