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Opportunity Grants Awarded to 16 Oregon Artists

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Sixteen Oregon artists will undertake career opportunity activities ranging from travel to national and international conferences, study with master artists, and the development of new work for major exhibitions, with $52,312 in competitive Career Opportunity grants, including funds from The Ford Family Foundation.

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Guidelines for “Connecting Students to the World of Work” Grants Posted

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Letters of Intent for New Funds Accepted Until October 1, 2013

The Oregon Arts Commission, in partnership with the Oregon Cultural Trust, announces Connecting Students to the World of Work, a new grant program to support underserved students in grades 6 through 12 with professional learning opportunities in arts and creative career fields. Letters of intent to apply for the new funds are due by October 1, 2013. A small pool of competitive applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal, due on November 18, 2013.

 

Grants amounts will range from $20,000 to $50,000 and will support activity occurring between January 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015.

 

Connecting Students to the World of Work grants will support activities that connect students to the “world of work” by providing them with experiences and learning about professional elements of an artistic/creative career field. Through internships/externships, mentorships,

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Oregon Arts Commission Announces Fall Deadlines for Funds for Rural, Emerging, Community Arts Organizations

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The Oregon Arts Commission has set deadlines for two of its programs geared toward emerging arts organizations and those that serve rural or underserved communities throughout the state. Small to midsized arts groups that have not received Commission funding in the last 12 months are encouraged to submit Arts Recognition proposals.

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Oregon Arts Commission Announces $1.36 Million in Grants

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First Round of FY14 Grants Reaches Communities across Oregon

July 16, 2013, Salem, OR – The Oregon Arts Commission awarded $1.36 million in its first round of awards for fiscal year 2013-14. Grants were awarded in Operating Support: $945,700; Arts Services: $163,400; and Arts Learning programs: $184,500; as well as for designated statewide and regional programs.

 

The Commission’s Operating Support grants fund the operations of Oregon’s leading arts groups and acknowledge the role those organizations play in Oregon’s social, educational and economic arenas. Arts Learning grants support the arts as a critical link to educational achievement; they include in-classroom, after-school, and off-site activities, contributing to Oregon’s high level goals for education. Arts Services grants provide operating funds for arts councils and other groups working to make the arts accessible in all parts of Oregon.

 

In some cases, arts organizations received grants in more than one category, based

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Expected Effects of Sequestration on Public Arts Agencies

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Originally posted 3.1.13

As you have no doubt been following in the headlines, specific parts of the federal budget, including that of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), will be impacted by a budgetary control called “sequestration” beginning today. This sequester, totaling $85 billion, will reduce funding to almost all areas of domestic social programs by about 5 percent, which would mean about $7.3 million at the NEA.

This cut has been expected ever since the congressional “supercommittee” of 2011 failed to find agreement on how to achieve $1.5 trillion in deficit reduction over 10 years, either through spending cuts, raising revenue, or by a combination of both. Since the possibility of the sequester was triggered, the White House’s Office of Management & Budget has alerted impacted federal agencies to prepare for it by withholding grant competitions, utilizing employee furloughs, reduced service and other budget cutting actions.

Because

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Presenting Our Vans Custom Culture Grant Winning Schools

Learning in the arts enables every individual to develop the critical thinking, collaborative, and creative skills necessary to succeed in today’s ever-changing world. Vans and its national charity partner Americans for the Arts envision a country where every child has access to—and takes part in–high quality learning experiences in the arts, both in school and […]

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Calls to Artists and Art Opportunities From CAFE

Short -deadline and new calls to art from CAfE, list edited to include only calls for which Oregon artists are eligible.

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2013 Guide to the National Endowment for the Arts

2013 Guide to the National Endowment for the Arts

The 2013 Guide provides details on the programs and activities that the NEA supports, as well as funding deadlines for our various grants.

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RACC announces a new year’s worth of project grants

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RACC awards $732,440 in project grants to schools, arts organizations and individual artists

Story Date:  12/20/12 The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) announced today that $732,440 will be awarded for artistic projects scheduled to take place in 2013 – includi…

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