The Beverly Cultural Council will hold a public meeting and grant writing review on TBD from 7:45pm - 8:45pm on the first floor of Porter Mill Studios, 95 Rantoul Street. All applicants are encouraged to attend to learn the correct way to fill out the grant application. Because the Beverly Cultural Council reviews each grant based on value to the community as well as its financial value, filling out your grant request properly increases your chances of receiving funds.
The Beverly Cultural Council is pleased to be one of 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts to award funds in partnership with the Massachusetts Cultural Council. These funds are granted to qualified individuals and organizations to support cultural projects that benefit the Beverly community. Eligible disciplines include arts, humanities and interpretive sciences.
PLEASE NOTE: The Beverly Cultural Council will not fund applicants more than 3 years in a row. If you have received grant funding from the BCC for 3 consecutive years, you must take 1 year off from the application process before you may reapply.
The Beverly Cultural Council has set an October 17, 2016 deadline for organizations, schools and individuals to apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community. For the first time, submissions of applications may be made online this year. The Council will hold an open informational meeting on Thursday, September 29 at 7:15 pm at the Beverly Public Library, Barnet Room, to answer any questions about the application and award process.
For specific guidelines and complete information on the Beverly Cultural Council, come to our public meeting on September 29 at the library or email the council at email@example.com. This meeting is optional and not required as part of the application process. Application forms and more information about the Local Cultural Council Program are available online at http://www.mass-culture.org/lcc_public.aspx. The online application will be available September 1, 2016.
The next deadline is October 17, 2016 (postmark) if you choose not to submit your application online- please mail 8 copies of grant application to Beverly Cultural Council c/o Andrew Houle, PO Box 3032 Beverly, MA 01915. Programs taking place in Beverly between 1/1/2017 and 12/31/2017 will be considered. Due to the limited funds available and the high demand for support, Beverly Cultural Council grant awards typically range from $250 to $1,500.
Contact Us: Beverly Cultural Council PO Box 3032, Beverly, MA 01915 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
*The Beverly Cultural Council wishes to serve the Beverly community of artists and support/ fund projects in which local artists are enhancing and serving the greater Beverly community.
In order to apply for an LCC grant, applicants must meet all eligibility and criteria requirements of the LCC Program.
For more detailed information, refer to the full LCC Program Guidelines (PDF).
An online application will be available September 1.
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