A total of 17 Oregon arts organizations have received $10,000 awards totaling $170,000 in FY2019 Oregon Arts Commission Arts Learning grants to support projects across the state.
“We are delighted by the creativity and collaboration behind this year’s applications, and are confident that the education of students around the state will be enriched as a result,” said Arts Commission Chair Christopher Acebo, who chaired the review panel. “The variety of grant projects demonstrates the capacity in which art can help students learn.”
Salem, Oregon – Sarah Calvin-Stupfel, a senior at West Salem High School, is the 2018 Oregon Poetry Out Loud state champion. Calvin-Stupfel was one of eight regional finalists who competed at Saturday’s state Poetry Out Loud contest at Salem Public Library. She advances to the national Poetry Out Loud competition, scheduled for April 23-25 in Washington, D.C.
Salem, Oregon – Regional Poetry Out Loud competitions held in Portland, Salem and Medford Saturday identified the nine Oregon high school students who are invited to compete for the 2018 state title on Saturday, March 10. Three finalists were selected from each regional competition.
Salem, Ore. – Using the arts as a means of addressing community need is at the heart of 33 projects awarded $209,400 by the Oregon Arts Commission’s Arts Build Communities grant program for FY2018.
Small grants that can make a large difference in ensuring arts access for rural Oregonians were awarded to 79 statewide arts organizations by the Oregon Arts Commission for FY2018.
A total of 20 Oregon arts organizations have received $193,001 in FY 2018 Oregon Arts Commission Arts Learning grants to support arts education projects now under way across the state. The grants range from $4,451 to $12,046.