The Deschutes Cultural Coalition — Funded by the Oregon Cultural Trust, the recipients of its 2019 coalition grants were announced last week. The amount available to grant was $23,000. Recipients are as follows: BEAT Children’s Theatre ($1,000), Bend Art Center ($1,700) BendFilm ($1,000), Central Oregon Symphony Association ($500), Central Oregon Youth Orchestra ($1,000), Deschutes Historical Society ($2,300), Deschutes Public Library ($1,000) High Desert Chamber Music ($1,000), High Desert Museum ($2,500), La Pine Park and Rec Foundation ($3,000), Nancy R. Chandler Visiting Scholar Program of the COCC Foundation ($2,500), Sisters Art Association ($1,000) Sunriver Music Festival ($3,000), The Tower Theatre Foundation ($1,000), Waterston Desert Writing ($500). The Deschutes Cultural Coalition provides grants within the culture field, including arts, heritage and humanities.

— David Jasper, The Bulletin