Cultural Council

Contact: Jeanne Randorf
Address: One North Main Road, PO BOX 237, Otis, MA 01253
Phone: 413-329-8713
Meeting  3rd Wednesday 6:00 pm
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Jeanne Randorf
ChairJune 30, 2024
Arlene TolopkoMember
June 30, 2023
Deborah FogelMemberJune 30, 2023
Carol LombardoMemberJune 30, 2024
Shannon AlbeeMember
June 30, 2022
Carole BurkeMemberJune 30, 2024


Call for Grant Applications!


The Otis Cultural Council invites artists, artisans, educators, lecturers, and performers from Massachusetts to apply for state and town funding for cultural programs to benefit Otis residents in 2019. Our mission is to provide access, education, and diversity in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences for adults, teens, and children in our community.


The application period is September 1 through October 17, 2023 at 11:59 PM.  Applicants will find the online application at . Then click on “Artists & Art and scroll down to “Local Cultural Council Program”. There you will find a button for the Application Process. All applicants must use their log in and password, or create one to use the system.


The state MCC has put a recording of their “Applying to the Local Cultural Council Grant Program” on Youtube. This informative video will take you through the steps for submitting a successful application. Here is the link:


Please be aware that the page above Mass Cultural Council webpage lists other grant opportunities for artists and art institutions. Those funds are available directly from the State and application information is listed there.


For more information, send email inquiries to or call Jeanne Randorf at 413-329-8713.



Mission Statement

The Otis Cultural Council mission is to promote cultural access, education, and diversity in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences for Otis residents of all ages, and to promote communication and community-building.



JR 9/18/2023