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John Tess Matches Donations to Oregon Culture Made Before June 30

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The Cultural Advocacy Coalition is working for passage of critical legislation and increased funding for the arts in 2016. Funding for arts and culture is precarious in the best of circumstances and we know some would eliminate funding entirely if given the chance. CAC board member John Tess feels so strongly about the importance of their work that he will match the first $1,000 in new or increased membership donations received through June 30, 2015.

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MOther's Day News from the Children's Healing Art Project

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Children’s Healing Art Project brings the healing power of art to children in crisis and their families. At CHAP children are known for the creative ingenuity, not by disability, disease or diagnosis. (left-right) Amara, Dayle & Hania at the CHAP Studio in SE Portland This spring CHAP joins you honoring moms. (did you know that Mother’s Day is only 13 days away?!) We are grateful to all the moms of the child artists we serve, grateful to the moms who teach art in the hospitals, moms who serve on our board, moms who volunteer, and moms who donate and support CHAP’s mission. We celebrate moms like Dayle and the many amazing moms whose lives are touched by our work. Please give now in honor of Dayle and all the moms who CHAP serves. Your donations mean that moms like Dayle, who are fighting (and beating!) cancer, can use art

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Call for Artist Educators from Rogue Gallery!

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The Rogue Gallery & Art Center (RGAC) is hiring artist educators! If you are an inspirational art teacher who enjoys working with youth- we’d love to have you join our expanding team of exceptional art teachers!! Also, we are preparing for summer art camps in the Rogue Studio and there are a few things you might have lying around that we would help us stock up our art supplies stash.

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Call for Art Supplies from Rogue Gallery’s Education Director

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We are preparing for summer art camps in the Rogue Studio and there are a few things you might have lying around that we would help us stock up our art supplies stash. For our upcoming summer art camps, we’d love it if you are willing to please save some landfill space, check your recycling, and clear out any unused art supplies from your studios by collecting and donating supplies:

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Call to Artists: Donations to JAPAN NIGHT Auction to Benefit Fukushima Children

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The Japanese Association of Southern Oregon is looking for Artists to donate their work to our JAPAN NIGHT silent auction. All proceeds will go directly to fund children in Fukushima, Japan, who are still affected by radiation poisoning. We invite all interested people to attend JAPAN NIGHT for an evening of Japanese Cuisine and Culture on Sunday March 11, 2012.

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Oregon Cultural Trust Sets Fiscal Year Fundraising Challenge

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The Oregon Cultural Trust — board, partners, advisors and staff — challenge Oregonians to donate $630,000 to the Trust by June 30. Reaching that goal will allow a record-breaking $1.7 million in grant awards for 2011-12. So far $90,992 – more than 14% of the challenge – has been raised. Donors can monitor the challenge at culturaltrust.org, where daily updates will be posted to the homepage. Supporters can also follow the Oregon Cultural Trust on Facebook and Twitter.

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Broken pledges, bankrupt donors and sharing works of art

WASHINGTON, DC. Tight museum finances, the recession and the threat that some policymakers may seek to squeeze a sector they see as elitist and wasteful, set the tone for the annual conference held last month on legal problems in museum…

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Technology Donations to Arts Organizations

07/26/2010

TechSoup is a not-for-profit organization that makes donated technology available to nonprofits. Forty major technology providers donate hardware and software, which TechSoup makes available to nonprofits for an administrative fee of as little as 5% of retail cost. In addition, TechSoup’s Refurbished Computer Initiative offers nonprofits low-cost, high-quality computers. TechSoup received the 2008 ArtsTech Award from Carnegie Mellon University in recognition of product donations that have saved arts organizations more than $100 million in expenses since 2001. NASAA regularly uses TechSoup to acquire new software and computer equipment, and many state arts agencies have spread the word about TechSoup among their networks.

TechSoup.org is itself a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Our mission is making software donations from 40 major technology providers, including Microsoft, Cisco, Symantec, Intuit, Adobe and Sun (for an administrative fee as little as 5% of retail cost). To qualify, organizations must be a 501(c)3 or a library.

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