[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2013-02-22

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Fri Feb 22 07:56:26 PST 2013

In this Issue:
1. Heritage Conference details offered on Exchange
2. Clackamas County seeks asset inventory/ assessment; strategic plan
3. Applications available for Cultural Trust Competitive Grants
Are documenting and preserving an important collection or building? Is
preparing for a disaster on your list of things to do? Do you need tips
about advocating for support? Are you seeking guidance for creating a
new appreciation for heritage in your area? You will discover answers at
the 2013 Oregon Heritage Conference. Learn more on Oregon Heritage
Exchange ( http://oregonheritage.wordpress.com/ ).
Clackamas County is seeking the services of a consultant to aid in a
Heritage/Cultural Asset Inventory and Assessment and to assist in the
Development of a Cultural/Heritage Tourism Strategic Plan that will
identify specific local cultural/heritage resources with the greatest
potential for tourism appeal. The consultant will help the county create
a short-term (three-five year) strategy based on the outcome of the
asset assessment, creating a "road map" to coordinate the investment of
local efforts to develop, manage, and promote resources for maximum
economic benefit. The proposal deadline is 4 p.m., Feb. 27. 
Proposal packets are available at Clackamas County Purchasing,
Clackamas County Public Services Building, 2051 Kaen Road, Oregon City,
from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Address sealed proposals
to Lane Miller, Purchasing Manager at the address above. Further
information is available on the Clackamas County website (
The Cultural Trust is accepting online applications for competitive
Cultural Development grants. Cultural Development grants support
significant cultural programs and projects in Oregon.  Available to
501-c-3 heritage nonprofits can apply in one of four broad categories: 
Access, Capacity, Creativity, and Preservation. 
The deadline is 5 p.m., May 15. This round of Cultural Development
grants will support activities taking place between Aug. 1, 2013 and
July 31, 2014. Potential applicants should visit the Cultural Trust
website ( http://www.culturaltrust.org/grants/development-grants ) to
view grant guidelines, answers to frequently asked questions and
instructions to register for "Grants Chat," a webinar series. 
Oregon's county and tribal cultural coalitions, funded by the Cultural
Trust, also award important grants to cultural programs in their
communities. Visit www.culturaltrust.org/coalitions to find a coalition
and its grant application information. 


Mark your calendar for the 2013 Heritage Conference to take place in
Portland May 9 and 10!

Oregon Heritage, part of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department,
provides technical support and services to people and organizations
documenting, preserving, interpreting and sharing Oregon's heritage.
Keep up with the latest issues and trends by following the Oregon
Heritage Exchange blog.

Oregon Heritage News is a service of the Oregon Heritage Commission.
Contact us by emailing heritage.info at state.or.us .
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