The state has awarded grants to: the Whatcom Museum Society, Whatcom Film Association and Mount Baker Theatre.
The Whatcom Museum Society will receive $1 million for the construction of their expansion project: an art museum and children’s museum.
The Whatcom Film Association also received funding from this program and grant. They are presently building their new theatre “The Drewam Space”
The Mount Baker Theatre was awarded $13,500 over a two-year period. In 2008, the Mount Baker Theatre will make vital upgrades to its sound system, electrical system, and heating and air conditioning