Chelmsford Cultural Council


Artists! The deadline for grant applications to the Chelmsford Cultural Council
is Thursday, October 15, 2015. Please submit your completed application

to the Chelmsford Cultural Council
50 Billerica Road, Chelmsford MA 01824 by the Oct 15th deadline

The Chelmsford Cultural Council, a town board and agency of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, supports a variety of art programs, works of local artists, musicians, historians and collaborative proposals that bring together artists, organizations and local cultural groups for projects that serve the Chelmsford community. 

Last year, the Cultural Council funded more than $8,000 in grant projects.


Your local Cultural Council is looking for a few new members.  Make a positive difference in the cultural life of your community by joining the Council.  Attend our next meeting and learn more about the activities of the Chelmsford Cultural Council or contact Lois Alves, Chair at 

 · Make a difference in the cultural life
of your community

· Keep future cultural programming
fresh and relevant



Important Links

Grant Application

Application Process

Application Guidelines


To apply to be a member of the Council just visit:

click here to view a list of vacancies and to access the town's committee application.



Lois A. Alves

Beatriz DesLoges

Kathryn Garcia

Barbara Reilly

Linda Norton

John Mejia

Barbara Reilly

Carol Roche

Grant Recipients: 

Don't forget, you have to submit a grant reimbursement request form to receive your grant money. It is a legal document and required by the MCC in order for you to receive your reimbursement. Click here to download the reimbursement form.

Please mail your reimbursement form(s) and supporting documents to the following address. Note that grant applications for FY 2014 will also go to this address.

Chelmsford Cultural Council

Town Offices

50 Billerica Road

Chelmsford, MA 01824



"Chelmsford," a history poem

The Chelmsford Cultural Council with the support of the Chelmsford Friends of the Library released an illustrated edition of “Chelmsford,” a poem of the history of Chelmsford by local writer Tom Ryan. This booklet includes beautiful color illustrations by professional artists and students from Chelmsford ’s 6th and 7th grade art classes.

Please click here to view "Chelmsford, " a poem by Tom Ryan. 

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