Cultural Council

The Wellesley Cultural Council (WCC) is the local presence of the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) and is a grassroots cultural funding network supporting community-based projects in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences. The WCC awards annual grants to programs that enrich the culture and quality of life in Wellesley. 

Funding decisions are based on local eligibility requirements determined by the WCC through a community input process. Average grants tend to be modest amounts and are often reimbursement-based, meaning applicants spend personal money on programs and if approved for a grant, applicants are reimbursed for those expenses. 

Specific information on Wellesley Cultural Council program guidelines, priorities, funding applications and previously funded programs is available online through the Massachusetts Cultural Council's Local Cultural Council (LCC) program toolkit

The Wellesley Cultural Council members are appointed by the Select Board. 

Wellesley Cultural Council

Name Title Term Ends
Nora Tracy Phillips Chair 2024
David White Treasurer 2023
Jan Adams Secretary 2024
Suja Ramnath Secretary 2023
Kiera Carlisle Member 2024
Abigail Glassenberg Member 2024
Karen Griswold Member 2023
Radoslava Hall Member 2024
Andrea Kaiser Member 2024
Stephanie Kasok Member 2024
Laurie Ohlms Member 2024
Mary Anne Ulian Member 2024
Marc Zawel Member 2024