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Marblehead Cultural Council

What We Do

The Marblehead Cultural Council is one of 351 local organizations that are funded directly from the Massachusetts Cultural Council to support community cultural, artistic, scientific and historical activities. Board members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen.

We encourage local residents to submit applications which we review each fall and award grants. Our website can be found at

The Cultural Council schedules meetings throughout the year based on need, roughly every other month.
Further information may also be found on the Town of Marblehead web site or at or by contacting the Chair.


Jennifer Uhl, Chair

PO Box 1217
Marblehead, MA 01945-5217

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Application Information

FY24 Allocation


FY24 Local Priorities

The MCC places emphasis on:
– New, emerging, and established artists and programs in local venues
– Racially and culturally diverse programming
– Consideration of new applicants (Programs that have received MCC funding for multiple years may have lower priority.)

FY24 Local Guidelines

In addition to state criteria, our council implements the following guidelines:
– All projects must benefit Marblehead residents.
– All projects must be accessible to the general public.
– All funding grants are limited.
– Each MCC funded project must be completed within the calendar year.
– All grants made by the MCC are reimbursement-based.
– If you are awarded a grant, you will be required to submit a final report to the MCC upon completion of your program.

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

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FY23 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Bokenkamp, Leah 5th Annual Indigenous Peoples Day Event $1,000
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary Nature in your neighborhood - All about birds $295
MUSE, Inc. MUSE Incorporated - Musical Visits for Seniors $500
Me & Thee Music World Music at the Me&Thee ( $1,000
Sustainable Marblehead, Inc. Green Home Tour $1,000
Thibeault, Sharon W. Acoustic Africa $1,500

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Mass Cultural Council publishes any updates as they become available. Last update was made on December 8, 2023 at 12:01 AM UTC
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