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Past Grant Recipients

2014-2015 Grant Awards

Full Funding

  • Eastern Oregon Correctional Institute - Performing Arts - $1000
  • Echo High School - Echo to Ashland - $1200
  • Athena Caledonian Games Association - Brrring on the Games - $1000
  • Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon - Music from Around the World - $1500
  • Oregon East Symphony - Youth Program Instruments - $1000
  • Stanfield Public Library - Youth Program - $1200
  • College Community Theater, Blue Mountain Community College - Summer Theater Camp - $2000
  • Hermiston High School - Choral Library Update - $700
  • Inland Northwest Musicians - Young Artists Competition - $400
Partial Funding
  • Echo High School Choir - "Cinderella" - $1000
  • Weston-McEwen High School - Portland Trip - $1000

2013-2014 Grant Awards

Full Funding

  • Eastern Oregon Correctional Institute - Arts & Humanities for Inmates - $1000
  • Arts Council of Pendleton - Art Zoom - $750
  • Sandstone Middle School, Hermiston - Continuous Clarinets - $1796
  • Echo Secondary School - Echo to Ashland - $1498
  • Pilot Rock Theater Department - Sound Equipment - $500
  • Ukiah School - Ukiah Art Show - $550
  • Inland Northwest Musicians - Young Artists Competition - $400
Partial Funding
  • Echo High School, Echo - Echo to Broadway - $1500
  • Athena Caledonian Games Association - Promoting Scottish Experience - $500
  • Echo School 6th/7th grade - Oregon Children's Theater - $189
  • College Community Theater, Blue Mountain Community College - Summer Youth Camp - $1750
  • Oregon East Symphony - Raising the Bar - $1000
  • Hermiston Public Library - Library Centennial - $475

2012-2013 Grant Awards

Full Funding
  • Caledonian Games Crest Project - Athena Caledonia Games - $155
  • Elementary Strings Program - Oregon East Symphony - $1,263
  • Fun Fridays - Stanfield Public Library - $990
  • Milton-Freewater History Video - Milton-Freewater Historical Society - $950
  • Ukiah students to student writers workshop - $700
  • Votes for Women - Umatilla County Historical Society - $832
  • Weston Cataloguing Historical Multimedia Project - Umatilla County Pioneers Association / Weston Historical Society - $333
  • Workshops by Community Artists - Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution - $400
Partial Funding
  • Desert Arts Council - Art-in-Action - $700
  • Author Visit - McKay Creek Elementary - $900
  • Echo to Ashland III - Echo High School - $602)
  • Pacific Science Center - King Tut - Echo Middle School - $610
  • Traditional Arts Masters - Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts - $1200
  • “Westside Story” at Windermere Theater - Armand Larive Middle School Choir - $1,545
  • Youth Outreach Program for Umatilla County - Inland Northwest Musicians - $400 (not $800)

2011-2012 Grant Awards

Full Funding
  • Details ArtWalk Brochure - Desert Arts Council - $1180
  • Fiddler Artist in Residence - Pilot Rock Elementary School - $381
  • "Our Main Street" - A Community Mapping Field Trip - Sherwood
  • Elementary - $693
  • Puppets as Learning Tool To Enhance Imagination - $722.02
Partial Funding
  • Harvest Time Fine Art Show - Milton-Freewater - $1,000
  • Arts Have Class - Arts Council of Pendleton - $1,000
  • Athena Public Library Local History Materials - $600
  • Exploratory Field Trip - Clara Brownell Middle School - $732
  • Echo to Ashland II - Echo Drama Club - $1012
  • Artist in Residence - McKay Creek Elementary School - $750
  • A-Sharp Players Scholarship Fund - Oregon East Symphony - $480
  • Music Purchase - Sherwood and McKay School Choirs - $240
  • PAM Field Trip - Stanfield Seconday School - $800
  • Exhibit Enhancement "The Automobile Comes to Umatilla County" - Umatilla County Historical Society - $500
  • Weston Cataloguing Local Artifacts and Oral Histories Project - Umatilla Counties Pioneers Association/Weston Historical Society- $696

2010-2011 Grant Awards

Full funding

  • $200 - Athena Caledonian games – Archival book project.
  • $750 - Athena’s Gem Inc. – Gem Theatre architectural model.
  • $462 – Echo High School – Echo to Ashland theatre trip.
  • $1,086 – Echo Elementary – “Dear Edwina” sets.
  • $1,000 – Fort Henrietta Foundation – Vintage farm equipment display.
  • $800 – Hermiston Public Library – Children’s murals.
  • $935 – Mac-Hi Drama Club / Frogtown Frolickers – Benefit melodrama.
  • $1383 – McKay Creek Elementary – Eastern Oregon Writing Festival.
  • $800 – Oregon East Symphony – Musician master class program.
  • $3,000 – Pilot Rock High School – Theater Sound System
  • $1,175 – Umatilla County 4-H Youth Program – A Palette of Fun art program.
  • $1,352 – Umatilla County Historical Society – Inventory and Digitalization of the UCHS object collection.
  • $1,164 – Umatilla County Pioneers Association / Weston Historical Society – Weston Oral History Project.

Partial Funding

  • $500 - Children’s Museum of Eastern Oregon – Art room enhancement.
  • $200 – City of Echo – Creative Echoes arts show.