Cultural Council

Duties & Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Halifax Cultural Council is the distribution, once each year, of the Town's allocation of lottery proceeds devoted to arts and cultural programs. All applications for the next cycle must be postmarked no later than October 15, 2019.MCC

The Halifax Cultural Council is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

Applications for FY2020 - The deadline for applications is October 15, 2019. You can also file via a paper application.

The Halifax Cultural Council is now accepting applications for the Council's Fiscal Year 2020 grant cycle. All applications must be submitted to the Halifax Cultural Council, 499 Plymouth Street, Halifax, MA 02338 no later than Tuesday, October 15. Grant applications and other information are available on the Council's web site: or applicants can apply on-line at (click on the "Apply Now" tab) - This year, the Council's priorities include an emphasis on events in Halifax, but not just in the "municipal center", programs related to nature, science, environmental education and the Town's history, programs for seniors, library patrons, people with disabilities, families, and teens, and programs involving artists and speakers from Halifax. Applicants can obtain more information through the Halifax Board of Selectmen's office at 781-294-1316.


Successful applicants should send invoices, reimbursement forms, and associated background material (publicity of the event, etc.) to the Halifax Cultural Council, Halifax Town Hall, 499 Plymouth Street, Halifax, MA 02338.

Staff Contacts

Name Phone
Charlie Seelig (781) 294-1316

Council Members

NameTerm Expires



Linda Redding