The Chicopee Cultural Council seeks to fund programs that will benefit the residents of Chicopee while providing a balance in the types of programs offered and the audiences served. Some of the programs funded by the Council include concerts, art exhibits, theatre productions, writing and painting workshops, festivals, speakers, and field trips for school-age children.
The Council has 12 members and two ex officio members:
Eleanor Gay, Chair; Susan Morando McAndrew, Vice Chair;
Ann Fitzgerald, Treasurer; Sharon Jacobson-Deragon, Secretary;
Michael Baron, Ronald Czelusniak,
Barbara Dumont, Ellen Farley,
Ian Ghanni, Chung Liu,
Charlene Murphy, Hope Quinlan,
John Dumont, Ex officio; Carl Stoy, Ex officio
News & Events
The Chicopee Cultural Council is hosting a reception to honor its 2012 and 2013 grant recipients on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Polish Center for Discovery and Learning, 33 South Street, Chicopee. The public is welcome. RSVP to 413-658-5762 by May 14.
The postmark deadline for all grant applications is Oct. 15, 2013. Applications can be downloaded on this website. Please send fourteen (14) copies of the LCC grant application to Chicopee Cultural Council, P.O. Box 888, Chicopee, MA 01021.
An interview meeting of grant applicants is scheduled on Oct. 23, 2013 at 6 PM in the Chicopee Library Community Room, 449 Front Street to allow Council members to ask questions that may have arisen after reading the grant applications. All grant applicants should make every effort to attend this meeting.
A public input meeting is scheduled on August 21, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the Library. All are welcome.