All of Oregon’s qualified cultural nonprofits are eligible to apply for the Cultural Trust’s annual Cultural Development Grants.
Join the Oregon Cultural Trust at seven regional open houses this spring to learn about funding opportunities! The 2019 “Conversations with Funders & Partners” schedule is set- attendance is free and open to the public. Public and private funders will host tables and offer resources to guide your search for support.
The FY2019 Cultural Development Grant Guidelines, with budget form, are posted here. The FY19 cycle closed April 13, 2018 and awards have been posted. The FY20 cycle will open January, 2019.
The FY20 Cultural Development grant cycle are for projects taking place August 1, 2019 – July 31, 2020. Grant seekers interested in applying for Cultural Trust grants are encouraged to attend the 2019 Conversation with Funders & Partners workshops (schedule posted soon).
Grants are awarded in four categories and are intended to fund arts, heritage, history, preservation and humanities programs.
Cultural Development Grants are for project activities that:
The four grant categories are:
In considering funding requests, the Cultural Trust seeks proposals that will expand the public benefit of Oregon’s culture through:
Have questions? Contact Aili Schreiner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503.986.0089. You may schedule a 30 minute grant application conversation before April 13, and may submit draft applications for feedback by March 31.
FY19 Cultural Development Grants
As part of the grant agreement (sent directly to recipients), FY19 CDV grant recipients must complete and submit the following to email@example.com:
NEW GRANT PROGRAM! FY19 Organizational & Professional Development Grants
The Organizational & Professional Development Grant Program is an opportunity available to cultural nonprofits in Oregon as well as Cultural Trust County and Tribal Cultural Coalitions and their members. Applying organizations must have an annual operating budget of under $1 million. Rolling Deadline August 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019
Funded by the Cultural Trust’s Statewide Cultural Partners, this pilot grant program will support activities taking place between August 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019. This program has two categories:
Organizational Development – maximum request $2,000
Professional Development – maximum request $750
FY19 Cultural Coalition Grants
FY19 Cultural Coalition Grants have been awarded!
Cultural Coalitions may now submit their FY19 Contact Form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include as attachments:
Questions? Please contact Kat.Bell@oregon.gov or (503) 986-0082 or Aili.Schreiner@oregon.gov or (503) 986-0089.
FY18 Cultural Participation Final Grant Reports
Final grant reports for FY18 Cultural Participation grants for County and Tribal Coalitions must be submitted by February 28, 2019. The final report form is a fillable PDF.
Please submit your completed form and send to: email@example.com. Questions? Call us at (503) 986-0082.
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