All of Oregon’s qualified cultural nonprofits are eligible to apply for the Cultural Trust’s annual Cultural Development Grants.
The FY2019 Cultural Development Grant Guidelines, with budget form, are posted here. The FY19 cycle closed April 13, 2018. The FY20 cycle will open January, 2019.
FY19 Application Review Panels
All grant review panels are open to the public. Applicants interested in observing the panel may dial in using provided teleconference numbers, or attend in person. Panel information will be posted one week in advance:
The FY19 Cultural Development grant cycle are for projects taking place August 1, 2018 – July 31, 2019. Grant seekers interested in applying for Cultural Trust grants are encouraged to attend the 2018 Conversation with Funders & Partners workshops.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org:
NEW GRANT PROGRAM! FY18 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 April 2, 2018-June 15, 2018
Funded by the Cultural Trust’s Statewide Cultural Partners, this pilot grant program will support activities taking place between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019. This program has two categories:
Organizational Development – maximum request $2,000
Professional Development – maximum request $750
FY18 Cultural Coalition Grants
FY18 Cultural Coalition Grants have been awarded!
Cultural Coalitions may now submit their FY18 Contact Form to email@example.com. Please include as attachments:
Questions? Please contact Kat.Bell@oregon.gov or (503) 986-0082 or Aili.Schreiner@oregon.gov or (503) 986-0089.
FY17 Cultural Development Final Grant Reports
Final grant reports for FY17 CDV grant recipients must be submitted by September 30, 2017. The final report form is a fillable PDF.
FY17 Cultural Participation Final Grant Reports
Final grant reports for FY17 Cultural Participation grants for County and Tribal Coalitions must be submitted by February 28, 2018. The final report form is a fillable PDF.
Please submit your completed form and send to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Call us at (503) 986-0082.
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