The Deschutes Cultural Coalition announced Wednesday the 2018 recipients of the coalition grants, funded by the Oregon Cultural Trust. The amount available to grant this year was $22,000. Requests amounting to $51,450 from 16 applicants were submitted.
This year's recipients are:
Central Oregon Symphony Association- $3,000
Stage Right Productions- $2,500
Waterston Desert Writing Prize- $500
Central Oregon Youth Orchestra- $1,000
Sunriver Music Festival- $2,000
BendFilm Festival- $2,500
Base Camp Studios- $1,000
Bend Art Center- $1,500
Multicultural Activities,COCC- $2,500
High Desert Museum- $2,000
Tower Theatre Foundation- $2,500
High Desert Mural Festival- $1,000
The Arts and Culture Alliance of Central Oregon is the fiscal sponsor for the Deschutes Cultural Coalition Grant.
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.
Board of Directors:
Kelly Cannon Miller