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Amherst Cultural Council

The Amherst Cultural Council allocates state Arts Lottery funds, but it is directed to support and nurture arts activities in the community by seeking private or other public funds and initiatives.


Matt Holloway & Julianne Applegate - Co-Chairs

4 Boltwood Avenue
Amherst, MA 01002

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FY23 LCC Grant Cycle Details to Come.

FY22 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Abbey Paccia Half in Dream $300
Amherst Cinema Arts Center, Inc. Virtual Cinema & Masked Mornings $1,300
The Amherst Ballet Theatre Company, Inc. Amherst Ballet Spring Dance Performance $2,100
MUSIC Hip Hop Dance Chair Exercise for Seniors! $600
Andrew Harms Folk, Jazz, and Film Music for Trumpet and Piano $600
Matt York Songs and Stories - The Highwaymen $200
Authors and Artists Festival Authors and Artists Festival $500
Racial Justice Rising Community Outreach for Racial Justice - Year 2 $200
Porter-Phelps-Huntington Museum and Foundation Wednesday Folk Traditions 2022 $1,500
Hilltown Families, Inc. Hilltown Families Suggests $700
Pamela Tillis In the Spirit and the Flesh: The Cultural Legacy of Dr. Frederick C. Tillis (working) $2,500
Nancy Meagher "Millicent and the Day it Rained Buttons, a Leeds, Mill River Fish Tale" $700
Arcadia Players, Inc. Arcadia Players Presents Three Concerts by Artistic Director Finalists $1,800
Jessica Scott The Name is the Guest of the Substance $1,150
Amherst Business Improvement District, Inc. Kamil Peters $1,800
Roger L. Tincknell Children's Songs and Singing Games Family Concert $500
Mohawk Trail Concerts, Inc. Summer Festival 2022 $200
Amherst Historical Society Strings at the Strong $1,800
Hampshire Young People's Chorus Digital Piano for Outdoor Singing $700
Amherst Public Art Commission Portal Gallery on Boltwood exhibition $2,500
Paul Sticca Strong House Summer Concert $900
Peter Nelson LastRequest $1,450
Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble, Inc. Pride Concert $450
Starlight's Youth Theatre, Inc. Peter Pan Jr $500
Travelnitch, Inc. The World on Wheels $400
Sebastian Son Reasons to Leave - A New Musical $1,500
William Blatner A Concert of Sacred Music: Reaching for Freedom, Hope and Justice $500
Amherst Community Band Community Band music funds $450
Amherst Community Television, Inc. Access For All- Amherst Cultural Council $250
Hitchcock Center, Inc. Nightwings: A Storytelling Program for Children and Families $500
Town of Amherst Juneteenth 2022 $1,000
Amherst Center Cultural District A Celebration of the Arts $1,500
KO Theater Works, Inc. Clear Creek at Ko Festival- 3rd time's the COVID-rescheduling charm $1,600
Hampshire College Look and Feel: Senegalese Graffiti Artist Residency and Exhibition $1,500
Multi-Arts, Inc. Project Earth $1,000
Kate O'Connor Climate Healing Chorus Concert $700
Northampton Center for the Arts, Inc. Youth Performance Festival 2022 $1,000
The Valley Winds, Inc. Orchestra in the Orchard Plus $1,450
Gallery A3 Expanding Community II $2,500
Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Inc. Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestras' Performance $1,000
African Heritage Reparations Assembly Documenting Reparations For Residents of African Heritage in Amherst, Massachusetts Part One $500
Friends of the Mount Holyoke Range, Inc. Summit House Sunset Concert Series $600
Ethnic Arts Center of Somerville, Inc. Watch, Make, Share! CULTURES OF AMHERST! $500
Andy Grant Shedding light on the namesake Amherst $1,000
Wildwood Elementary School Wildwood Outdoor Learning Initiative $700
Charlemont Forum Charlemont Forum Summer Speakers Series 2022 $300
Elizabeth Ryan Winter Holiday $300
Robert Masla Life Appreciation Through Drawing and Painting $200
Ezzell Floranina Home Sweet Home- A Climate Crisis Community Festival and Obstacle Course for All Ages $300
Swing Set Singers Vocal Jazz Concert by Swing Set $625
Justin Beatty Odenong Powwow $3,000
Mei Seva To Begin Anew $900
Valley Light Opera, Inc. Mozart Requiem $500
Ira Brezinsky Community Band Festival $450
Youssoupha Sidibe Virtual African Traditional Music Workshop $700
Julia Petersen Making Space for the Fiber-Curious $500
Novi Cantori of Greater Springfield, Inc. Spring Concert $700
CitySpace, Inc. Wild & Precious Arts Festival $500
Hilltown Youth Performing Arts Program, Inc. Hilltown Youth Performing Arts Program Summer Workshop $500
Sankofa Gumbo, Inc. Community Kwanzaa $1,750
Maitreyee Chakraborty East Meets West - Tagore and Dickenson $450
Shoshona King Juneteenth Celebration $2,000
Cat Milo Keatinge Bezark The Fairy Festival $750
Sean French-Byrne Emerging Playwrights Festival $950

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