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Oregon Heritage Launches MentorCorps

Most cities and towns have disaster plans for their residents. But in the scramble to save lives during a fire or flood, an entire town’s history can get…

Oregon Arts Commission Rings in the New Year with a WOW! (New World of Work Grant Program Begins)

Oregon’s cultural sector accounts for 19,000 jobs and $272 million in wages statewide. Between that income and the sale of tickets, merchandise and more, state and local governments…

Leave a Legacy

Leave a LegacyTHE OREGON CULTURAL TRUST IS UNIQUE. • No other state in the nation offers a 100% tax credit for cultural giving • No other state has…

New Board Members Appointed to Cultural Trust

  (L-R Chris Van Dyke, Senator Elizabeth Steiner-Hayward, Mike Golub. Not pictured: Greg Fitz-Gerald) This fall four new appointments to the Oregon Cultural Trust Board have been made…

Be Part of 2014’s Cultural Evolution! Give by December 31!

The Holiday Season is upon us and, with 14 days left in 2013, the time for giving is now! Much has been written and said this year, locally…

Partner Focus: Oregon Heritage Commission Honors William Stafford on His 100th Birthday

It is a rare occasion when Oregon Heritage Commission declares a certain day, month or year a statewide celebration. Such notables include the 100th anniversary of the Lewis…

Willamette Week Give!Guide is Live

The Cultural Trust is fortunate to have wonderful media partnerships, including our Days of Culture partnership with Pamplin Media/Community Newspapers, which resulted in a widely distributed special insert…

Trust Around Town: New Photos for Fall! The Cultural Trust Rolls Out Year-End Campaign With New Holly Andres Pictures

The Cultural Trust has commissionedphotographs from nationally renowned Portland photographer Holly Andres for twoyears in a row. Her images have been centerpieces of the Trust’s 2012-13marketing campaign and…

County and Tribal Coalition Members Provide Valuable Service Locally and Statewide

One of the Cultural Trust’s most unique components is its network of county and Tribal cultural coalitions, which receive annual Trust grants to support ongoing planning and local…

Looking Forward. Looking Back. Trust Board to Meet in Historic Oregon City This Month

Oregon City, in Clackamas County, holds a special significance for Oregon. Not only was it the terminus of the famed Oregon Trail, it was the first capital of…

It’s Not a Bucket List, it’s a Life List

It’s that time of year again!  October 1-8, the Oregon Cultural Trust will celebrate another six years of the innovative cultural tax credit with the eight day week…

Your Dollars at Work: Trust Invests in Oregon’s Historic Theatres

Like much of America in the 1920s, Oregon found itself deep in a love affair with the movies. Between 1922 and 1925, opulent theaters sprung up around the…

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