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Together, Oregonians and the Oregon Cultural Trust fund 1400+ nonprofits in Oregon in the areas of arts, heritage, and humanities. When you donate to any (or several) of the 1400+ on the list, you qualify for a state tax credit.

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Impact videos demonstrate breadth, value of Cultural Trust support

Impact videos demonstrate breadth, value of Cultural Trust support

Nothing conveys the incredible impact a donation to the Oregon Cultural Trust can have more than the adorable students in the Eugene-Springfield Youth Orchestras’ String Academy sharing their…

Cultural Trust awards more than $2.7 million to 139 Oregon cultural organizations for FY2020

Cultural Trust awards more than $2.7 million to 139 Oregon cultural organizations for FY2020

Salem, Ore. – Cultural organizations across Oregon will receive more than $2.7 million in funding from the Oregon Cultural Trust in FY2020 thanks to the generosity of citizens…

Oregon’s Arts and Culture Sector Scores Big

Oregon’s Arts and Culture Sector Scores Big

The Oregon House and Senate passed six major bills and millions in funding to support creative expression in the state this week. Oregon’s policymakers took important steps for…

Oregonians invest more than $4.5 million in culture in 2018

Oregonians invest more than $4.5 million in culture in 2018

Salem, Ore. – Once again generous Oregonians stepped up for culture in 2018, donating more than $4.5 million to the Oregon Cultural Trust. The funds will support fiscal…

Why do arts and culture matter to you?

Why do arts and culture matter to you?

We asked Storm Large, Hunter Noack and Jimmie Herrod to tell us why arts and culture matter. You have to hear what they said!…

Cultural Trust geographic reach “remarkable,” says impact report; Per capita funding for culture peaks in rural Oregon

Cultural Trust geographic reach “remarkable,” says impact report; Per capita funding for culture peaks in rural Oregon

Salem, Ore. – A new impact study of the Oregon Cultural Trust calls its geographic reach “remarkable” and reinforces its unique role as a stable and accessible funding…

Record $3.02 million in grants awarded to 137 Oregon cultural organizations

Record $3.02 million in grants awarded to 137 Oregon cultural organizations

Salem, Ore. – As a testament to Oregonians’ steadfast and growing commitment to supporting culture, the Oregon Cultural Trust will award a record $3.02 million in grants to…