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Grants to Oregon Arts Nonprofits and Municipal
Arts Agencies to Support General Operations

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Oregon Arts Commission (OAC)

Deadline Date:

06/01/20 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $3,000 to Oregon small nonprofit or governmental arts organizations to cover the costs of core operations. Funding is intended to support small arts organizations that offer ongoing, sustained, artistic programming and outreach activities in their community. Eligible applicants provide public access to ongoing arts programs (at least four spread throughout the year) for their local community.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162287

Estimated Size of Grant:

Award Amount: $1,000 - $3,000.

Term of Contract:

Activity Period: January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This program makes operating support available to 501c3 or municipally based organizations that have arts as the core of their mission. These grants are limited to organizations with an operational history and 501c3 status of two years or more at the time of application. Municipally based organizations must have a discrete budget and steering committee within the City’s structure,

At the time of the application deadline, all applicant organizations must
• Operate as a nonprofit as evidenced by current IRS 501(c)(3) federal tax-exempt status, and active registration with the State of Oregon for corporate, non-profit status;
• Operate within a mission that describes the arts as the primary purpose of the organization; arts programming must be the primary focus.
• Show no more than $150,000 in cash operating expenses on the organization’s most recently submitted IRS 990.
• Have been in existence as a 501(c) (3) for a minimum of two years as evidenced by an IRS determination letter.
• Demonstrate a significant history of providing access to ongoing arts programs serving the local community (at least four instances over the past 12 months.)

Arts organizations housed in a parent organization (municipal government, higher education, or one of the nine federally recognized tribes) may apply for an exemption to the eligibility requirements related to IRS and State of Oregon nonprofit status. Organizations applying for this waiver must:
• Operate within a mission that describes the arts as the primary purpose of the organization; arts programming must be the primary focus
• Demonstrate a significant history of providing access to the arts serving the local community (at least four instances over the past 12 months.)
• Have been in existence as an agency of local government for a minimum of two years • Show a distinct budget of less than $150,000 in cash operating expenses for the most recently completed fiscal year
• Maintain a separate art advisory committee or board

Organizations using a fiscal sponsorship are not eligible to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is June 1, 2020, at 5:00 PM.

Organizations considering an Eligibility Waiver should first contact programs staff to review organization's likelihood of receiving a waiver.

Assistance from the Arts Commission staff is available to applicants prior to the application deadline.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://oregon4biz.force.com/OAC/s/login/

To request a waiver: arts.grants@oregon.gov

Contact:
Liora Sponko
liora.sponko@oregon.gov

Oregon Arts Commission
775 Summer Street NE, Ste 200
Salem, OR 97301-1280

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