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Cultural Council of Northern Berkshire

CCNB regrants funds from the Mass Cultural Council to individuals and organizations for projects in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences. In addition, one or more individual artist is awarded $1,000 each year. Eleven municipalities are represented. These municipalities are: Adams, Cheshire, Clarksburg, Florida, Hancock, Lanesborough, New Ashford, North Adams, Monroe, Savoy & Williamstown.


Arthur De Bow

PO Box 227
PO Box 227
North Adams, MA 01247

FY22 Allocation


FY22 Local Priorities


State guidelines for grant applications are located under the “LCC Program Guidelines” tab.

Please scan additional materials such as bios, resumes and letters from hosting venues into a pdf file of up to three pages and attach to the online application.
If more than three pages are needed, they can be sent via a link or in a separate email.

If unable to provide your supplemental materials within the application, email using Please indicate on your application that you will be sending it separately, and include your application ID so we can match it to your application. All materials must be received by the deadline.

Videos and/or images can be linked via YouTube or another hosting service, or sent separately.

In addition to meeting the state criteria, the Cultural Council of Northern Berkshire requires the following:

If the applicant doesn’t reside in one of our 11 towns, the project must take place within one of our towns.

Venue invitation letters are required in two instances:

1 – If the applicant does not reside in the CCNB area, the application must contain a venue invitation letter signed by a representative from the local hosting venue, preferably on letterhead stationery, confirming that the event will take place at that venue. Phone and email contact information must be included.

2 – If the applicant is not the hosting venue, but is using the venue for the project.

If a venue (school, library, theater, etc) is organizing and completing the project, no venue confirmation letter is needed.

Venues should be handicap accessible.

3 – Applications for an individual artist award are invited from individual artists. The award may support any expense that enhances the artist’s ability to create his/her work such as supplies, materials, equipment, rent, travel, residencies, etc. Artists are chosen based on the excellence of the artist’s work as evidenced by samples of recent work submitted as part of the application as well as the potential of the project to advance the artist’s work.

Please submit the following:

– Cultural Council Application

– Expanded Project Statement, if needed

– Bio

– Resume

– Medium

– Website

– 3-5 images (Title of image, dimensions, medium and date.)

The chosen artist will work with the cultural council to create an exhibit/performance of the work created as a result of the grant in one of the eleven towns. During the run of the exhibit/performance, a reception for all grantees will also be held.

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Our mailing address if needed:

Cultural Council of Northern Berkshire
PO Box 227
North Adams, MA 01247

FY22 Local Guidelines

The Cultural Council of Northern Berkshire makes grants to:

  • Individuals and organizations for project grants that have a community benefit.
  • One individual artist grant
  • Grants to schools

For the guidelines and applications, please visit

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