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Show Us Your Oregon Culture!

Show Us Your Oregon Culture!

Snap a photo (or find an old favorite) that sums up a cultural experience and share it on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.   Use the tag #thisisculture and…

2014 Days of Culture to celebrate how Oregonians experience culture; Prizes awarded daily Oct. 1-8 for social media posts

A good meal, attending a quinceañera, or a visit to the museum: Days of Culture 2014 will celebrate the diverse ways Oregonians experience culture with an Oct. 1-8…

Aili Schreiner named Oregon Cultural Trust Manager

Salem, Ore. – AiliSchreiner, an experienced leader and project manager in the non-profit andheritage community, is the new manager of the Oregon Cultural Trust. Schreinersucceeds Kimberly Howard, who…

2014-15 grants to coalitions, partners and organizations total $1,808,796; $602,932 awarded to each of three grant categories

Grants totaling $1,808,796 for fiscal year 2014-2015 were approved at the Cultural Trust Board’s quarterly meeting July 17. Awards of $602,932 were made in each of the Trust’s…

Applicants sought for Oregon Cultural Trust Manager position

The Cultural Trust is now recruiting for a new Trust Manager to succeed Kimberly Howard, who recently accepted a position with PGE’s social responsibility team. The Cultural Trust…

Giving in June Makes Sense, Helps Grantees

Giving in June Makes Sense, Helps Grantees

December is a nail-biter month for the Cultural Trust. More than 80 percent of the Trust’s  gifts arrive in the last weeks of the year, after donors have…

Folk Arts in the Parks Happening Now

Folk Arts in the Parks Happening Now

Six Oregon artists will deliver special presentations about the history and cultural significance of their crafts and traditions at state parks across Oregon during the month of June.…

OMSI’s Maker Initiative Connects Science with Art, Heritage and Humanities

OMSI’s Maker Initiative Connects Science with Art, Heritage and Humanities

A group of Riverside High School 10th graders clusters around what appears to be several scraps of paper. On closer examination, the materials include conductive tape, a small…

‘Folk Arts in the Parks’ brings folk artists and performers to Oregon state parks

Six Oregon artists will deliver special presentations about the history and cultural significance of their crafts and traditions at state parks across Oregon during the month of June.…

Grant Deadline is May 15. What Happens Next?

Trust Cultural Development grant applications are due this Thursday, May 15, at 5pm and, as many cultural nonprofits put finishing touches on their proposals, others are asking, “What’s…

Welcome Oregon’s New Poet Laureate (and Thank You to Paulann Petersen)

Welcome Oregon’s New Poet Laureate (and Thank You to Paulann Petersen)

As of April 26, Oregon has a new Poet Laureate! Governor John A. Kitzhaber appointed Peter Sears of Corvallis, who was recommended by a panel of 20 poets,…

Trust manager transition

Kimberly Howard, trust manager, recently accepted a position with PGE’s Corporate Social Responsibility Team. Kimberly’s last day with the Trust will be Thursday, May 15. While we will…

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