Top Stories January 6, 2021

Jackson Groups Get State Funding

by Jackson Hole Radio News

The Wyoming Arts Council, with support from the Wyoming Governor’s Office through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, has distributed $2.4 million dollars in grant funding to individual artists and to arts and cultural organizations in the state. The purpose of the CARES Act funding is to support those in the arts and culture sector who have had significant revenue loss or had expenditures that are a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the Arts Council distributed 55 financial assistance grants to arts and cultural organizations in Wyoming and 199 grants to individual artists. In Jackson, grants were made to Community Center for the Arts, Dancers’ Workshop of Jackson Hole, Grand Teton Music Festival, Off Square Theatre Company, Riot Act, Inc., Teton Music School, Jackson Hole Live!, Music Land, and Vista 360, Inc. Grants were made in Pinedale to Pinedale Fine Arts Council, Inc. and Pinedale Community Theatre.  Funds were distributed as a one-time grant to those that met the eligibility criteria.