Oregon Cultural Trust

 
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
    • 1 month ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust posted a progress report
    Oregon Trail Settlement Project Completed
    By - Kimberly Howard - Trust Manager
    Did you know 4,600 barns were built by Oregon Trail Settlers through Willamette Valley land claims from 1841 and 1865? And did you know only 23 remain? But, with funding and support from the Cultural Trust and its partner, the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), Portland-based nonprofit Restore...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust posted a progress report
    Thank You for Your Donations!
    By - Kimberly Howard - Trust Manager
    The Oregon Cultural Trust raises 80% of its annual donations in the last six weeks of the year. And 2013 was no exception. After the rush of last-minute gifts, online, by phone and by mail, the tallying began January 2, with 2013-postmarked mail still arriving from across the state. Though we won’t have a final number...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust has received 2 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust posted a progress report
    Creativity is the Mother of Invention
    By - Kimberly Howard - Trust Manager
    Oregonians have long recognized that creativity is the mother of invention. Certainly Salt & Straw ice cream entrepreneurs and Oregon Cultural Trust supporters Kim and Tyler Malek would agree. Innovation, curiosity and discovery are all sparked by culture – our arts, heritage and humanities. With your support this...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust posted a progress report
    Bringing Us Together
    By - Christine D'Arcy - Executive Director
    The Oregon Cultural Trust Board approved $1,618,056 in grants for the coming year at its quarterly meeting in  Newport July 25. Awards of $539,351 were made in  each of the Trust’s three grant categories: competitive cultural development grants, cultural participation grants (to county and tribal cultural...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust posted a progress report
    Inspiring Oregon's Children
    By - Christine D'Arcy - Executive Director
    Sisters High School senior Jaimee Simundson has done some extraordinary things in her first eighteen years. She recorded a CD, built a guitar, taught fifth grade music, and held a professional internship. Her post-graduation plan is to serve with Americorps and then head to college. Nine years ago Jaimee had different...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust posted a progress report
    Oregon Cultural Trust Donations Up 3.1% in 2012
    By - Christine D'Arcy - Executive Director
    Happy Birthday to Oregon (February 14, 1859)! Thanks to your generous support of the arts, heritage and humanities in 2012, the Oregon Cultural Trust received gifts totaling $3,959,462.43 last calendar year, an increase of $119,126.60, or 3.1% over 2011. These numbers attest to the value that Oregonians place on our...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust has received 23 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust posted a progress report
    Tis' the season of giving and gratitude
    By - Christine D'Arcy - Executive Director
    Thank you for being a cultural champion, supporting the Oregon Cultural Trust to sustain our arts, heritage and humanities. Now 10 years old, the Trust is an innovative private-public venture that raises funds to inspire our children, create lifelong learners, use culture as an economic driver, preserve our history and...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust posted a progress report
    Access to Arts and Culture for Young People
    By - Christine D'Arcy - Executive Director
    When PDX Pop Now! came on the scene in 2004, the small  non-profit began fostering connections between local musicians and audiences. It also took on an important advocacy project: access to arts and culture for young people. Last summer, PDX Pop Now! received  an Oregon Cultural Trust grant to support a free,...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust posted a progress report
    A Local Boy's Artistic Expression Comes Home
    By - Christine D'Arcy - Executive Director
    This year Portland experienced a unique phenomenon that could well be called “The Rothko Spring. With support from the Oregon Cultural Trust, the Portland Art Museum staged a comprehensive exhibition of Mark Rothko’s work, the first such showing in Portland since 1934.  In April, at the museum, Chief...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust posted a progress report
    Celebrating Oregonians Who Make Culture Happen
    By - Christine D'Arcy - Executive Director
    In honor of Oregon’s birthday - February 14 - we celebrate Oregonians who make culture happen every day.  Shannon Applegate’s family walked to Oregon.  They yearned to be here, in the Eden at the end of the Applegate Trail, ultimately settling in what is now Yoncalla.   The Applegate house...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust posted a progress report
    Bringing Culture Alive in Every Corner of Oregon
    By - Christine D'Arcy - Executive Director
    Thanks to you, Oregon culture surrounds us. It reminds us of who we are, where we live and what we believe in.Thanks to you, culture touches all of us in Oregon.Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen logs hundreds of miles to bring the power of poetry to students and libraries in Lake and Klamath counties. This is Culture.The...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust has received 22 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust posted a progress report
    Cultural Trust presents Oregon Days of Culture
    By - Kimberly Howard - Trust Manager
    Oregon Days of Culture is an annual celebration honoring the role of the arts, humanities and heritage in our everyday lives.  Presented by the Oregon Cultural Trust, to which Oregonians have contributed over $25 million to bring cultural moments to life across the state, Days of Culture spotlights culture in...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust posted a progress report
    This is Culture!
    By - Christine D'Arcy - Executive Director
    From cowboys, to youth symphonies, to plumbing . . .                 Your single gift, of any size, to the Cultural Trust, supports:      Emmy Award-winning OPB-TV, "Oregon Experience: One Hundred Years of the Pendleton Round-Up,"bringing our history to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust posted a progress report
    Trust Measures Much More for Oregon Culture
    By - Christine D'Arcy - Executive Director
    What was your first cultural experience? Do you remember: Listening to your grandfather read fairy tales? Making your own Halloween mask? Marveling at the inventiveness of 19th century tools at the historical society? Playing bassoon after a performance of Peter and the Wolf? Making art in your aunt’s...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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  • Oregon Cultural Trust has received 18 donations
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Christine D'Arcy

Salem, Oregon United States

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