Four Rivers Cultural Center receives grant to fund kids’ programming

VALE – The Four Rivers Cultural Center in Ontario has received a state grant to support 15 programs for children.

This year, the Oregon Cultural Trust grant is part of more than $2.7 million awarded to cultural organizations across the state. The cultural center was awarded $7,698.

The grant will fund 15 annual art and cultural programs for local children across the socio-economic spectrum at the cultural center.

Carrie Kikel, communications manager for the Cultural Trust, said that the grant provides more children cultural events in Malheur County, one of the poorest in the state.

“Making sure that their activities and events are accessible for the children who live in Malheur County is very important to those at the Four Rivers Cultural Center,” Kikel said. 

“The grant will help those young people be able . . .