[Libs-Or] FW: Writing Strong Grant Proposals Workshops Set for March

Jim Scheppke jim.b.scheppke at state.or.us
Wed Feb 16 15:53:09 PST 2011


Colleagues: I thought this might be of interest to some of you. Glad to see some of these are happening in libraries!

Jim Scheppke, State Librarian
Oregon State Library
250 Winter St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-378-4367
(fax) 503-585-8059
jim.b.scheppke at state.or.us

[cid:3380716381_1483770]Go Green, Keep it on screen - think before you print.

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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 roundtable 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 Be 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 here<http://www.culturaltrust.org/programs/%5C%22http:/coalitions.culturaltrust.org/%5C%22> to view contact information for all 45 county and tribal cultural coalitions. 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 Grants<http://www.oregonheritage.org/OPRD/HCD/FINASST/grants.shtml> 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 interpretations. 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 <http://www.oregonartscommission.org/support_for_the_arts/grants/grant_orgs.php> 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 Grants<http://www.oregonartscommission.org/support_for_the_arts/grants/grant_orgs.php> 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 organizations. 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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