The Deschutes Cultural Coalition announced Thursday the 2019 recipients of the coalition grants, funded by the Oregon Cultural Trust. The amount available to grant this year was $23,000. Requests amounting to $47,050 from 18 applicants were submitted.
This year's recipients are:
Bend Art Center-$1,700
Central Oregon Symphony Association-$500
Central Oregon Youth Orchestra-$1,000
Deschutes Historical Society-$2,300
Deschutes Public Library-$1,000
High Desert Chamber Music-$1000
High Desert Museum-$2,500
LaPine Park and Rec Foundation-$3,000
Nancy R. Chandler Visiting Scholar Program of the COCC Foundation-$2,500
Sisters Art Association $1,000
Sunriver Music Festival- $3000
The Tower Theatre Foundation- $1,000
Waterston Desert Writing- $500
The Arts and Culture Alliance of Central Oregon is the fiscal sponsor for the Deschutes Cultural Coalition Grant.
About Deschutes Cultural Coalition:
The Deschutes Cultural Coalition provides grant funding from all sectors within the culture field including arts, heritage, and humanities. Grant funding is sponsored by the Oregon Cultural Trust and must support projects and activities that address one of the four priorities outlined within the Deschutes Cultural Plan:
Encourage greater awareness of local culture.
Ensure that a variety of cultural resources and programming are accessible to all residents.
Provide cultural education in Deschutes County
Help new and established cultural organizations increase their capacity to fulfill their mission.
Deschutes Cultural Coalition Board of Directors:
Kelly Cannon Miller
For more information on the Deschutes Cultural Coalition, Arts and Culture Alliance of Central Oregon visit https://www.artsandcultureco.org/grants-1
For more information of Oregon Cultural Trust visit: https://culturaltrust.org/