[Heritage] Writing Strong Grant Proposals workshops set for March

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Tue Feb 15 08:38:45 PST 2011

Beginning March 3, grant managers of the Oregon Cultural Trust, Oregon
Arts Commission, Oregon Heritage Commission, the State Historic
Preservation Office and Oregon Humanities will move around the state to
facilitate Writing Strong Grant Proposals workshops.   The workshops
will take place in Coos Bay, Eugene, Florence, Grants Pass, John Day,
Klamath Falls, Portland, Port Orford, Redmond, and Roseburg.

Bring your project idea and your questions for a two-hour Q&A and round
table session, with break out discussions with each grant manager from
the Trust and its partner programs.   Come prepared to share a short,
succinct, summary of your proposed project and to share your questions
with others.  Click here for grant program descriptions.

To sign up for a workshop near you, visit
http://www.regonline.com/writingstronggrantproposals .  Need more
information? Contact the Cultural Trust at 503-986-0088.

March 3
Florence, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Three Rivers Casino & Hotel, Salon D, 5647 Highway 126

Coos Bay, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson Avenue

March 4
Port Orford, 10 a.m. - noon.
Port Orford Public Library: Community Room, 1421 Oregon St.

March 15

Eugene, 10 a.m. - noon
Hult Center, Studio, One Eugene Center

March 16
Redmond, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Redmond City Hall, 716 SW Evergreen Ave

John Day, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Outpost Grill, 155 West Main St

March 29
Roseburg, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The Ford Family Foundation, Conference Room, 1600 NW Stewart Parkway

Grants Pass, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 SW "G" St

March 30
Klamath Falls, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Klamath County Museum, 1451 Main St.

March 31
Portland, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Central Library, US Bank Room, 801 S.W. 10th Ave

Grant Programs To Bea Featured :

Oregon Cultural Trust Cultural Development
<http://www.culturaltrust.org/> grants provide state recognition and
support to significant cultural programs and projects, preserving and
enhancing Oregon's diverse arts, heritage and humanities efforts.

Oregon Cultural Trust Coalition
<http://www.coalitions.culturaltrust.org/> grants aim to stimulate a
grassroots effort to expand arts, heritage and humanities programs.  The
Trust's goal with the coalition grants is to involve community members
in creating, sharing, documenting, celebrating, and developing their
shared culture. Please click
to view contact information for all 45 county and tribal cultural

Oregon Humanities
<http://www.oregonhumanities.org/programs/section/grants/> awards
grants to nonprofit organizations and groups organized for nonprofit
purposes in Oregon to support public programs that encourage critical
thinking and public engagement with the humanities, and that promote the
role of thought and ideas in our lives. Public Program Grants between
$1,000 and $10,000 are awarded once a year. Public program grant letters
of interest are due Oct. 31 and full proposals are due Dec. 15.
Responsive Program Grant proposals requesting up to $1,000 are accepted
on a rolling basis and are awarded monthly.

Heritage Programs
of Oregon Parks and Recreation Department offers several grants to
support history and heritage related grants in Oregon.

Heritage Grant Program - Administered by the Oregon Heritage
Commission, it provides matching grants to non-profit organizations,
federally recognized tribal governments and local governments for
projects that conserve, develop or interpret Oregon’s heritage.

Oregon Museum Grant Program - Also administered by the Oregon Heritage
Commission, it offers matching grants to public and non-profit heritage
museums that meet certain qualifications. The grants support Oregon
museums in projects for the collection and management of heritage
collections, for heritage-related tourism, and heritage education and

Oregon Historic Cemetery Grant Program - Administered by the Oregon
Commission on Historic Cemeteries, it offers grants to non-profit
organizations, federally recognized tribal governments, local
governments and private individuals for projects relating to protection
and security, restoration and preservation, education and  training,
research and interpretation in historic cemeteries.

Preserving Oregon Grant Program - Administered by the State Historic
Preservation Office, it offers matching grants for rehabilitation work
that supports the preservation of historic resources listed in the
National Register of Historic Places or for significant work
contributing toward identifying, preserving and/or interpreting
archaeological sites.

Oregon Arts Commission
offers a variety of matching grants to support arts programming in
Oregon. Grant programs are supported with general funds from the State
of Oregon and the Oregon Cultural Trust, and federal dollars from the
National Endowment for the Arts.

Cultural Tourism
support projects and partnerships in Oregon that positively impact
arts-based cultural tourism activities.

Access Reimbursements Grants will help offset the expenditures of
specific access expenses incurred by Oregon’s nonprofit arts
organizations, to ensure public access to all individuals who want to
participate in an activity of the organization.

Arts Recognition grants are $1,000 awards that recognize to exemplary
arts organizations that have a record of excellence in programming,
service and organizational capacity, but have not received other Arts
Commission funding.

Operating Support grants support the operations of and public access to
the programs of Oregon's medium and large not-for-profit arts

Arts Services grants provide operating support to local and regional
art councils, or other arts organizations that offer regular, ongoing
arts services to a broad audience.

Arts Learning grants support teaching and learning in and about the
arts in K-12 schools.

Arts Build Communities grants recognize and support both the arts in
local communities and the involvement of the arts and artists in
community development. The program targets underserved communities.

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