Town of Chelmsford and Massachusetts Cultural Council


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Chelmsford Cultural Council

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. 

The Council meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Chelmsford Center for the Arts, 1A North Road, Chelmsford MA in the first floor conference room. All meetings are open to the public.

Cultural Council Grant Application Process

Grant Application Deadline - Thursday, October 15, 2015 

To be considered for funding, completed applications 
must be received by the Chelmsford Cultural Council 
50 Billerica Road, Chelmsford MA 01824 by the October 15th deadline

Applicants are encouraged to attend a special grant presentation meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday November 10th at the Chelmsford Center for the Arts to briefly present (5 to 10 minutes) their grant application to council members.

Last year, the Cultural Council awarded $8,623 and funded 18 grant projects.

Important Links for Grant Applicants

Grant Application 

Application Process

Application Guidelines

Grant recipients must submit a grant reimbursement request form to receive grant money. It is a legal document and required by the Massachusetts Cultural Council in order for you to receive your reimbursement. 

Click here to download the reimbursement form.

Completed reimbursement request form(s) and supporting documents must be sent to the following address by the end of the annual grant period. 

Chelmsford Cultural Council

Town Offices

50 Billerica Road

Chelmsford, MA 01824

The Chelmsford Cultural Council is SEEKING NEW MEMBERS! 

The Chelmsford 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 

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.

Current members of the Chelmsford Cultural Council:

Kathryn Garcia
John Mejia
Linda Norton
Barbara Reilly
Carol Roche