Oregon Arts and Culture Recovery Program

The Oregon Arts and Culture Recovery Program will provide flexible resources from a cohort of participating funders to support the arts and culture community who have been adversely impacted by the outbreak of COVID-19.

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE WAS JUNE 15, 2020.

$3.94M IN GRANTS | 396 NONPROFITS

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This program supports the adaptive capacity of both arts organizations and arts funders. Nonprofit organizations can submit a single application, which will reach numerous participating foundations, public agencies and individuals. 

Generous community partners are supporting this program. Partners supporting this effort currently include: The Collins Foundation, James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation, M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, Oregon Community Foundation, Regional Arts & Culture Council, Oregon Cultural Trust, Oregon Arts Commission, The Reser Family Foundation and Schnitzer CARE Foundation / Jordan Schnitzer.

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Application Process

Online applications are accepted through the COVID-19 Response application on Oregon Community Foundation’s online portal. Preview the application as a PDF.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must have 501(c)(3) status as a public charity (not a private foundation), be a public entity, represent a tribe or sovereign nation, or have a qualified fiscal sponsor.
  • Applicants must operate with a mission that identifies arts and culture as a primary purpose.
  • Applicants must submit an online application through OCF’s Covid-19 Response Only one application will be accepted for the initial three months of the program (April-June 2020).

 

QUESTIONS ABOUT APPLYING TO THE OREGON ARTS AND CULTURE RECOVERY PROGRAM

What should Arts & Culture organizations know before applying?
Should I reapply to the Oregon Arts & Culture Recovery Program if I’ve already applied to the Oregon Community Recovery Grant Program?
What should applications using a fiscal sponsor know?
What makes an application to the Oregon Arts & Culture Recovery Program competitive?
How much should we apply for?
Does submitting an application guarantee funding?
Will this program extend beyond June of 2020?
Can individual artists apply for funding?
What geographic regions are eligible to apply for funds?
When will funds be distributed?
I’m having trouble with the online application system. Who do I contact for assistance?
Can I talk to someone at OCF about my application?

Nondiscrimination Policy

The foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ability/disability, age, status as a veteran, national origin or any other protected class. Applicants for COVID-19 Response Grants must hold similar standards in the provision of services.

Questions? Contact us at grants@oregoncf.org

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