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Oregonians donate $5.4 million to Cultural Trust in 2023

Oregonians donate $5.4 million to Cultural Trust in 2023

Salem, Ore. – Oregonians investing in the Cultural Tax Credit contributed more than $5.4 million to support arts, heritage and humanities nonprofits in 2023, the Oregon Cultural Trust…

NOW SEEKING OREGON’S 11th POET LAUREATE

NOW SEEKING OREGON’S 11th POET LAUREATE

Salem, Oregon – The Oregon Poet Laureate Program is now accepting nominations for the state’s next poet laureate. The program is funded by the Oregon Cultural Trust and…

Cultural Trust awards close to $3 million to 136 Oregon cultural organizations

Cultural Trust awards close to $3 million to 136 Oregon cultural organizations

Salem, Ore. – A “Salmon Run” sculpture for the Oregon Coast Aquarium’s new lobby, a trauma- informed media arts program for social justice nonprofits at Portland’s Open Signal…

Celebrate Oregon! float wins Governor’s Award!

Celebrate Oregon! float wins Governor’s Award!

Governor Tina Kotek awarded the Cultural Trust’s Celebrate Oregon! float the Governor’s Award during the live television broadcast of the June 10 Portland Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade,…

Celebrate Oregon! artwork to come to life on Portland Rose Festival float

Celebrate Oregon! artwork to come to life on Portland Rose Festival float

Salem, Ore. – The Oregon Cultural Trust’s Celebrate Oregon! artwork will be brought to life on a float in the 2023 Portland Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade, Cultural…

Spring appeal to support record grant applications

Spring appeal to support record grant applications

Salem, Ore. – In response to a record number of grant applications and the need within the cultural community, the Cultural Trust invites donors to make their cultural…

Oregon Arts and Culture Caucus expands to 23 members! 14 more Legislators join since Caucus established

Oregon Arts and Culture Caucus expands to 23 members! 14 more Legislators join since Caucus established

Salem, Oregon – Inspired by the energy and enthusiasm created by the launch of the Oregon Arts and Culture Caucus, 14 more Oregon Legislators have now joined the…

Oregonians donate $5.2 million to Cultural Trust in 2022 to support statewide arts, heritage and humanities organizations

Oregonians donate $5.2 million to Cultural Trust in 2022 to support statewide arts, heritage and humanities organizations

Salem, Ore. – The number of donations to the Oregon Cultural Trust increased by 227 in 2022, resulting in 10,839 donations totaling $5.2 million for the calendar year.…

Thomas Lauderdale and Hunter Noack to perform at Oregon Arts and Culture Caucus Launch Event Feb. 27; Event moved to Salem’s Elsinore Theatre with free ice cream courtesy of Salt & Straw

Thomas Lauderdale and Hunter Noack to perform at Oregon Arts and Culture Caucus Launch Event Feb. 27; Event moved to Salem’s Elsinore Theatre with free ice cream courtesy of Salt & Straw

Salem, Oregon – Thomas Lauderdale, the founder of Pink Martini, and Hunter Noack, the founder of In A Landscape, will perform as special guests at the Oregon Arts…

2023 ‘CONVERSATIONS WITH FUNDERS’ SCHEDULED

2023 ‘CONVERSATIONS WITH FUNDERS’ SCHEDULED

Salem, Ore. – Grant makers offering more than $5 million in funding for FY2024 will participate in the Cultural Trust’s 2023 “Conversations with Funders” from Feb. 28 through…

Nine Legislators form first-ever Oregon Arts and Cultural Caucus; Public launch event scheduled for Monday, Feb. 27

Nine Legislators form first-ever Oregon Arts and Cultural Caucus; Public launch event scheduled for Monday, Feb. 27

Salem, Oregon – Recognizing the vital role arts and culture play in the livability and prosperity of Oregon communities – and in enriching the lives of Oregonians –…

Only in Oregon can taxpayers direct their taxes to fund arts and culture

Only in Oregon can taxpayers direct their taxes to fund arts and culture

Salem, Oregon – Oregonians, and only Oregonians, have the unique opportunity to direct a portion of their state taxes to fund arts, heritage and humanities work across the…

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