Cultural Council

Announcement: The Belmont Cultural Council will be accepting grant applications for the coming fiscal year between September 1 and October 17th.

The Belmont Cultural Council, in conjunction with the Mass Cultural Council, has set September 1st through October 17th as the application period for organizations, schools, and individuals to apply for grants that support cultural activities in the Belmont community. The online application is available on the Mass Cultural Council website at The Belmont Cultural Council is one of the Local Cultural Councils (LCCs) which serve all 351 cities and towns in the Commonwealth. The Mass Cultural Council is holding a virtual training session for LCC applicants on September 13th at 6 PM at

For more information about Grant Applications please click here.  


About the Cultural Council

The Cultural Council is a permanent committee appointed by the Select Board and is a part of a network of local and regional cultural councils which receive funding through a central state agency, the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Funds are re-granted to individuals and organizations to promote excellence, access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences in Belmont. 

The Massachusetts Cultural Council supports the Local Cultural Council Program, a resource for people to find out more about the programs, including a web page for every council.

Meet Belmont Podcast overview of the Cultural Council

Board Members

Member NameTerm Expiration
Vicki Amalfitano, ChairExpiring 2025
Katherine CreaghExpiring 2025
VacantExpiring 2025
Emily KennerleyExpiring 2026
Annette Goodro, Treasurer

Expiring 2024

VacantExpiring 2025
Sue MorrisExpiring 2026
Gloria Pimentel, SecretaryExpiring 2026
Vera SavageExpiring 2025
Nancy LindeNon Voting Member
Rebecca RichardsNon Voting Member