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The Springfield Creative City Collective
  • (413) 612-5792
  • Springfield, MA

Empowering Springfield Creatives

The Springfield Creative City Collective (SCCC) is a group of individuals with a shared mission to build a stronger network that benefits all creatives in Springfield, with a focus on those who have been historically disenfranchised.

We understand that many creatives in our community face barriers to success, and we are committed to providing resources and support to help them overcome these obstacles. Our goal is to create a community where all creatives can come together, share their talents and skills, and support one another in achieving their goals. We believe that by connecting and empowering creatives in our city, we can create a brighter future for all residents of Springfield.

Our Mission


This pillar focuses on addressing and repairing the damage caused by past unsustainable creative and cultural development efforts in Springfield. It involves recognizing socioeconomic inequities, developing culturally proficient solutions, and building community trust in order to transform the economic behaviors and potential of the Springfield creative and cultural economy.


Springfield Creative City Collective aims to empower the creative and cultural economy in Springfield by assessing its needs and providing accessible professional development opportunities.


SCCC will focus on making strategic investments in the creative and cultural economy of Springfield in order to meet the needs of the creative economy and its stakeholders. This involves both quantitative and qualitative investments to address inequities and disparities that have hindered the creative and cultural economy for decades.


The Sprinfield Creative City Collective (SCCC) aims to ensure the sustainability of creative and cultural development efforts in Springfield. It involves implementing initiatives to strengthen the creative and cultural economy and ensure the continued growth and prosperity of the Greater Springfield region through the arts and culture industries. These initiatives should be designed to be sustainable in the long term in order to avoid the pitfalls of past short-lived investment efforts.

How you can get involved

Want to support the Springfield Creative Collective's mission of Heal, Empower, Invest & Support?
Here's how to do it!


We work closely with creatives and organizations to create a network of support and collaboration that benefits everyone in our community. Consider giving back by volunteering to help with an event, mentoring or sharing other resources you have access to!

Show up & Support

The best way to support our mission is to attend events and show your support by purchasing art or goods made by our participants, hire creatives in our community and encourage others to do the same!

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What we want you to do right now

Week of January 14th, 2023

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Upcoming Events

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**PRO TIP**: The best way to support our mission, and your creative community, is to show up for events & support! Or you can like & share if you can't be there in person.

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Featured Creatives

March's Featured Commitee Member

Hope Ross Gibaldi

Hope Ross Gibaldi is a force to be reckoned with in the Western Massachusetts entrepreneurial ecosystem. As an Executive Committee Member of the Springfield Creative City Collective (SCCC), she is working to create a stronger creative economy in the region. 

March's Featured Community Creative

Taija New

Taija New, a.k.a. the Newbian King, is a Rhythmic Pop entertainer who humbly began her musical journey at open mics in her hometown, Springfield, Massachusetts, where she honed her skills for live performance.

Flyer Gallery

Financial Literacy - Personal Finance Course

Financial Literacy - Small Business Fiscal Management

New Year Better Us

Art Meets -Kwanza Kumba

Art Meets Poetry

Book Launch

Financial Literacy Workshop - Sm Biz

Financial Literacy Workshop - Personal

NYBU Photoshoot Party


The Springfield Creative City Collective is made up of a group of stakeholders and partners in the community working together to create a vibrant creative and culturally focused economy in Springfield.

With support from Senator Adam Gomez

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Funded by MassDevelopment/TDI and the Barr Foundation, Springfield Creative City Collective is part of “TDI Creative Cities” initiative to boost arts-based economic development.

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