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Athol Cultural Council

The Athol Cultural Council is committed to the enhancing the cultural life of the community by providing the opportunity for funding quality programming.
Applications are available beginning on September 1, and through the October 17 submission deadline.
Please be sure to carefully read and follow LCC Program Guidelines and Council Priorities to ensure your application is completed properly.
Feel free to email or call if you have questions about the application process.


Robin Brzozowski

568 Main Street
Athol, MA 01331-1888

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Application Information

FY24 Allocation


FY24 Local Priorities

1. Preference is given to applicants submitting a letter of support from a local sponsor / venue as part of supporting materials.
2. Preference is given to locally based artists and non-profit organizations for projects that will enhance the cultural life of the Athol community.

Approved: August 2023.

FY24 Local Guidelines

1. Only online applications are accepted.
2. All supporting materials must be no more than three pages and submitted online with your application.
3. Travel, chaperones and refreshments are not funded.
4. The Athol Cultural Council and Massachusetts Cultural Council must be mentioned in any publicity.
5. When submitting multiple applications to the Athol Cultural Council a letter identifying the priority of the applications must be submitted online with each application.
6. Submissions that do not adhere to the LCC Program Guidelines and Council Priorities will not be considered.
7. Applicants will be notified via email of their approval or denial.

Approved: August 2023

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Direct Grants

FY24 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
1794 Meetinghouse, Inc. Quabbin Valley Pro Musica 2023-2024 Season $500
Athol Bird and Nature Club, Inc. Digital equipment for small meeting room $1,600
Athol Council on Aging North Quabbin Senior Picnic $400
Athol-Royalston Middle School Crocodile River Music $2,000
Barrett, Cynthia Emma and Belley: Sister Detectives, A Bilingual Book Reading and Signing $150
Crosson, Cynthia The Basics of Handwriting Analysis $550
Ferguson, Carrie Carrie Ferguson and The Grumpytime Club Band $500
Friends of the Athol Public Library, Inc. Wicked Fun Games Escape Rooms $500
Gardner Area League of Artists, Inc. GALA Annual Arts & Music Festival $500
Jurek, Kelsey I Was Amelia Earhart's Sister: Candid Recollections on America's 'First Lady of the Air' $475
Kirouac, Daniel f Creeque Alley: A Tribute to American Folk Music and 60's Folk Rock $450
LaunchSpace, Inc. Teen Open Hack $750
MUSIC Hip Hop Chair Dance for Seniors! $600
New England Equestrian Center of Athol Native Plants at NEECA trail signage $1,200
Orange Revitalization Partnership, Inc. Starry Starry Night $953
PlantGuyEric Consulting, LLC, Lisa & Eric Let's Get Growing with PlantGuyEric! $500
Red Apple Farm LLC Appleseed Country Fair $1,000
Stanley Blake, River Science Heroes: Break the Ice with Talewise $450
Stanley Blake, River Minecraft Madness: Read, Renew, Repeat with Jungle Jim! $599
Stanley Blake, River Animal World Experience $670
Tamulevich, Diana The Athol Library and Hero Shack Press, present Comic Book Fest $500
The Athol Historical Society, Inc. Uniquely Quabbin magazine $553
Winchendon Music Festival, Inc. 2024 $500
Winchendon Recreation Commission Winchendon's Wyndonshire Renaissance Faire $1,000
Winchendon Winds, Inc. Winchendon Winds 2024 Concert Series $300

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