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Athol Cultural Council

The Athol Cultural Council is committed to the enhancing the cultural life of the community by providing the opportunity for funding quality programming.
Applications are available beginning on September 1, and through the October 17 submission deadline.
Please be sure to carefully read and follow LCC Program Guidelines and Council Priorities to ensure your application is completed properly.
Feel free to email or call if you have questions about the application process.


Robin Brzozowski

568 Main Street
Athol, MA 01331-1888

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Application Information

FY24 Allocation


FY24 Local Priorities

1. Preference is given to applicants submitting a letter of support from a local sponsor / venue as part of supporting materials.
2. Preference is given to locally based artists and non-profit organizations for projects that will enhance the cultural life of the Athol community.

Approved: August 2023.

FY24 Local Guidelines

1. Only online applications are accepted.
2. All supporting materials must be no more than three pages and submitted online with your application.
3. Travel, chaperones and refreshments are not funded.
4. The Athol Cultural Council and Massachusetts Cultural Council must be mentioned in any publicity.
5. When submitting multiple applications to the Athol Cultural Council a letter identifying the priority of the applications must be submitted online with each application.
6. Submissions that do not adhere to the LCC Program Guidelines and Council Priorities will not be considered.
7. Applicants will be notified via email of their approval or denial.

Approved: August 2023

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Direct Grants

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FY23 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
1794 Meetinghouse, Inc. Quabbin Valley Pro Musica 2022-23 season $500
Athol Bird and Nature Club, Inc. Native Plant Identification $1,450
Athol Bird and Nature Club, Inc. Athol Bird and Nature Club at 60: an Oral history from 1963-2023 $1,050
Athol Council on Aging North Quabbin Senior Picnic $400
Athol Downtown Fourth Friday Fests Downtown Athol 4th Friday Fest music $1,200
Athol-Royalston Middle School Purchase Kiln for STEAM night at Athol Royalston Middle School $1,000
Barrett, Cynthia Emma and Belley: Little Detectives, A Bilingual Book $500
Clear Path for Veterans New England, Inc. Build-A-Flag Woodworking Art Therapy Workshop $500
Ferguson, Carrie Carrie Ferguson and the Grumpytime Club Band family concert $500
Friends of the Athol Public Library, Inc. Kimchi Party! $350
Friends of the Athol Public Library, Inc. Get Your Brick On! An Evening of LEGO Play for Grown-Ups $450
Friends of the Athol Public Library, Inc. Boston MFA Passes $200
Friends of the Athol Public Library, Inc. Collage/Junk Journal Workshop for Teens $275
Friends of the Athol Public Library, Inc. Animal Adventures $355
Friends of the Athol Public Library, Inc. The Pineapple Project $600
Fullerton, Sean Acoustic Memories $250
Gardner Area League of Artists, Inc. GALA Annual Arts & Music Festival $500
Johnny Appleseed Trail Association, Inc. Johnny Appleseed Visitor Center Cultural Components $500
Jurek, Kelsey Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow $650
Jurek, Kelsey Delvena Theatre Company Presents: Bon Appetit, Julia $590
Kirouac, Daniel Concert for Athol Senior Center $250
LaunchSpace, Inc. Teen Open Hack $1,000
Longstreeth, Ken Free Concert by Jeff Gavioli and his BAD NEWS JAZZ AND BLUES ORCHESTRA featuring Cindy Reed $500
MUSIC Hip Hop Chair Dance for Seniors! $380
Orange Revitalization Partnership, Inc. Starry Starry Night $1,000
Quabbin Food Connector, Inc. North Quabbin Crossroads Tour: Food, Farms, Future $800
Royalston Community School Newsies Jr $800
Shepherd, Kelly Kelly’s Music & More Live $500
Tamulevich, Diana The Athol Library and Hero Shack Press, present Comic Book Fest $500
The Athol Historical Society, Inc. Uniquely Quabbin magazine $600
Winchendon Music Festival, Inc. 2023 $500
Winchendon Winds, Inc. Winchendon Winds 2023 Concert Series $200

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