(Fremont County, WY) – Through its vision to promote engaged communities, improve quality of life, and enhance the state’s economy, Wyoming Humanities is proud to announce the latest round of grants awards provided across the state.
These funds were made possible through an initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities, “Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan” or SHARP.
Grants were awarded in three categories:
- General Operating – for operational and salary support
- Programming – to support their humanities-based programs or projects
- Recovery – for specific efforts related to recovery from the coronavirus pandemic
In this cycle, Wyoming Humanities awarded $408,940. Since the organization started granting these funds last fall, more than half a million dollars has been provided to Wyoming organizations ($373,940 in general operating, $68,343 in programming, $64,228 in recovery).
The following list highlights organizations that have received these grants through Wyoming Humanities since October 2021, sorted by county. Note that many of these grants have reach beyond the borders of their own county, some impacting the entire state.
- Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center: $7,500
- e2e Treks, DBA KULU Treks: $5,000
- Fremont County Library System: $10,000
- Fremont County Pioneer Museum: $7,500
- Lander Children’s Museum: $7,500
- Wind River Heritage Center: $5,000
Click here to view the entire list of recipients.