Cultural Coalition seeks grant apps
The Clackamas County Cultural Coalition currently seeks proposals for the 2019 Community Cultural Participation Project Grant Program. Any Clackamas County-based organization or individual working in the fields of arts, heritage and/or humanities may apply. Tax-exempt status is not a prerequisite. Deadline for grant applications is Oct. 15, 2018. Grant recipients will be notified in January 2019 for projects occurring between January and December 2019. The County Cultural Plan, project grant applications, and complete guidelines are all available here.Individuals and organizations considering applying for a 2019 project grant are encouraged to attend the free Grant Orientation Workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit the orientation website.Funding priorities support projects that build cultural infrastructure, sustain and grow local assets, and remove barriers to cultural participation. Priorities specifically implement the Coalition's vision, which is built around key values of:
-Increasing public recognition and valuing of local culture
-Acknowledging the vibrancy that social, cultural and ethnic diversity bring
-Increasing public participation in local culture
-Supporting the inclusion of arts and culture in every community
The Clackamas County Cultural Coalition grant program is managed by the Clackamas County Arts Alliance.
Cheryl Snow, Executive Director of the Arts Alliance said, "The Coalition is committed to implementing Cultural Plan Funding Priorities through the imaginative and thoughtful work of Clackamas County's numerous creative people and organizations."