The Cultural Council of Northern Berkshire has set an Oct. 15 deadline for organizations, schools and individuals to apply for Local Cultural Council Grants.

Applications should support community-oriented arts, humanities, science, history and environmental programs in the following 11 communities: Adams, Cheshire, Clarksburg, Florida, Hancock, Lanesborough, Monroe, New Ashford, North Adams, Savoy, and Williamstown.

Application forms, local guidelines, and additional information about the Local Cultural Council Program can be found at massculturalcouncil.org/communities/.

For a complete listing of all the opportunities by the Mass Cultural Council funding visit tinyurl.com/47snkbh2.

Visit the Cultural Council of Northern Berkshire's Facebook page for more information or email questions to mrm@usa.com.

Jeannie Maschino can be reached at 413-496-6256 or jmaschino@berkshireeagle.com.

Community News Editor / Librarian

Jeannie Maschino is community news editor and librarian for The Berkshire Eagle. She has worked for the newspaper in various capacities since 1982 and joined the newsroom in 1989.