Amherst Cultural Council


The Amherst Cultural Council allocates state Arts Lottery funds, but it is directed to support and nurture arts activities in the community by seeking private or other public funds and initiatives.

The 2021-22 grant application window has closed. Please check back for information about the 2022-2023 application in summer of 2022. 

For more information about the ACC, please visit the Massachusetts Cultural Council Website

New! Click here to view the list of 2021 Amherst Cultural Council Grant Awardees


Term Expires
Christy Anderson 2021 2024
Julianne Applegate, Co-Chair 2019 2022
Nandi Chivende, non-voting 2020 2022
Nicolas Graber-Mitchell 2020 2024
Matt Holloway, Co-Chair 2020 2023
Joy Jarme 2021 2024
Jennifer Lind, Secretary
2016 2022
Sydney Mager, non-voting 2020 2022
Leah Neuburger, non-voting 2020 2022
Arthur Pero  2020 2022
Robin Thompson, Treasurer 2017 2023
Rachel Wang 2020 2023