The multi-cultural exhibit at the Revelstoke Museum & Archives is one of seven local organizations or people to receive funding from the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance.

The multi-cultural exhibit at the Revelstoke Museum & Archives is one of seven local organizations or people to receive funding from the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance.

Nine local arts & culture projects receive funding from CKCA

Seven of Revelstoke artists and organizations received funding from the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance.

Seven Revelstoke artists and organizations received funding from the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance.

— Jacquie Pendergast: $2,000 for her project Songs of My Life;

— Bruce Thomas: $2,500 for his project Next Passage Out;

— Jennifer Crockford: $1,800 for belly dancing choreography and training;

— Angela Mowbray: $1,500 for a front porch concert series;

— The Bygone Era Entertainment Society: $1,500 for its mural project alongside the Nickelodeon Museum;

— Revelstoke Museum & Archives: $10,000 for heritage garden enhancements, $20,000 for artifact storage upgrades, and $4,000 for its multicultural exhibit;

— Revelstoke Heritage Railway Society: $20,000 for 20th anniversary infrastructure upgrades to the railway museum.

CKCA administers arts and culture funding programs for the Columbia Basin Trust.  This year, $706,000 in funding was given to more than 170 arts, culture and heritage projects throughout the Columbia Basin.

“The CKCA Steering Committee was pleased to be able to supply CBT funding to good projects all across the Basin,” said Jacquie Hamilton, CKCA Chair. “We hope cultural organizations will start thinking about activities that will be happening between June 2014 and May 2015 and planning their applications now for the next funding cycle.”

For a complete list of funded projects, visit www.basinculture.com.