The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund recently awarded $195,678 to 30 cultural organizations around the state at their recent grant review board meeting held in Pinedale.
This grant round was very competitive with 45 excellent grant applications requesting essentially $1 million in grant support.
Awards were given to support a wide variety of projects, including historic preservation activities, community performances and marketing, exhibitions and museum equipment, folk arts programming, oral histories, and endowment challenges. Laramie County organizations receiving grants were:
Boulder Community Media, Virtual Art of the Hunt – Digital Convergence, $13,500
Cheyenne Arts Council, Wyoming: Landscapes, Soundscapes & Dancescapes Wyoming Tours, $8,000
Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, Focus on Parades’ Exhibit Interpretation Plan, $5,710
Cheyenne Greenway Foundation, Wildlife Landscapes for Holliday Park Greenway Underpass, $5,500
Cheyenne Historic Preservation Board, Warren Rest House Restoration Project, $10,000
Cheyenne Little Theatre Players, Inc., Mary Godfrey Playhouse Exterior Rehabilitation, Phase 1, $5,000