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The Wendell Cultural Council Application Deadline has been Extended to Nov. 1, 2021

Due to technical difficulties with the new grants management system, we’re extending the grant application deadline to November 1st.

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Wendell Cultural Council FY2022 press announcement

The Wendell Cultural Council is now accepting applications for the Massachusetts Cultural Council annual Funding Cycle FY2022. Applications must be submitted online between September 1 and the DEADLINE October 15, 2021. To submit, go to: https://massculturalcouncil.smartsimple.com/s_Login.jsp.

The Wendell Cultural Council is a local agency that distributes grant funds from the MA Cultural Council in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences.

The following link is to a webinar to help applicants through the online submission process. Good Luck!


Wendell Cultural Council Seeks Funding Proposals

Wendell Cultural Council (under the MA Cultural Council) Seeks Funding Proposals.

Application submissions will be accepted online from October 1st to the Nov. 15th at the Massachusetts Cultural Council website. Due to the delays in state budgets, the deadline for submission has been pushed back to mid-November and the exact amount of granting funds is not yet available. Any new information will be posted on the MCC website.

Wendell Cultural Council FY2018 Annual Report

The Wendell Cultural Council, a local agency of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, awards money each year to promote cultural experiences in the arts, humanities and sciences. The WCC prioritizes programs that benefit a diverse demographic (age, gender, ethnicity, interests, etc.) in a variety of disciplines in order to contribute to the vitality of our community and to support local artists and venues. More information and applications may be found at <massculturalcouncil.org>. The submission deadline generally falls on or around October 15. For FY 2018, a total of $4560 of grant money was approved and the following grants were awarded partial or full funding:

Steve Henderson: Mabel and Jerry- a One Act Play

Douglas Tanner: Take Your Music to the Next level- Together

Cope, Ed the Wizard: Libraries Rock – a Rocket Workshop

Orange Revitalization Partnership: Starry Starry Night

Gregory Maichak: Monet’s Magic – Pastel paint workshop

Quabbin Valley pro Musica: Winter Concert 2018

Irish Class/Jean Daley: Irish materials

FCTS Tech school): A Night of Theater

Athol Historical Society: Uniquely Quabbin Magazine

Laurie DiDonato: Wendell Community Chorus

Wendell Free Library: Birds of Prey presentation

Tim Van Egmond/Folksinger & Storyteller: Intergenerational performance at SRS

Community Network for Children: Art for Toddlers and Families

Caroline Roszell: Racial Justice & Allyship: A Mediated Discussion

Karen Copeland: Peace Through Music Concert

Alys Terrien-Queen: Classics in the Woods Concerts in Wendell 2018

Lisa Hoag: Peace Circle Training and Community Listening Circle

Community Network For Children: Family Yoga

Inside/Out Dance Company: Inside/Out Dance Company performance

Janice Doubleday: Spring Awakening, Yoga and Wildflower Walk


Heather Willey: Town Hall Arts: Kitchen Capers

Gail Krutke: Hand Made Jewelry


The current members of the Wendell Cultural Council are: Janice Doubleday, Susan Von Ranson, Chris Queen, Heather Willey, Gillian Budine (Treasurer) and Phyllis Lawrence (Chair).

Submitted by Phyllis Lawrence

P.O. Box 81

Wendell, MA 01479

Tel.# 413-367-2175




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