Attleboro Cultural Council   Attleboro Cultural Council

Grant Information

Purpose and Criteria

The purpose of the Attleboro Cultural Council is to promote and maintain the vitality of local cultural resources and to ensure these resources are shared within the Attleboro community. The Council is committed to funding a diverse cross-section of activities. We support a broad variety of art forms, the ongoing work of individual artists and writers, and environmental and historical education projects with an emphasis on collaborative projects that bring together artists and other types of organizations, local cultural groups and projects that serve specific populations—youth, elders, low-income, disabled.


Applicants can be:
  1. arts, humanities or interpretive science organizations;
  2. individuals including artists, science educators, historians, musicians, writers or other humanists, parents, community members, etc.;
  3. community organizations including but not limited to schools, social service organizations, business and civic groups, neighborhood centers, youth, senior and family associations, etc. Incorporated organizations must be nonprofit; unincorporated associations must have a nonprofit purpose.

Possible Venues

Suggested venues for your application proposal. These are only suggestions; please contact venue directly for confirmation and feasibility.


Completed applications must be received by the October 17th, 2016 deadline stipulated by the MCC. Notifications of disapproved applications are sent in November. Notifications of approved applications are sent in early December.

Grant Guidelines

Complete Grant guidelines, procedures, and forms can be found via the Massachusetts Cultural Council's Application Instructions page.

The current list of grant recipients is at the ACC local council page on the Massachusetts Cultural Council web site.

For the application period ending October 15, 2015, and in subsequent application periods, we will consider only projects scheduled to occur in the calendar year following the application period. Thus, if you are planning a project for September 2016 through December 2016 you must apply by October 15, 2015. School projects are exempt from that rule:for the application period ending October 15, 2015, we will consider projects scheduled to occur between September 2015 and December 2016.

This year, only Electronic Applications will be accepted. To apply, visit the Online Toolkit for Local Cultural Councils and click the Applicants button. All applications must be received by Monday, October 17th, 2016. Have questions? Please attend our Grant Writing Workshop Thursday, September 8th, 2016, at 6:30 P.M. at the Attleboro Public Library. Please RSVP to to attend.

It is important to give us the required information. Please remember to provide specific venues, dates, and times. Please provide us with working contact email addresses. Please remember to sign your application. We do appreciate your continued involvement with the ACC: informing us of changes, and taking our community input survey.

Grant Applications

Grant applications are public documents.

2013 Grant Applications

2014 Grant Applications

2015 Grant Applications

2016 Grant Applications