Cultural Council

Carlisle Cultural Council logo - July 2018
The Carlisle Cultural Council is a 5-7 member appointed group of Carlisle residents interested in the arts and support local arts initiatives through a grant award process. The Council is interested in supporting both active and audience arts activities which benefit our local residents.

Thank you for your interest in the Carlisle Cultural Council! If you have any questions, the best way to reach us is by email.

The Cultural Council is now accepting applications for FY 2019 grants applications.  

Deadline for applications Oct 15, 2018

This year the Council expects to award $4,500 in grants. New applicants for arts programming or participatory arts activities for Carlisle residents are encouraged to apply. The deadline is October 15. Please see the Cultural Council page for priorities. Applications are available on line at:

Questions? Please contact


Members Term Expires
*Caren Ponty, Chair 2020
Mary-Lynne Bohn, Secretary 2020
Alain Bojarski 2020
Jill Henderson 2020
Carren Panico 2020
Jennifer Sagalyn 2019
Abby Zimmerman 2021