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County gets roughly $33K from Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund

Dec 13, 2013 - From staff reports

A second round Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund grants brings this year's total amount of awards to more than $1 million.

Fremont County received roughly $33,000 in grants, with funds going toward the following projects:

- Fremont County School District 1/Promoting Arts in Lander Schools, Arts in the Afternoon: $4,000

- Museum of the American West, Historic Print Shop Building Displays and Exhibits: $8,615

- The Nature Conservancy, Heart Mountain Ranch Cultural Interpretation and Visitor Readiness: $20,000

Organizations throughout the state received the funds to help with cultural and heritage projects.

In November, the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund board awarded roughly $580,000 to 28 Wyoming non-profit and governmental organizations in the second round of grant submissions.

This round of grant review contained a variety of projects, including preservation and rehabilitation of historic buildings, museum exhibit development, art conferences and arts education programming, digital smart phone application development of historic site tours, organizational infrastructure needs, including staffing and marketing campaigns, and book publishing requests.

For more information, contact administrator Renée Bovée at 777-6312 or renee.bovee@wyo.gov.

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