Cultural Council Submissions


ATTN: Prospective Applicants for the 2017 Funding Cycle

This year the Massachusetts Cultural Council is implementing their online application procedure. Online applications will be available at on September 1, 2016. Submission deadline is Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. Please click READ MORE for more information.

Please note: Shelburne Cultural Council will not be accepting paper applications. Refer to the MCC website for helpful FAQs regarding the online application process:

If you have a technical issue or a question about the MCC online application, please call 617-858-2721 or email MCC:

The Shelburne Cultural Council has reviewed its priorities for 2017, which as of September 1 will be posted at:

The 2017 Shelburne Cultural Council priorities are:

Our council especially seeks to fund cultural, artistic, and educational projects with broad community appeal and venues in Shelburne Falls. We encourage collaboration and a strong marketing strategy. We invite first-time applicants and original concepts. All funded projects must meet current 2017 MCC requirements. Statements of support from hosting organization and/or venue should be one of the three uploaded PDF pages of supporting material. Link to applicant’s website will also be helpful.

For other questions, applicants may also contact the SCC Chair,
Constance Clarke, at: 413-625-9913 or