In full transparency, the following is a press release submitted to SOURCE media.
ASHLAND – Each year the volunteer members of the Ashland Cultural Council (ACC), under the guidance of the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), awards grants to qualified applicants.
These grants support a variety of artistic projects and activities in Ashland, including exhibits, festivals, field trips, performances in schools, workshops, and lectures.
In recent years, The Ashland Cultural Council sponsored the Dragonfly Festival, the Mystery Book Festival, events organized by the Friends of the Ashland Public library, the Ashland High School Robotics Club, and items for the art rooms at the Warren School and Ashland Middle School.
On September 1, 2022, the online application opened. Between September 1 and the deadline, October 17, applicants may access the online system to complete and submit
Users will be prompted to create an account for the online application system. Once logged in, users can then begin to complete their form online. Once the application is complete, it can be saved and submitted to the Ashland Cultural Council. Users will receive a confirmation email notifying them that their application has been submitted successfully. Applicants can still apply to more than one council.
Grant applications must be submitted to the ACC through the online system by the deadline, October 17, 2022, at 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Time.
For grant information and FAQs, visit www.mass-
For more information on ACC, visit www.ashlandmass.com/236/Ashland-Cultural-Council. To join ACC, fill out the Talent Bank form on the town website, www.ashlandmass.com/formcenter/talent-bank-
For more information on ACC,
visit www.ashlandmass.com/236/Ashland-Cultural-Council. To
join ACC, fill out the Talent Bank form on the town website.
The mission of ACC is to promote excellence, access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences, in order to improve the quality of life for all Ashland residents and to contribute to the economic vitality of the community. ACC’s cultural projects take place in schools, community centers, libraries, elder care facilities, town halls, parks, and wherever communities come together.