Arts Council Announces Revised Grant Information

From the Northampton Arts Council Website:


Northampton, MA--Applications and newly revised guidelines are now available from the Northampton Arts Council for grants under the Massachusetts Cultural Council's Arts Lottery and Field Trip Grant program. The Northampton Arts Council will be distributing up to $9,080 of this state allocated grant money during this funding cycle in the following categories: dance, film/video, literature, mixed media, music, Field Trip Grant Program, schools, theater, and visual arts. Projects may start no earlier than January 1, 2013, and must be completed by December 30, 2013.

Applications and guidelines may be obtained via the Northampton Arts Council’s website at You can download guidelines and fill out the application as a PDF on a computer.

Completed applications with supporting materials must be received no later than 4:30 p.m., Monday, October 15, 2012, at the Arts Council Office.  No late applications will be accepted and incomplete applications will not be considered.

Grant recipients are chosen on the basis of the quality of proposals and work presented; potential benefit to the community of funded work; and creative accomplishment and dedication. Funds are available on a reimbursement basis only.

Please go to the LCC Fall 2012 Grant Info page for more info.  You can also email or call Brian Foote, Arts Administrator, at or 413-587-1069.


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