About the Arts Council

The UMass Arts Council offers grants to organizations affiliated with the University of Massachusetts, Amherst which involve UMass students through program management, participation and/or as an audience in arts related events.  Examples of eligible organizations include: registered student organizations, academic departments and cultural centers. To apply for a grant select the Grant link to the right.

Contact Information:

Voice: (413) 545-0202
Fax:    (413) 545-0132
Email: acouncil@acad.umass.edu

The Arts Council does not have full-time staff.  Please leave your message or send an email and a staff member will contact you.

Mailing Address:

UMass Arts Council
10 Curry Hicks - 100 Hicks Way
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003-9267

Next Grant Deadline

FALL 2016:
9/14/2016 for events after 9/27/2016;
10/12/2016 for events after 10/25/2016;
11/9/2016 for events after 11/22/2016

SPRING 2017:
1/25/2017 for events after 2/7/2017;
2/22/2017 for events after 3/7/2017;
3/15/2017 for events after 3/28/2017

All grants are due at noon on the day of the deadline