Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society announces Support Grants awards

Applications were received for support grants for capital purchases, general programs and more

The Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society (CCACS) is pleased to announce the recipients of the second intake for 2019 of the Society’s Support Grants program.

Applications were received for support grants for capital purchases, general programs, community-based activities and professional development for individual artist of up to $1000 each. The CCACS granted ten non-profit/community groups or individual artists with financial support for a total of $9,450 to help further develop arts and culture in Williams Lake and the Central Cariboo (CRD Areas D, E, and F). The funding for these grants is made available from the Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society and Arts Centre rental revenue.

CCACS Support Grant Recipients, 2019 Intake #2, for grants to be completed by December 31, 2019:

Capital Purchase Support

Esk’etemc – Purchase camera and equipment – $1,000

Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin – Purchase a Network Attached Storage device – $1,000

Community-Based Support

Community Arts Council of Williams Lake – Banjo workshop with Pharis and Jason Romero – $1,000

Cariboo Community Deathcaring Network – Swan Song Festival – $1,000

Likely & District Chamber of Commerce – Summer arts camp for youth – $1,000

General Program Support

Child Development Centre – Indigenous themed session room murals – $1,000

Potato House Sustainable Community Society – Youth painted signs reflecting UN’s 17 Sustainable Goals – $900

Quintet Plus – Choir workshop – $800

Individual Artist Professional Development Support

Venta Rutkauskas – Creative Facilitation Level 2 in Vancouver – $750

Wendy Bernier – Boot/purse felting workshop in Kelowna – $1,000

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