The Wallowa County Cultural Trust Coalition says it has approximately $6,000 available for grants supporting the arts, humanities, heritage and culture in Wallowa County for 2016.

Grants are generally given in the amount of $250-$1,000. Individuals and organizations are encouraged to apply. Projects must contain a public component that increases access to local culture.

Applications are available online through the Wallowa Valley Arts Council website under Partnership Organizations ( They may also be requested from Janet Pulsifer by emailing her at For more information, phone 541-398-0189.

Applications for 2016 must be received by Oct. 31, 2015. The WCCTC will meet immediately afterward to review applications, make decisions and notify applicants.

The Oregon Cultural Trust was created under the direction of the state legislature, Oregon counties and the Confederated Tribes of the state with the purpose of awarding grant funds to support endeavors that promote arts, humanities and local heritage.

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