Westport Cultural Council (WCC)

Supporting Artists, Non-Profit Organizations and Education through grants that help make Westport a vital and lively community for all.

   ~ Bank of America awards Westport Cultural Council $35K from the Helen E. Ellis Charitable Trust. ~  

 ~ 2019-2020 LCC Grant Awards can be found HERE


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The WCC Welcomes Your Questions!

Members of the Westport Cultural Council welcome the opportunity to share “behind the scenes information” about the grant awards and very specials programs funded by the WCC.  If your group or organization would like a presentation or more information to distribute, 

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Staff Contacts

Council Members

Name Title
Gay Gillespie Chair
Rud Lawrence Vice-Chairman
Ned Daniels Member, Treasurer
Lisa Arnold Member
Laura Bennett Member
Laurie Bullard Member
Ruth Bournes Member
Rosemary Melli Member
Alexandra Whitney Member