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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…

Corvallis art reflects microbiology of life

Corvallis art reflects microbiology of life

Up now through May 27 at The Arts Center in Corvallis: “MICROBIOMES: TO SEE THE UNSEEN.” The exhibit illuminates the connections between the science of microbiology and how…

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…

The Dalles library creates teen space

The Dalles library creates teen space

Teens will soon have a dedicated learning space at the The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library. Funded by a grant from the Oregon Cultural Trust, the new space will…

Cultural Development Grant applications due by Friday, April 21

Cultural Development Grant applications due by Friday, April 21

The application for 2018 Cultural Development Grants is now live. Updated guidelines are posted here and the deadline for applications is 5 p.m. on Friday, April 21.  The grants represent…

Donations top $4.5 million for second consecutive year

Donations top $4.5 million for second consecutive year

Salem, Ore. – Oregonians invested more than $4.55 million in the Oregon Cultural Trust in 2016, topping the $4.5 million mark for the second straight year. The funds…

2017 ‘CONVERSATIONS WITH FUNDERS’ SCHEDULED

2017 ‘CONVERSATIONS WITH FUNDERS’ SCHEDULED

Salem, Oregon – How to apply for close to $5 million in grants offered this year will be the focus of “Conversations with Funders,” a nine-stop statewide tour…

Astoria’s Bereniece Jones-Centeno appointed to Cultural Trust board

Astoria’s Bereniece Jones-Centeno appointed to Cultural Trust board

Bereniece Jones-Centeno, the interim managing director of the Astoria Music Festival, is the newest member of the Oregon Cultural Trust Board of Directors. Jones-Centeno was nominated by Gov.…

Welcome Oregon’s new culture map

Welcome Oregon’s new culture map

A very special feature of the Cultural Trust’s 2016 campaign is the debut of our interactive map of Oregon culture. The map will be populated with all of the content…

It’s match time for cultural giving!

It’s match time for cultural giving!

The Willamette Week Give!Guide is live and Cultural Trust donations are pouring in – welcome to the giving season! This is prime fundraising time for all of Oregon’s cultural nonprofits.…

2016 Cultural Trust campaign is live!

2016 Cultural Trust campaign is live!

Prepare to be amazed, Oregon. A dramatically different Cultural Trust campaign is here! Celebrating the sights and sounds of Oregon culture, the campaign focuses on digital, social media…

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