Posted 12-4-18, Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund (CHEYENNE) – Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund Awards $256,760.24
The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund board awarded $256,760 to 21 projects around the state at their 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. Below is a 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

For more information about the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund, visit www.wyoculturaltrust.com, or contact WCTF Program Coordinator, Renée Bovée at 307-777-6312 or renee.bovee@wyo.gov.