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Together, Oregonians and the Oregon Cultural Trust fund 1400+ nonprofits in Oregon in the areas of arts, heritage, and humanities. When you donate to any (or several) of the 1400+ on the list, you qualify for a state tax credit.

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You might know them from Pink Martini. But did you know this?

You might know them from Pink Martini. But did you know this?

    Two of Oregon’s hottest singers, Storm Large and Jimmie Herrod, are making public confessions… about the Oregon Cultural Trust! Hear what they have to confess here.…

Discover Portland’s cultural treasures!

Discover Portland’s cultural treasures!

Are you ready for a Cultural Treasure Hunt? In partnership with Artslandia, we’ve carefully chosen a handful of Portland’s most iconic cultural locations for you to seek out…

Cultural Trust geographic reach “remarkable,” says impact report; Per capita funding for culture peaks in rural Oregon

Cultural Trust geographic reach “remarkable,” says impact report; Per capita funding for culture peaks in rural Oregon

Salem, Ore. – A new impact study of the Oregon Cultural Trust calls its geographic reach “remarkable” and reinforces its unique role as a stable and accessible funding…

Record $3.02 million in grants awarded to 137 Oregon cultural organizations

Record $3.02 million in grants awarded to 137 Oregon cultural organizations

Salem, Ore. – As a testament to Oregonians’ steadfast and growing commitment to supporting culture, the Oregon Cultural Trust will award a record $3.02 million in grants to…

Willamette Week Urges Donors to Cultural Nonprofits to Give to the Trust, Too.

Willamette Week Urges Donors to Cultural Nonprofits to Give to the Trust, Too.

An Article in Willamette Week Touts the Uniqueness and Impact of the Cultural Trust Willamette Week helped introduce readers to the “only in Oregon” Cultural Trust and cultural tax credit…

Grant supports renovation of Burn’s Historic Central Hotel

Grant supports renovation of Burn’s Historic Central Hotel

A diamond in the rough shines again! One of the projects supported by a 2018 Cultural Trust grant to the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office was the restoration…