IMPORTANT, PLEASE NOTE: Grants from ECC are awarded on a reimbursement basis only.

Request for payment must be made within twelve months of notification of grant award. All successful applicants must properly credit the Easthampton Cultural Council and the Massachusetts Cultural Council for providing funds to the project in all press materials, posters, programs, announcements as well as paid advertising by referencing the Easthampton Cultural Council and putting the MCC logo on the press materials. Failure to do so will result in loss of funding. An example of proper credit would be: "This program is supported in part by a grant from the Easthampton Cultural Council a local agency funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency" as well as adding the logo to the materials.

Please send an image (jpg or png) and summary of project (or a press release) to as soon as possible so we can reference your event as well as advertise the public component of your funded project.

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Local Cultural Council grants

LCC grants work on a reimbursement basis only.  What that means is that you need to have already paid for budgeted goods and services before we are able to pay you. After you have already paid for the goods and services that went into your grant project, submit those receipts to us for reimbursement. Please know that we want to keep the reimbursement process simple and timely, but because our grant allocation monies pass through the state and the city, ECC must satisfy specific criteria before we can release your reimbursement. The state and local guidelines on reimbursement of grant funds are detailed and can require a little time and patience.

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Download the LCC Fall Grant Reimbursement Form

Fill out the reimbursement form, W-9 form, and include one example where the MCC & ECC received credit for funding.

You can snail mail the completed and signed forms to:

Easthampton Cultural Council
50 Payson Avenue
Easthampton, MA  01027

You can also email them to with subject "Grant Reimbursement."

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