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Linn County Cultural Coalition (LCCC) Grant


GrantWatch ID# 148619
Agency: Foundation

Funding Source
Oregon Cultural Trust (OCT) - Linn County Cultural Coalition (LCCC)
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Geographic Focus
USA: Oregon: Linn County

Important Dates
Deadline: 02/03/23 5:00 PM Receipt

Grant Description
Grants of up to $2,500 to Oregon nonprofit organizations and units of local government for a wide range of publicly accessible arts and cultural projects in eligible locations. Funding is intended to support activities that promote public interest in initiatives related to the humanities, arts, history, and heritage. Grants may be used for programs in Linn County.

The Linn County Cultural Coalition's mission is to promote widespread participation in rich and diverse arts, humanities, and historical heritage activities—activities that promote both community pride and creative expression—throughout Linn County. The Coalition, therefore, strives to distribute these grant funds fairly around the county and among diverse cultural organizations. 

The applicant’s project must address one or more of the Linn County Cultural Coalition’s priorities:

  • To enhance funding for arts, heritage, and humanities activities
  • To increase public awareness of, and encourage participation in, cultural opportunities in Linn County
  • To improve access to cultural opportunities for all ages, income levels, abilities, and ethnic groups throughout Linn County

Among qualifying applications, the Linn County Cultural Coalition gives priority to organizations or projects that:

  • Haven’t recently been funded through LCCC.
  • Show evidence of community support (donations of time, money, or both, or letters of support).
  • Allow for free or low-cost participation.
  • Result from cooperation between two or more organizations (independent nonprofits and/or governmental organizations).


Recipient

Eligibility
  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Criteria for Eligibility
The recipient of a Linn County Cultural Coalition grant must be an incorporated nonprofit organization qualifying as tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)3, 501(c)4, 501(c)6, a unit of local government, or an unincorporated group or individual whose application is sponsored by a tax-exempt organization or unit of local government.

Ineligible
Projects that are ineligible for Linn County Cultural Coalition grants include:
- Annual scholarships
- Projects whose primary purpose is to promote a political or religious viewpoint or that primarily benefit a political, religious, labor, fraternal, or athletic group or a commercial venture
- Fundraisers (although a cultural activity that is part of a fundraiser may be eligible)

Pre-Application Information
The application must be received by 5:00 p.m. on February 3, 2023.

A representative of the organization must attend an awards ceremony, if one is scheduled.

For questions about how to fill out the application form, applicants are encouraged to contact any member of the Coalition’s board of directors.

Grant Information: https://linnculture.org/our-grants/

Estimated Size of Grant
Grants are typically awarded in the range of $250 to $2,500. Applicants should be aware that projects may not be awarded the full amount requested. Most LCCC past grant awards have not exceeded $1,000.

Term of Contract
The project must be scheduled for completion by the end of the calendar year.

Contact Information
Mail your completed application to:
Brian Carroll, Linn County Cultural Coalition
P.O. Box 69
Albany, Oregon 97321-0020

Or drop it off at the Linn County Parks office, at 3010 Ferry St. SW, Albany, or at the New Era office, 1313 Main St., Sweet Home.

For questions about the application form, contact a member of the Board of Directors:
https://linnculture.org/our-directors/

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