past grant awards

2019 HRCT Grant Awards

Hood River Friends of the Library
Hood River Reads $1500

Mariachi de Hood River
Mariachi for youth $1600

The Next Door, Inc.
Klarhe House Sewing Project $1005

Photographer, Peter Marbach
Healing the Big River $1500

Arts in Education of the Gorge
Diamond Fruit Mural Kiosk $2000

Columbia Center for the Arts
Fearless and Free Art $1000

2018 HRCT Grant Awards

Friends of the Hood River County Library
Hood River Reads $2000

Art of Community
Big Art Walking Map $2000

Sarah Fox
Hear the Gorge Podcast $2000

Gorge Owned
Sense of Place Lecture Series $2000

The Next Door, Inc.
The Klarhe House Filmmaking project $1300

2017 HRCT Grant Awards

Sarah Fox
Hear the Gorge Podcast $2000

Friends of Hood River County Library
Hood River Reads $1500

Peter Marbach, photographer
Columbia From Source to Sea $1200

Michael Peterson
Peterson Pro Media
The Last Nutcracker $1800

Fruta del Fuego
Underwood Fruit Fire film $1800

Performing Arts Initiative $552

2016 HRCT Grant Awards

Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Cancer Center
Gorge Photography Installation $2000

Friends of the Hood River County Library
Hood River Reads $1000

Visual Artist, Michelle Yamamoto
Community Cultural Mural $2000

The Next Door, Inc.
Filmmaking with Klahre House students $2200

Visual Artist, Nicholas Vic
Community Memorial Mural $2000

2015 HRCT Grant Awards

Bridge of the Gods Quilters
Quilt Block Trail $1000

Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association
Collaboration Concert $1500

Friends of the Cascade Locks Historical Museum
Vintage newspaper digitazation $1000

Hood River Valley High School Ceramics Department
Kiln $2200

The Next Door Inc.
Klahre House student art project $1005

Mid-Columbia Economic Development District
Art and Culture Tour Map $200

Photographer, Peter Marbach
Columbia River Photo Exhibit $2000

HRCT 2013 Grant Awards

Arts in Education of the Gorge – $1250
For:  Ever-Changing Tapestry Project

Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association – $1000
For:  Cellist and Violist Funding

Friends of Hood River County Library – $500
For:  Hood River County Reads – Stafford

Hood River County Library & The History Museum – $1000
For:  Hood River News Digitization

Mid-Columbia Economic Development District – $1000
For:  Columbia Gorge Arts & Culture Tour Map

Mt. Hood Town Hall – $1000
For:  Ceramic workshops for kids

HRCT 2012 Grant Awards

Columbia Arts – $600
Arts in Education of the Gorge – $1,200
Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association – $500
Gorge Grown Food Network – $1,000
Gorge Ukuleles – $1,000
Klahre House of Next Door, Inc – $1,000
Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan
of HR Valley High School – $1,195
St Francis House of Odell – $1,004

HRCT 2011 Grant Awards

Columbia Arts – $1,000
For: A month long series of free events for the community as part of its 5 yr anniversary.

Arts in Education of the Gorge – $1,500
For: A series of writing workshops for the middle and high schools addressing the question “Is art relevant to our lives?”

Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association – $1,800
For: The participation of lead professionals to mentor sub groups of the Sinfonietta in its 2011 season of concerts.

Gorge Music Series – $1,000
For: Support for the workshops, concerts and Fiddle Contest of the Gorge Music Series.

Nuestra Communidad Sana – $1,050
For: The annual community Avanzando celebration and its 2011 showcasing of Mexican cuisine as a UNESCO Cultural Heritage.

Scarlet Thistle Studio – $200
For: “Ruby Dreams,” a presentation of international belly dancing styles.

St Francis House of Odell – $1,020
For: Creation of a Mexican heritage garden by youths attending the St Francis House.

HRCT 2010 Grant Awards

Columbia Arts – $2,500
For: Plein Air Writing Exhibition

Gorge Ukeleles – $1,000
For: Ukelele purchase for school programs

The History Museum of Hood River County – $1,000
For: Farm Life Exhibit programming

Gorge Nonprofit Collaborative – $ 500
For: Brown Bag Lunch Series

Peggy Kelter – $1,500
For: Ceramic self-portrait project at Mid Valley Elementary

Columbia Gorge Community College Foundation – $ 500
For: Spring Humanities Series

Klahre House – $1,390
For: Self Portrait project

Radio Tierra – $1,000
For: Support of general operating need