Creative minds at 121 Oregon arts organizations will be empowered by $1,031,593 in fiscal year 2019 Operating Support Grants from the Oregon Arts Commission.
Ranging from $3,000 to $ 29,750, the grants are available to nonprofit organizations with arts at the core of their mission and budgets over $150,000*.
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.
Salem, Oregon – Matthew Stringer, the executive director of The Four Rivers Cultural Center in Ontario, Oregon, has been appointed to the Oregon Arts Commission by Gov. Kate Brown. Stringer fills the position previously held by Libby Unthank Tower, who completed her second four-year term in December.
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.
The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) is pleased to announce the election of Julie Vigeland to its board of directors. As part of a rigorous national nomination process, state arts agencies elected Vigeland and other exemplary leaders at the NASAA 2017 Leadership Institute in Portland, Oregon.
(Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown today announced two artists and three organizations as winners of the 2017 Governor's Arts Awards. Portland artist Arvie Smith and Yoncalla artist Esther Stutzman both won Lifetime Achievement Awards. Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts, Portland Opera and The James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation will also be honored.
Salem, Oregon – Nichole Maher, the president and CEO of Northwest Health Foundation, has been appointed to the Oregon Arts Commission by Gov. Kate Brown. Maher fills the position previously held by Julie Vigeland, who completed her second four-year term in July.