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The Northbridge Cultural Council (NCC) seeks to expand access, improve education, promote diversity, and encourage excellence in the arts, humanities, and interpretative sciences to improve the quality of life for the community and contribute to our communities’ economic and cultural vitality.

Through its network of local councils, the Mass Cultural Council (MCC) provides grants to non-profit cultural organizations, schools, communities, and individual artists to fund programs that use arts, science, and the humanities to build strong, diverse, livable communities.


Christine Johnson

7 Main Street
Northbridge, MA 01588-2294

Application Information

FY24 Allocation


FY24 Local Priorities

Northbridge Cultural Council (NCC) Local Priorities
• The NCC prioritizes applicants who provide a cultural event within the community of Northbridge.
• The NCC prioritizes applicants who have secured an event date and venue location.
• The NCC prioritizes applications that provide the cultural event free of charge to attendees.
• The NCC prioritizes applicants based on the input received from the community, including the annual survey.

FY24 Local Guidelines

Northbridge Cultural Council (NCC) Local Guidelines
• All applications must be submitted no later than October 17, 2023, per the instructions provided on the Local Cultural Council website at No late applications will be accepted.
• All applicants seeking grant reimbursement must submit all invoices and documentation via email at or mailed to Northbridge Cultural Council c/o Northbridge Town Hall, 7 Main Street, Whitinsville, MA 01588
• All applicants must comply with all LCC Guidelines.

The Northbridge Cultural Council seeks to share news of your event with the community by publishing a summary on our local Northbridge Cultural Council webpage. If you would like the NCC to share the information about your event, please forward a short description to

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

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FY23 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Apple Tree Arts, Inc. Apple Tree Arts Community Chorus $250
Bates III, Davis R. Raising Our Voices: A Summer Reading Performance $500
Bilodeau, Chris St. Patrick's Day Celebration $800
Blackstone Valley Community Chorus, Inc. BVCC Concerts - Spring 2023 & Fall 2023 $1,000
Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School BVT Multicultural Festival $500
Burokas, Kevin Rockdale String Project $350
Clear Path for Veterans New England, Inc. Reiki and Polarity – Energy-Based Healing Arts $259
Cope, Jr., Edward L. Reading is Magic $450
Dick, Robert Blackstone Valley Bluegrass $800
Discovery Museum, Inc. Open Door Connections $300
Far From Eden Whitinsville Inclusive Family-Friendly Music Concert $400
George Marston Whitin Memorial Community Association, Inc. Winter Youth Theater $1,000
Jordan, Robert Free Music Concert $150
MUSIC Hip Hop Chair Dance for Seniors! $500
MUSIC I am Autistic I am Fantastic $580
Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center, Inc. STEM Family Day 2023 $750
Morales, Marilyn Always Remember - Showcase from the world premiere $850
Newman, Howard Music for Seniors $375
Northbridge Beautification Lighting up the Commons $1,500
Parnes, Janet Politics with Principles: First Female Cabinet Secretary Frances Perkins $315
Pout Pond Recreation Committee Music on the Pond $500
Richards, Raianne Concert at Northbridge Senior Center with Mark & Raianne $500
Shea, Lisa Writing / Publishing / Marketing Workshop Series $300
Smith, Patrick Afternoon of Brass #2 $500
The Claflin Hill Music Performance Foundation, Inc. The Claflin Hill Symphony Summer Winds at the Dennis Rice Plaza $1,750
The Northbridge Historical Society, Inc. Exploring the History, Culture and Architecture of Northbridge $1,500
Tincknell, Roger L. Country and Western, Cowboy Songs and Yodeling $570
Uxbridge First Holiday Night Celebration Uxbridge First Holiday Night $1,000
Uxbridge Unleashed, Inc. Uxbridge Unleashed Community Concert Series - Music & Mutts $500

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Mass Cultural Council publishes any updates as they become available. Last update was made on December 3, 2023 at 12:01 AM UTC
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