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The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund board awarded more than $256,760 to 21 projects around the state at their recent grant review meeting held in Laramie.

Awards were given to a wide variety of projects, from theatre equipment, building improvements, endowment challenge, summer music concerts, historic preservation and archaeological research, museum traveling exhibit, to saddle making podcasts and a documentary production. Below is a complete listing of awards by county.


Albany County

Culture Conservation Corps, Custom Saddle Making Podcasts, $8,000

University of Wyoming Department of Anthropology, Hell Gap Site Investigations, $21,177


Campbell County

Rockpile Museum Association, 2019 Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums Conference Keynote Speaker, $5,000


Fremont County

Atlantic City Historical Society, Atlantic City Historical Tour Updates, $5,850

Fremont County School District #1/Promoting Arts in Lander Schools, Arts in Education programming, $5,451.24

Wind River Development Fund, Arapaho Historic Mansion Site Plan Development, $31,000


Johnson County

Hoofprints of the Past Museum, Historical Interviews Book, $3,162


Laramie County

City of Cheyenne Historic Preservation Board, Historic Airport Fountain, Restoration Phase 1, $17,395

LightsOn!, Cheyenne Arts Project, $8,000

Wyoming State Museum, Women’s Suffrage Traveling Exhibit, $6,000


Natrona County

Trinkle Brass Works, Inc., Casper Mountain Music Institute and Festival, $5,400


Sublette County

Sublette County Historical Society, Museum of the Mountain Man Structure Event Tent, $15,000

Town of Pinedale, American Legion Park Events Power Box Project, $8,375


Sweetwater County

Rock Springs Renewal Fund, Inc., 2019 Brown Bag Concert Series, $2,400

The Actors’ Mission, Theater Fire Suppression System, $20,000


Teton County

Jackson Hole Writers, 2019 Jackson Hole Writers Conference, $12,800

National Museum of Wildlife Art of the United States, Somos de Aqui: The Enduring Wildlife of Puerto Rico, $5,000


Uinta County

City of Evanston, Urban Renewal Agency, Evanston Cultural Center Stage Curtains and Equipment Project, $11,250



Alliance for Historic Wyoming, Endowment Fund Challenge, $25,000

Wyoming PBS Foundation, Wind River Art Documentary, $15,000

Wyoming Humanities Council, Creating Humanities Communities Along the Hemingway Highway, $25,500


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