Sherman County Cultural Coalition

For the Love of Culture

News Release

May 14, 2021

Sherman County Cultural Coalition

Contact: Melva Thomas (541-980-4968)



Sherman Cultural Coalition Announces 2021 Spring Grant Awards


Spring grant awards for 2021 have been announced by the Sherman County Cultural Coalition (SCCC) committing $4,500.00 to projects that strengthen existing cultural resources or engage the community in the arts, heritage or humanities in Sherman County.


Three project applications met the goals and priorities established by the Coalition in the Sherman County Cultural Plan.  Successful applicants and projects are as follows: Mid-Columbia Center for Living – Zen Garden (Wasco Events Center); Sherman County Historical Museum – Museum Archival Storage Supplies; Jessica Wheeler/Becky Brandenburg – Sherman Kids Zone.


Funding for these community projects was made possible with a grant award received from the Oregon Cultural Trust plus matching funds generously provided by Sherman County.  Applications for the next grant cycle will be available in the fall of 2021.


The Oregon Cultural Trust, with donations from Oregonians, funds 1400+ nonprofits in Oregon in the areas of arts, heritage, and humanities.  When you donate to any of the 1400+ on the list, you can qualify for a state tax credit.  Visit to learn how you can get involved and qualify for the tax credit.


For additional information, please visit the Sherman County Cultural Coalition website at .