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OPB Honors Marcia H. Randall with its Leadership in Philanthropy Award

OPB Honors Marcia H. Randall with its Leadership in Philanthropy Award

OPB has presented Marcia H. Randall with its Leadership in Philanthropy Award, which honors supporters whose visionary philanthropy have enabled OPB’s greatest strides forward as a public service.…

2015 ‘Conversations with Funders’ scheduled

Salem, Ore. – Trust Manager Aili Schreiner will join with colleagues from the Oregon Arts Commission, Oregon Heritage, Oregon Humanities and the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office April…

Oregonians invest a record $4.3 million in culture in 2014

Salem, Ore. – Oregonians increased their investment in culture by more than 4 percent in 2014, donating a record $4.3 million to the Oregon Cultural Trust. “It’s an…

Chuck Sams and Gayle Yamasaki appointed to Oregon Cultural Trust board; Carole Morse succeeds Bob Speltz as chair

Salem, Ore. – Chuck Sams of Pendleton and Gayle Yamasaki of Klamath Falls are the newest members of the Oregon Cultural Trust board. The appointments were announced at…

Voices of Oregon Culture

Voices of Oregon Culture

The Oregon Cultural Trust is proud to present Voices of Oregon Culture, a video series showcasing the life-changing work of cultural nonprofits around the state. We asked real…

Test your Oregon culture IQ!

Oregon’s culture is as vast and and varied as the state itself—98,380 square miles of history and performance, books and beer. Think you know your Carvers from your…

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…

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