Approximately $6,000 is available for grants supporting the arts, humanities, heritage and culture in Wallowa County for 2016, the Wallowa County Cultural Trust Coalition (WCCTC) announced.

Individual grants typically range from $250 to $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 (www.wallowavalleyarts.org/partnership). They may also be requested by emailing janet.pulsifer@gmail.com. For more information, phone Janet at 541-398-0189.

Applications for 2016 must be received by Oct. 31, 2015 to be considered. The WCCTC will meet immediately 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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