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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…

Pioneer Circle’s Charter Members Number 126 Strong

In 2013, the Trust launched its The Pioneer Circle, a new effort to encourage support from donors who give above the limits of Oregon’s innovative cultural tax credit.…

Partner Focus: Trust Partners Examine Soldiers’ Lives After War

Attitudes around war and soldiers’ homecoming have varied widely since World War II and Oregon’s history is no exception. The experience of war spans all cultures – and…

Meet the Trust Board, in Newport

The Oregon Cultural Trust will hold its next quarterly board meeting – open to the public – at the Newport Visual Arts Center in Newport, on Thursday, July…

Partner Focus: Oregon Arts Commission Awards Over $1.3 Million in Operating Support, Arts Services and Arts Learning Grants

The Oregon Arts Commission awarded $1.36million in its first round of grants for Fiscal Year 2013-14. Grants were awarded in Operating Support, Arts Services, and Arts Learning programs:…

Cultural Tax Credit Renewed!

On July 7 and 8 The Oregon Legislature passed HB3367, renewing the full cultural tax credit until 2020. The renewal of the cultural tax credit, the chief funding…

Trust Board, Staff to Meet In, Explore Newport Next Month

The Oregon Cultural Trust Board will hold its next meeting in Newport on Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 8:30am to 1pm at the Newport Visual Arts Center. The…

Trust Reviews Grant Applications in June and July

On May 15, 2013, 147 applications were submitted for FY2014 Cultural Development grants. Since then, staff has been busy entering information into the Trust database, summarizing applications for…

Today is Grant Application Deadline. Now, What’s Next?

Cultural Trust Development Grant applications are due TODAY at 5pm! Once that deadline has passed, Cultural Trust staff will read and summarize applications and enter the information into…

Opinion Pieces Abound in Support of the Cultural Tax Credit

From Pendleton to Medford, from Sisters to McMinnville, 15 business, arts and community leaders across Oregon wrote opinion pieces in support of the Cultural Trust for their local…

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