Cultural Coalitions

Marion Cultural Development Corp (MCDC)

Contact Information:

Contact Person:
Susan Powers
Contact Phone:
(503) 798-5424
Contact Email:
Mailing Address:
PO Box 2763
Salem, OR 97308

Grant Information:

Grants are to provide additional recognition and support to significant cultural programs and projects, preserving and enhancing Marion County's diverse arts, heritage, and humanities efforts.

The MCDC awards grants to qualified organizations in Marion County that have tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) and that have culture as a key priority in their missions.

Grant Deadline:

October each year - check our web page for dates

Grant Amount:
FY2024 $42,285

Cultural Priorities:

Promote AWARENESS of Marion County's cultural assets and their value
Strengthen COMMUNITIES by upholding diverse cultural traditions as well as vital urban centers and the distinctive, often historic character of small towns and neighborhoods.
Develop LEADERSHIP for maintaining vigorous cultural organizations.
Support EXCELLENCE among the stewards of cultural assets and the presenters of cultural experiences
Encourage INVESTMENT in the arts, heritage, and humanities as a means of timulating cultural and economic vitality.

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