West Brookfield Cultural Council
The West Brookfield Cultural Council strives to fund artists and organizations offering a variety of cultural programs taking place within West Brookfield itself.
1.) We require that projects have a sponsoring agency/venue in our community with a contact and with date and times in place.
2 East Main Street
West Brookfield, MA 01585-2903
FY23 Local Priorities
The West Brookfield Cultural Council gathers input from the community yearly and develops funding priorities based on this feedback. This year the West Brookfield Cultural Council will give priority to:
Applicants that have secured a local venue, with date and time of the event in place.
FY23 Local Guidelines
In addition to the state criteria applications will be evaluated using the following review criteria:
– Ability to address the diverse cultural needs of the community’s populations.
– Financial need
– Demonstrated planning
– Preference will be given to community members who reside in West Brookfield, but outside applications with a venue and date secured within the town will be welcomed.
How Grant Recipients Are Paid
FY23 Funding List
|Blake, Jonathan E.||Solo / Duet||$2,600||Hart, Francis||A Cultural and Historical Reflection of the 1960s through the Music of The Beatles||$900||Kane, Timothy D.||All Together Drumming||$1,200||Kiernan, A.J.||Coffee and Wood: Music at The Library||$4,475||Merriam-Gilbert Public Library||2023 "Retro Summer" Summer Reading Program||$2,400||Merriam-Gilbert Public Library||"Gladius Live Concert"||$650||Merriam-Gilbert Public Library||Summer Reading 2023 Crafts for Tweens, Teens, & Adults||$2,034||The Athol Historical Society, Inc.||Uniquely Quabbin magazine||$250||West Brookfield Farmers Market||live music for Farmer Market season 2023||$800||West Brookfield Senior Center||Ireland to America||$450||West Brookfield Senior Center||Gardening||$400||Wilson, Robbie||The Forest is Full of Color||$1,080|