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Beverly Cultural Council

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 15, 2019 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 Wednesday, September 18th at 7pm in the Barnet Gallery at the Beverly Public Library 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 18th (7pm, Barnet Gallery at the Beverly library) or email the council at 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 The online application will be available September 1, 2019.

The next deadline is October 15, 2019 (postmark)
if you choose not to submit your application online- please mail 10 copies of the grant application to Beverly Cultural Council c/o Paul Trefry and Morgan Dyer, City Hall 191 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA 01915. Programs taking place in Beverly between 1/1/2020 and 12/31/2020 or 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 City Hall, 191 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA 01915 or e-mail

*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.


Beverly Cultural Council Paul Trefry and Morgan Dyer, Co Chairs 191 Cabot Street Beverly, MA 01915-0897 NA

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