Town of Groton
Meeting Notice

Town Clerk
173 Main Street
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-1100

Local Cultural Council Meeting

Tuesday, September 12 2023 at 7:00 PM
Town Hall: First Floor Meeting Room, 173 Main Street Groton, MA

This meeting was posted Friday, September 8 2023 at 12:18 PM


GCC Meeting 2nd Tuesday of every month, Town Hall meeting room


Board:  Groton Cultural Council

Date:   Sept 12, 2023

Time: 7pm

Location: Groton Town Hall, 1st floor meeting room



  1. Approval of 5 sets of meeting minutes that were not approved from Nov 2022 through August 31 2023
  2. Close grants from last cycle
  3. Discuss and vote on pre-funding (preferred by the state) vs. reimbursement
  4. Discussion/overview of our guidelines and Priorities:

Projects that that benefit the local Groton community inclusive of all ages, ethnic, POC, LGBTQX, religious and cultural backgrounds, or persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and given equal consideration.

            Projects may include public benefit through Arts, Humanities, and Sciences.

Limit grant amounts to a maximum of 1,500.00

Limit the number of applications to 4 per organization

Field trips are eligible for reimbursement for tickets, travel and guide fees.

Capitol expenditure requests are allowed with limitations.

Applicant eligibility includes: Individuals, Incorporated non-profit organizations, Unincorporated associations, Incorporated for-profit organizations, Tribal, federal, state and municipal government organizations and religious organizations.

LCC monies cannot be used to purchase food or beverages, LCC cannot fund activities that are "inherently religious"

  1. Discuss procedures for reviewing grant applications
  2. Assign grants to members to review
  3. Discussion/vote on setting an event in the spring to recognize recipients
  4. Reminder for everyone to check their profiles
  5. GCC Meeting 2nd Tuesday of every month, Town Hall meeting room
  6. Adjournment


The listing of topics that the Chair reasonably anticipates will be discussed at the meeting is not intended as a guarantee of the topics that will have been discussed. Not all topics listed may in fact be discussed, and other topics not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.