JOSEPH — Grant applications for the Wallowa County Cultural Trust Coalition are due at the beginning of November, according to a press release.

Eligible applicants must be Wallowa County residents and have a public component of their project that increases access to local culture. Successful applicants make access to culture more available, recover and preserve historic assets and achievements, support development of artists and cultural experiences and/or strengthen the capacity of cultural organizations in Wallowa County. Not-for-profit entities will be prioritized.

The coalition supports local, cultural endeavors and promotes participation in arts, heritage and humanities through disseminating Oregon Cultural Trust grant money.

Applications for the grants are currently available online at https://josephy.org/arts-council/wcctc or can be requested by email at WCCTCoalition@gmail.com. The applications are due Nov. 10. Coalition grants are typically awarded in amounts from $250-$1,000.

The Oregon Cultural Trust was created under the direction of the Oregon Legislature with the purpose of awarding grant funds to Oregon counties and Indian tribes to support endeavors that promote arts, humanities and local heritage. For more information about the state trust, or to donate, visit CulturalTrust.org.

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