About the Council  

The Rochester Cultural Council (RCC) is part of a network of local cultural councils that serve every city and town in the state, and are guided by a central agency, the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC). The mission of the MCC and its local cultural council partners is to promote excellence, access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities and sciences, in order to improve the quality of life for all Massachusetts residents and to contribute to the economic vitality of our communities.

Who We Are

The RCC is comprised of a group of volunteers appointed by the Rochester Board of Selectmen for 3 year terms. All members of the Rochester Cultural Council are appointed due to their belief that the arts are a source of joy, growth, and fun for our community. Cultural Council members:

Kim Amato, Member at Large
Randall Elgin , Recording Secretary
Sue Kowalski, Member at Large
Heidi McNeany, Chairperson
Nancy Sparklin, Treasurer


Additional Information
Rochester’s Local Cultural Council Information
Contains links to program guidelines, council priorities, past recipients and the grant application.

 Eligibility and Criteria Guidelines
Review along with the program guidelines and local priorities prior to submitting your grant application.

Credit and Publicity Kit
What you need to know to publicize and credit your event in accordance with your grant requirements.

Grant Recipient Info
What you need to know after your application has been accepted.

Reimbursement Form
You will need to complete and submit this along with any other requirements articulated in your acceptance letter. Note: Reimbursement forms must be MAILED to the council address below.

Contact the Cultural Council
Phone: 508-763-0872
Email: RochesterCulturalCouncil@gmail.com
Mailing Address: RCC, 1 Constitution Way,
                                  Rochester, MA 02770-2036
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rochestermaculturalcouncil/

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Constitution Way, Rochester, MA 02770

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