OWC, through our close relationship with Historic New England, began imagining a fully renovated and restored space, that was fully accessible and better useable for our community. Our first major step was to hire Spencer, Sullivan, & Vogt, a incredible local architecture and preservation firm, to do a full architectural historical needs assessment in 2016.

Starting in 2017, we began a major grant writing campaign.

So far, we have awarded grants from the following foundations:

Currently, we are focusing on the restoration of our historic windows. We’ve partnered with Westmill Preservation for this step.