The New Era - All about Sweet Home since 1929

State grant funding available for humanities, arts, history


March 14, 2017

These Sweet Home High School metal shop students placed in the top three at Linn-Benton Community College’s Skills Competition March 2. From left they are: Tucker Downs, second in Shielded Metal Arc Welding – Under Class; Callie Baker, second in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding – Under Class; and Devon Dixon, first in Gas Metal Arc Welding. They were among approximately 190 students from 24 Oregon high schools from as far away as Baker City who competed in the annual contest. Students competed in contests for commuter aided drafting and design (CADD), machine tool milling and turning and several types of welding technology. Winners were announced at an awards ceremony following the competition. Photo courtesy of Michael Tuller

The Linn County Cultural Commission is accepting proposals for grants to fund projects that will promote and improve access to the arts, to history and local heritage, and for humanities-related activities in Linn County.

The LCCC may allocate up to $10,000 for grants in this funding cycle. Grants typically range between $250 and $2,500. Project proposals are considered on a case-by-case basis and may not be awarded the full amount requested.

Proposals must address the arts, history and heritage, and/or humanities in a manner that promotes and protects cultural activities and assets of Li...

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