National Endowment for the Arts Awards $35,000 in Direct Grants to Wyoming Organizations


The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is pleased to announce the first round of recommended awards for the fiscal year 2024, with grants in the categories of Grants for Arts Projects, Challenge America, Research Awards, and Literature Fellowships in creative writing (poetry) and translation.

A total of $35,000 dollars was awarded to three recipients in Wyoming.

Wyoming recipients include:

Trinkle Brass Works, Inc. - Casper, WY


Challenge America

Purpose: To support performances by the Portable Masterpieces ensemble, with related educational programming


Ucross Foundation - Clearmont, WY


Grants for Arts Projects - Artist Communities

Purpose: To support an artist residency fellowship program


Relative Theatrics - Laramie, WY


Challenge America

Purpose: To support a playwriting program for students in Albany County, Wyoming


The NEA is committed to equity, access, and fostering mutual respect for the diverse beliefs and values of all individuals and groups. Applications for funding demonstrated a commitment by the arts and culture sector to provide more equitable and accessible pathways for arts engagement. The Wyoming Arts Council serves as the state partner for the National Endowment for the Arts and works closely with the NEA to support arts activities around Wyoming.