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Oregon’s Arts and Culture Sector Scores Big

Oregon’s Arts and Culture Sector Scores Big

The Oregon House and Senate passed six major bills and millions in funding to support creative expression in the state this week. Oregon’s policymakers took important steps for…

Senator Cliff Bentz appointed to Cultural Trust Board of Directors

Senator Cliff Bentz appointed to Cultural Trust Board of Directors

Salem, Oregon – Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney has appointed Senator Cliff Bentz of Ontario to serve on the Oregon Cultural Trust Board of Directors. Senator Bentz joins…

Oregonians invest more than $4.5 million in culture in 2018

Oregonians invest more than $4.5 million in culture in 2018

Salem, Ore. – Once again generous Oregonians stepped up for culture in 2018, donating more than $4.5 million to the Oregon Cultural Trust. The funds will support fiscal…

2019 ‘CONVERSATIONS WITH FUNDERS and PARTNERS’ SCHEDULED

2019 ‘CONVERSATIONS WITH FUNDERS and PARTNERS’ SCHEDULED

Salem, Ore. – More than $5 million in funding will be available when Oregon Cultural Trust Manager Aili Schreiner joins with colleagues from the Cultural Trust’s Statewide Partners…

A special New Year’s message from Storm, Hunter and Jimmie

A special New Year’s message from Storm, Hunter and Jimmie

It’s the final day to give! Before you crack the champagne, watch this special message from Storm Large, Hunter Noack and Jimmie Herrod.…

Why do arts and culture matter to you?

Why do arts and culture matter to you?

We asked Storm Large, Hunter Noack and Jimmie Herrod to tell us why arts and culture matter. You have to hear what they said!…

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…

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…

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…

A donation now will increase FY2020 grantmaking!

A donation now will increase FY2020 grantmaking!

Dear Cultural Champion, This is a special and very important appeal. Unless we raise another $400,000 before June 30, there will be a reduction in Oregon Cultural Trust…

Storm, Hunter and Jimmie jam for culture!

Storm, Hunter and Jimmie jam for culture!

Oregon artists Storm Large, Hunter Noack and Jimmie Herrod joined forces to sing the praises of the cultural tax credit this year. The results are both entertaining AND…

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…

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