Massachusetts Cultural Council & Department of Transitional Assistance

Use this form to sign-up for the Massachusetts Cultural Council and Department of Transitional Assistance's EBT card discount program, "EBT Card to Culture".

Sign-up is rolling, organizations may register at any time.

To participate in this program, organizations will offer discounted or free admission/tickets to individuals and families with a Massachusetts Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card.

Participating organizations may determine the number of individuals allowed the discount per EBT card, and the extent of the discount. However, they must:

* Offer the discount for regular admission or every performance, to be used at any time. (NOT "free after 5pm" or "every second Saturday")
* Offer a discount to the adult individual or family holding the EBT card. (NOT "free to children only")
* Advertise the discount on their website, and offer it through regular admissions process. (NOT "call for discount, not available at admissions")
* Commit to offering the discount from July 1, 2017 (or the time of their sign-up, if later) until June 30, 2018.

Participating organizations must also:
* Conduct a training on participation in the initiative for their admissions, box office, or
equivalent staff.
* In order to ensure core concepts are incorporated into your staff training, someone you’re
your organization must view this “train the trainer” webinar ahead of implementing the
* Collect usage and attendance information, and report on it by July 15, 2018.

* $2 per adult with EBT or WIC card, visitors under 18 are always free.
*  The Hitchcock Center is excited to welcome EBT cardholders as complimentary family or individual members. Please send us an email with your name, address, phone, email, and the first 6 digits of your EBT card to request this membership
* One class per family for $10 each semester, pending sufficient enrollment.
* Automatic qualification for financial aid, tuition will vary.
* Tickets $1 per person, up to 6 people.
* Admission FREE for 2 adults and 2 children.
* All programs always free.
* $3 admission for four people per card, cannot be combined with other offers or used for special events.
· Admission with EBT card: $5 per person - up to 2 people per card. Reserve in person.
· Free admission to all concerts, depending on availability. Tickets must be redeemed in advance. Card holders may use promo code "FREE-EBT" online or over the phone.
· 30 tickets put aside per performance: $5 each, 2 per card. Subject to availability. (so if the show is selling out, you can release any unsold discounted tickets)

* 1. Please enter contact information for the person at your organization who will be responsible for this initiative.
This is for Mass Cultural Council follow-up only, and will not be shared.

Please note: your responses to questions two through four will be posted as is on a public website advertising this program.

* 2. What is the name of your organization?

* 3. Describe the discount offered by your organization.  Be sure to meet the guidelines for this program.

* 4. Please enter the following information about your organization.

* 5. Please select the DTA Office nearest where your organization is located or provides programming. You may select up to three if you have programming in multiple places.

* 6. Upload a source file version (ex. photoshop) of your organization's logo to this Dropbox folder, or email the logo to and then click "yes" below to confirm you have done so, or to request assistance.

By clicking "Submit" below, you are agreeing to:
  • Offer the discount detailed above through June 30, 2018.
  • Offer customer service training to your admissions, box office, or equivalent staff about the program and your discount.
  • Collect information on the use of this discount:
    • How many times was this discount used at your organization?
    • How many adults attended?
    • How many children attended?
  • Report to the Mass Cultural Council by July 15, 2018.