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Ashfield Cultural Council

The Ashfield Council is a volunteer town-appointed committee. We receive annual funding from the Mass Cultural Council and hold a competitive application process to award these funds. We look for programs that support and nurture the arts, humanities, and sciences in the Ashfield community, that support local institutions, and that provide opportunities for Ashfield residents to engage in innovative and high-quality programs.


412 Main Street
Ashfield, MA 01330-9789

FY22 Allocation


FY22 Local Priorities

The Ashfield Cultural Council (ACC) is inclined favorably toward programs that are of high quality, directly benefit Ashfield residents, take place in Ashfield or close proximity to Ashfield, are submitted by Ashfield residents, and impact many participants. The ACC funds a variety of programs in the arts, sciences, and humanities that reach diverse audience demographics.

A proposal should be specific about the program, including the anticipated number of people to be served, a budget, promotion (how you will get people to attend), the presenter(s), venue, and date(s). Include letters of support from hosting or collaborating institutions when applicable, and/or or organizations that can document need or interest. All programs must be ADA compliant.

Programs should adhere to the most current COVID-19 safety protocols and applicants should state how they intend to adhere and address COVID-19 safety measures and possible back-up plans. Programs may be virtual or remote.

Council Members are available to provide technical assistance to applicants. Applicants are encouraged to take advantage of this assistance. Applicants must contact the ACC at least two weeks prior to the application due date for assistance or feedback.

FY22 Local Guidelines

Please refer to our Priorities and the MCC guidelines.

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

FY22 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Rachel Lyon 8-Week Winter Writing Workshop at Belding Memorial Library $800
Racial Justice Rising Community Outreach for Racial Justice - Year 2 $50
Town of Shelburne Ashfield Holiday Gathering $250
Mary Mosley Who are Our Elders? $150
Heath Agricultural Society Heath Fair Music $100
Belding Memorial Library Lake House Rendezvous $500
Tamarack Hollow Nature and Cultural Center, Inc. Explore the fauna and flora of Chapel Brook $375
Plainfield Congregational Church Concerts at 7 $300
Andrea Caluori Community Farm Gathering $400
Rachel Leader KlezCummington $300
Jules Skloot Dancealong Storytime $140
Ohketeau Cultural Center The Living Presence of Our History Part VI $500
Robert Masla Life Appreciation through Drawing and Painting $700
Charlemont Forum Charlemont Summer Speakers Series 2022 $150
Andrea Caluori Forgotten Objects & Their Stories: Ashfield Barn & House finds $250
Laura Josephs Swing Set Singers Jazz Concert at the Ashfield Farmers Market $150
Sean French-Byrne Grail Knight $300
Hilltown Youth Performing Arts Program, Inc. Hilltown Youth Performing Arts Program Summer Workshop $300
Hilltown Village, Inc. Caregiver and Child Music Class for Hilltown Families $75
St. John's Episcopal Church Ann Hutt Browning Poetry Series $500
Pioneer Valley Symphony, Inc. “Wild Symphony” - 2022 PVS Education Concert $400
The Art Garden, Inc. Winter Whimsy: Ephemeral Public Art $200
Cummington Village Church Friday Night Cafe $100

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