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Kim Stafford named Oregon Poet Laureate

Kim Stafford named Oregon Poet Laureate

Salem, Ore. – Governor Kate Brown has named poet and essayist Kim Stafford, the founding director of The Northwest Writing Institute at Lewis & Clark College, to a…

Donations before June 30 increase FY2019 grant funding

Donations before June 30 increase FY2019 grant funding

Cultural Trust donors can add to the funds available for FY2019 grant making with a donation prior to June 30. The funding pool for grants is calculated based…

Statewide Cultural Partners fund new technical assistance grant program

Statewide Cultural Partners fund new technical assistance grant program

Grants designed to provide professional development resources to mid- and small-sized cultural organizations are now available through the Oregon Cultural Trust. Funded by the Cultural Trust through its…

New Cultural Trust donors grow by 55 percent in 2017! Oregonians invest a record $4.9 million in culture

New Cultural Trust donors grow by 55 percent in 2017! Oregonians invest a record $4.9 million in culture

Salem, Ore. – A new mix of marketing strategies attracted 55.2 percent more new donors and 6.7 percent more total donations – a record $4.9 million – to…

2018 ‘Conversations with Funders and Partners” scheduled for Feb. 6 through March 8

2018 ‘Conversations with Funders and Partners” scheduled for Feb. 6 through March 8

More than $5 million in funding will be on the table when Oregon Cultural Trust Manager Aili Schreiner joins with colleagues from the Cultural Trust’s Statewide Partners and…

Kramer, Downes-Le Guin appointed to Cultural Trust Board

Kramer, Downes-Le Guin appointed to Cultural Trust Board

George Kramer, a heritage executive from Ashland, and Theo Downes-Le Guin, director of Portland’s Upfor Gallery, have been appointed to the Oregon Cultural Trust Board of Directors by…

Get ready to Make a Match!

Get ready to Make a Match!

How much do you know about Oregon arts and culture? Find out when you play our new Make A Match game! We’re taking the game to performances all…

Time to celebrate Days of Culture!

Time to celebrate Days of Culture!

Show your love for #ORCulture! It’s time to celebrate Oregon’s Days of Culture by posting your favorite cultural images and videos Oct. 1-8th. All who post will be entered…

Cultural Trust awards $2.94 million to 136 Oregon nonprofits

Cultural Trust awards $2.94 million to 136 Oregon nonprofits

Generous spring donors lifted Oregon Cultural Trust fundraising to a new high, resulting in a record $2.94 million in grants to 136 cultural nonprofits for fiscal year 2017-18.…

Spring donations boost fundraising results

Spring donations boost fundraising results

Cultural Trust donors have come through again! While calendar year 2016 giving was slightly down, a rush of spring donations pushed the Cultural Trust’s fiscal year fund-raising results…

Give by June 30 to increase FY2018 grant funding

Give by June 30 to increase FY2018 grant funding

While the vast majority of donations to the Cultural Trust come in near the end of the calendar year, it’s those who give in the first six months…

Panelist grant application review begins

Panelist grant application review begins

The application writing is done, now the panelists’ review begins! Close to 200 applications for FY2018 Cultural Development Grants were submitted by the April 21 deadline. Recruited for…

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