The Otis Cultural Council welcomes artists, artisans, educators, lecturers, and performers from Massachusetts to apply for state and town funding for cultural programs for the upcoming year.

The Cultural Council's mission is to provide access, education, and diversity in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences for adults, teens, and children in the community.

Applicants will be able to file their applications online at or on paper.

For instructions regarding digital applications, visit the OCC page on the town website,, or download a paper version from that site.

Paper applications should be mailed to Otis Cultural Council, 1 North Main Road, P.O. Box 237, Otis, MA 01253

Applications must be postmarked no later than Thursday, Oct. 15.

For information, email or call Jeanne Randorf, chairwoman, at 413-269-4251.