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20 years of funding for Oregon culture!

20 years of funding for Oregon culture!

This month’s brand story in Oregon Business magazine shares how the Cultural Trust, in its first 20 years, has proven itself a stable source of funding for Oregon…

Call for Nominations: Oregon’s 11th Poet Laureate

Call for Nominations: Oregon’s 11th Poet Laureate

PORTLAND, Ore.— The Oregon Poet Laureate Program is now accepting nominations for the state’s next poet laureate. Over the course of a two-year term, the poet laureate fosters the art…

Record FY2022 grant awards announced! Cultural Trust awards more than $3.2 million  to 140 Oregon cultural organizations in its 20th anniversary year

Record FY2022 grant awards announced! Cultural Trust awards more than $3.2 million to 140 Oregon cultural organizations in its 20th anniversary year

Salem, Ore. – Today the Oregon Cultural Trust marks its 20th anniversary by announcing a record-setting $3,254,441 in grant awards to 140 cultural organizations across the state. Made…

Announcing the new Celebrate Oregon! Cultural Trust License Plate!

Announcing the new Celebrate Oregon! Cultural Trust License Plate!

A new license plate design that celebrates Oregon and the diversity of its culture will debut Oct. 1 in recognition of the Oregon Cultural Trust’s 20th Anniversary. The…

2021 ‘CONVERSATIONS WITH FUNDERS and PARTNERS’ VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE

2021 ‘CONVERSATIONS WITH FUNDERS and PARTNERS’ VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE

Salem, Ore. – Grant makers offering more than $5 million in funding for FY2022 gathered online for the Cultural Trust’s 2021 “Conversations with Funders and Partners” event on…

Sean Andries and Myong-Hui Murphy appointed to Cultural Trust Board of Directors; Niki Price succeeds Chuck Sams as chair

Sean Andries and Myong-Hui Murphy appointed to Cultural Trust Board of Directors; Niki Price succeeds Chuck Sams as chair

Salem, Oregon – Sean Andries, the executive director of the Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg, and Myong-Hui Murphy, co-owner of Global Art of Dance in Beaverton, have been…

Oregonians respond to cultural community’s need by donating record $5.2 million to Cultural Trust in 2020

Oregonians respond to cultural community’s need by donating record $5.2 million to Cultural Trust in 2020

Salem, Ore. – Donations to the Oregon Cultural Trust surpassed $5 million for the first time ever in 2020, as generous Oregonians responded to the cultural community’s urgent…

Arts and culture investment boosts economic recovery

Arts and culture investment boosts economic recovery

Here in Oregon and across the nation, arts and culture have a critical role to play in stimulating economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. That is the conclusion…

Oregon Business Brand Story: Help us protect Oregon culture!

Oregon Business Brand Story: Help us protect Oregon culture!

This month’s issue of Oregon Business shares more about the challenges facing our arts and culture community and how Oregonians can help them survive the pandemic by claiming…

621 organizations awarded $25.7 million in Coronavirus Relief Fund Cultural Support grant awards

621 organizations awarded $25.7 million in Coronavirus Relief Fund Cultural Support grant awards

Salem, Ore. – Coronavirus Relief Fund Cultural Support (CRFCS) grant awards totaling $25.7 million will be distributed to 621 cultural organizations across Oregon through a partnership between the…

UPDATE: CRF Cultural Support grant award timeline

UPDATE: CRF Cultural Support grant award timeline

The Cultural Trust is working aggressively with its County and Tribal Coalitions to finalize reviews of more than 700 program applications submitted from across the state. Unfortunately, the…

Cultural Trust awards more than $2.7 million to 128 Oregon cultural organizations

Cultural Trust awards more than $2.7 million to 128 Oregon cultural organizations

Salem, Ore. – Cultural organizations across Oregon will receive more than $2.7 million in funding from the Oregon Cultural Trust in FY2021 thanks to the generosity of citizens…

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