The Trust Future

Vision

We envision an Oregon that champions and invests in creative expression and cultural exchange, driving innovation and opportunity for all.

Mission

To lead Oregon in cultivating, growing and valuing culture as an integral part of communities. We do this by inspiring Oregonians to invest in a permanent fund that provides annual grants to cultural organizations. 

Goals

Goal 1: Grow the Cultural Trust and ensure its future.

  1. Promote the Cultural Trust’s investment in a vibrant cultural environment as a defining Oregonian value.
  2. Partner with organizations’ donors and stakeholders to increase awareness and participation in the Cultural Trust’s tax credit.

Goal 2: Maximize statewide visibility for the Cultural Trust’s work.

  1. Promote the Cultural Trust’s investment in a vibrant cultural environment as a defining Oregonian value.
  2. Partner with organizations’ donors and stakeholders to increase awareness and participation in the Cultural Trust’s tax credit.
  3. Evaluate and increase the impact of Cultural Trust funding to the cultural network. 

Goal 3: Strengthen collaboration and support within the statewide cultural network.

  1. Reinforce the Cultural Trust’s partnerships.
  2. Evaluate and increase the impact of Cultural Trust funding to the cultural network.  

Goal 4: Maximize efficiency and effectiveness of Cultural Trust’s processes and programs.

  1. Respond to community needs and the changing environment in partnership with Business Oregon’s ’Grow Our Own’ strategy.  
  2. Implement a more efficient donation processes.
  3. Improve and streamline operational and process capacity and effectiveness.