Tillamook County Cultural Coalition Grants Funds to Five Tillamook County Projects

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The Tillamook County Cultural Coalition (TCCC) board has recently awarded 2022 grant funds to five Tillamook County cultural organizations.  The Coalition administers and distributes Oregon Cultural Trust funding in Tillamook County. TCCC is grateful for all organizations that applied and that continue to enrich the culture of Tillamook County.

The organizations receiving 2022 funding are:

Tillamook County Pioneer Museum – Object Reconciliation and Accessibility Project

North Coast Recreational District – Performing Arts Center Theater Signage

Neskowin Valley School – Environment and Sustainability Project

Riverbend Players – Theater Fundamentals Workshops

White Clover Grange – Heritage Apple Tree Oral History Project

Founded in 2002, the Oregon Cultural Trust (OCT) works to protect and stabilize Oregon cultural resources by creating a solid foundation for the future; expanding public awareness of the quality of, access to, and use of culture in Oregon; and ensuring that Oregon cultural resources are strong and dynamic contributors to Oregon’s communities and quality of life.

Each year, one-third of Trust funds go to 45 Oregon County Cultural Coalitions. Coalitions, in turn, grant those funds to local cultural programs or projects in their counties.  The Tillamook County Cultural Coalition (TCCC) selects projects to receive funding in the following areas:  education, community arts, heritage, environment, and traditions.

To learn more about the Trust, go to www.culturaltrust.org.  For TCCC grant application guidelines and deadlines, visit  http://www.tcpm.org/tillamook-co-cultural-coalition.html, and like us on Facebook.

TCCC is looking for additional Board members for 2022 who are aligned with the Oregon Cultural Trust and TCCC missions to enhance local arts, heritage and humanities in Tillamook County. Currently, all meetings are held virtually via Zoom.  Contact TCCC at tillamookccc@gmail.com to request a board membership application.