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Chester Cultural Council

The Chester Cultural Council is here to serve and promote the cultural activities of Chester and the Hill towns of Western Mass.


15 Middlefield Rd
Chester, MA 01011

FY22 Allocation


FY22 Local Priorities

The Chester Cultural Council priorities is to serve Chester and then the hill towns of Western Mass.

FY22 Local Guidelines

All grants are subject to the following conditions. Failure to comply may jeopardize full payment of the grant award:
– Projects must demonstrate their relationship to the town;
– Projects must be completed within one year of the date of the final written notice of grant award approved locally and by the state;
– Events/activities must be held in physically accessible facilities;
– Payments are on a reimbursement basis after the project is completed. Payment requests must document expenses with invoices, canceled checks, receipts and/or contracts;
– All applications must be typed;
– In all published materials and announcements regarding the activities supported by LCC funds, the sponsoring group or individual must acknowledge this support with a written and/or verbal credit statement or by using the MCC logo. The credit statement is “This program is supported in part by a grant from the Chester Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.” The logo is available at the MCC’s web site: or from the MCC upon request on a camera-ready slick sheet or on diskette (Mac or PC). Credit is required by the MCC and failure to comply may jeopardize future funding;
Location to Return Completed Applications: Chester Cultural Council, 15 Middlefield Road, Chester, MA 01011

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

FY22 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Hilltown Families, Inc. Hilltown Families Suggests $350
Chester Historical Society, Inc. Snowflake Festival $500
North Hall Association, Inc. A Season of the Arts at the North Hall - Historic North Hall Arts Festival 2022 $300
Chester Theatre Company, Inc. Chester Theatre Company's 2022 Summer Season $625
Hilltown Community Development Corporation Fun With Local Food $150
The Community Fair Association of Chester, Chester Hill, & Littleville, Inc. Littleville Fair $1,900
Gateway Regional High School A Cappella Presentation by Sound Off $125
Olwen Dowling Open Studio $300
Gateway Regional School District Performing Artist Series $300
Becket Arts Center of the Hilltowns, Inc. Music Brings Communities Together $450

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