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Wellfleet Cultural Council

The Wellfleet Cultural Council (WCC) is a town committee of volunteers appointed by the Wellfleet Board of Selectmen. WCC receives state funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and local funds from the Town of Wellfleet plus our own fundraising efforts. We distribute this money through annual grants for a broad variety of projects in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences. This council accepts grant proposals in online formats.


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Wellfleet, MA 02667-7470

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FY22 Allocation


FY22 Local Priorities

All programs must demonstrate clear relevance and benefit to Wellfleet and its residents.

The Council has identified the following program priorities for funding:
1. Virtual programming is encouraged and acceptable while cultural venues struggle to accommodate audiences in a safe and distanced setting.
2. Operating Support
3. Highlighting how the arts can be a catalyst in increasing racial equity and encouraging diversity.
4. Providing opportunities for start-ups, new programs and emerging artists.
5. Funding priority given to Wellfleetians
6. Increasing appreciation of local heritage and Wellfleet?s unique natural resources.

The Wellfleet Cultural Council also assigns funding priority to new applicants and off-season activities for our year-round residents.

FY22 Local Guidelines

1. Eligible programs must take place within a 12-month window corresponding to the upcoming calendar year. Applications due October 15 are for programs that occur January 1st ? December 31st of the following year in order to be considered.

2. Requests for extensions or modifications of originally proposed programs must be submitted in writing and receive written approval from the Council in order to be valid. No program substitutions. The maximum extension is 8 months from the anniversary date of the acceptance letter.

3. If the applicant’s project requires a venue, they must partner with a local venue prior to applying and submit a written letter of support (or email) from the venue with their application in order to be considered.

4. Priority is given to applicants who can demonstrate multiple sources of support for their project and not rely on the Council for full funding.

How Grant Recipients Are Paid

Reimbursement Grants

FY22 Funding List

Name Project Title Amount
Alzheimer's Family Caregivers Support Center, Inc. Arts & Ideas $400
Lisa Brown The Art of Jazz Improv with Big Jazz $400
Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival 3 Wellfleet Chamber Music Concerts & CCNS Concert $500
Sustainable Center for Agricultural Preservation and Education Farmer in the school $500
Wellfleet Preservation Hall, Inc. Community Consenses $400
Friends of Herring River Wellfleet/Truro, Inc. Books for Friends of Herring River $250
Lower Cape Community Acces Television, Inc. ArtsLight to Go $300
Outer Cape Chorale, Inc. Two Concerts by the Outer Cape Chorale $500
Denya R. LeVine Women In Music $400
Payomet, Inc. Open Arts $500
Harbor Stage Company, Inc. A Very Harbor Holiday $250
Wellfleet Porchfest Wellfleet Porchfest $400
Outermost Contra Outermost Contra $300
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, Inc. 60PLUS! - Senior Arts Program $400
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Inc. PAAM Family Nights $400
Andre Lima Capoeira Besouro Cape Cod $400

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