Cultural Trust Fund Announces Grant Recipients

As many as 34 Wyoming cultural and heritage projects and sponsoring organizations will benefit from more than $512,000 in grant awards from the Wyoming cultural trust fund.

The grant awards, approved by the five-member Cultural
Trust Fund board at a recent meeting in Cheyenne, came from 58 total applications representing 23 communities in 16 counties.

According to Administrator Renee Bovee, the requests totaled more than $1.3 million, with requests capped at a maximum of $50,000.

The state legislature created the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund
board in 1988 to support the states cultural heritage through grant
funding of innovative projects for the enjoyment, appreciation, promotion, preservation and protection of the arts and cultural historic resources.

For a complete list of grant recipients, log onto www.artsparkshistory.com and click on the cultural trust fund.

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