Clatsop County Cultural Coalition grant awardees

2018 grant winners at the River Inn in Seaside. Back row: Dan McClure, Clatsop College Foundation; Graham Nystrom, Tillicum Foundation/KMUN; Steve Wright, Seaside Museum and History Center; Meagan Sokol, Cannon Beach Arts Association. Front row: Arthur Broten, Tillicum Foundation/KMUN; Greg Jacobs, Finlandia Foundation; Jay Speakman and Jon Broderick, Fisher Poets; Annie Eskelin, Astoria Visual Arts; Denise Fairweather, Fairweather Gallery.

Applicants have until Oct. 31 to apply to the Clatsop County Cultural Coalition for a 2020 grant. Funding is available for up to $2,000 per project. In 2019, Nine recipients received $10,000 in funding, total.

The local coalition will fund projects based on the degree of awareness to culture; support toward preservation, functionality, or sustained usage of physical facilities that promote arts and culture; strength of the overall health of existing non-profit organizations, schools, individuals, or business, related to visual and performing arts, heritage and humanities in Clatsop County.

The Clatsop County Cultural Coalition is funded by the Oregon Cultural Trust to award funding that supports, maintains, preserves, and promotes cultural programs in visual and performing arts, as well as heritage, and humanities-based projects within Clatsop County. Individuals and groups located within Clatsop County are eligible to apply; applicants must have 501©3 not-for-profit status or 501©3 organization affiliation. Grants will be awarded in December.

The 2020 application for the Clatsop Cultural Coalition grant is available online at

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