Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund awards a quarter mil for 21 projects statewide

WYOMING – The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund board awarded $256,760 to 21 projects around the state at its recent grant review meeting held in Laramie.

Awards were given to a wide variety of projects—from theatre equipment, building improvements, endowment challenge, summer music concerts, historic preservation and archaeological research, museum traveling exhibit, to saddle making podcasts and a documentary production.

Check out the complete listing of awards by county

Albany County

  • Culture Conservation Corps, Custom Saddle Making Podcasts, $8,000
  • University of Wyoming Department of Anthropology, Hell Gap Site Investigations, $21,177

Campbell County

  • Rockpile Museum Association, 2019 Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums Conference Keynote Speaker, $5,000

 Fremont County

  • Atlantic City Historical Society, Atlantic City Historical Tour Updates, $5,850
  • Fremont County School District #1/Promoting Arts in Lander Schools, Arts in Education programming, $5,451.24
  • Wind River Development Fund, Arapaho Historic Mansion Site Plan Development, $31,000

 Johnson County

  • Hoofprints of the Past Museum, Historical Interviews Book, $3,162

 Laramie County

  • City of Cheyenne Historic Preservation Board, Historic Airport Fountain, Restoration Phase 1, $17,395
  • LightsOn!, Cheyenne Arts Project, $8,000
  • Wyoming State Museum, Women’s Suffrage Traveling Exhibit, $6,000

Natrona County

  • Trinkle Brass Works, Inc., Casper Mountain Music Institute and Festival, $5,400

 Sublette County

  • Sublette County Historical Society, Museum of the Mountain Man Structure Event Tent, $15,000
  • Town of Pinedale, American Legion Park Events Power Box Project, $8,375

 Sweetwater County

  • Rock Springs Renewal Fund, Inc., 2019 Brown Bag Concert Series, $2,400
  • The Actors’ Mission, Theater Fire Suppression System, $20,000

Teton County

  • Jackson Hole Writers, 2019 Jackson Hole Writers Conference, $12,800
  • National Museum of Wildlife Art of the United States, Somos de Aqui: The Enduring Wildlife of Puerto Rico, $5,000

Uinta County

  • City of Evanston, Urban Renewal Agency, Evanston Cultural Center Stage Curtains and Equipment Project, $11,250

 Statewide

  • Alliance for Historic Wyoming, Endowment Fund Challenge, $25,000
  • Wyoming PBS Foundation, Wind River Art Documentary, $15,000
  • Wyoming Humanities Council, Creating Humanities Communities Along the Hemingway Highway, $25,500

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