The Deschutes Cultural Coalition announced Thursday the 2020 recipients of the coalition grants, funded by the Oregon Cultural Trust.
The amount available to grant this year was $21,700. Requests amounting to $44,950 from 16 applicants were submitted.
This year’s recipients are:
Central Oregon Youth Orchestra-$1,800
COCC Afrocentric Studies Club- $2900
High Desert Chamber Music-$1000
High Desert Museum-$2,000
New Oregon Arts & Letters-$2,000
Sisters Art Association $2,000
Sunriver Music Festival- $1500
The Tower Theatre Foundation- $2,000
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.