The Arts


Oregon East Symphony

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: Playing For Keeps youth programming
Year: 2017
Location: Pendleton, OR
About:

Gives students, from 4th grade through high school, access to the opportunity to play music through various education programs, instrument lending and performances.

 



Oregon East Symphony, Inc.

Grant Amount: $8,000
Project: Playing for Keeps, comprehensive youth music education
Year: 2011
Location: Pendleton, OR
About:

The Playing for Keeps project includes: a youth orchestra, a beginner orchestra, a youth chorus, provision for instruments for young musicians, a summer camp for kids, music lessons for children and youth, a young people’s concert, performances and master classes in public schools, scholarships for youth who play with the OES, a young musician’s competition and opportunity for winners to solo with OES.  Over the past 15 years, these activities have exposed thousands of young people in the region to orchestral and choral music.



Oregon East Symphony, Inc.

Grant Amount: $15,0000
Project: Concerts and Education in the 2015-2016 30th Anniversary Season
Year: 2015
Location: Pendleton, OR
About:

OES operates a symphony orchestra, chorale and youth music program in Eastern Oregon to enhance the quality of life by providing a dependable source of live music with special emphasis on youth education opportunities.



Oregon Symphony

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Music Education & Community Engagement
Year: 2013
Location: Portland, OR
About:

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Supports the Oregon Symphony’s Music Education and Community Engagement programs for under-served children in Portland metro-area public schools in the 2013-2014 school and program year.  Programs include: early learning events for preschool-Kindergarten aged children in public libraries; interactive classroom ensemble performances for K-2 students in Title I elementary schools; interactive concert hall concerts for grades 3-8; Sunday matinee family concerts for K-5; performance opportunities for student and community ensembles of all ages; and teaching resources for inter-disciplinary learning.



Oregon Symphony

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Continued support for Music Education and Community Engagement
Year: 2014
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Providing continuing support for the Oregon Symphony’s Music Education and Community Engagement programs for under-served children in Portland metro-area public schools in the 2014-2015 school and program year.  Programs include: early learning events for preschool-Kindergarten aged children in public libraries; interactive classroom ensemble performances for K-2 students in Title I elementary schools; interactive concert hall concerts for grades 3-8; Sunday matinee family concerts for K-5; performance opportunities for student and community ensembles of all ages; and teaching resources for inter-disciplinary learning.

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Oswego Heritage Council

Grant Amount: $2,500
Project: Plumbing Repairs
Year: 2012
Location: Lake Oswego, OR
About:

Helped to provide needed emergency plumbing repairs to the Oswego Heritage House, a local landmark and gathering place, and home of Oswego Heritage Council.



p:ear

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: General Operating Support
Year: 2010
Location: Portland, OR
About:

This grant supports reaching over 500 homeless and transitional young people, ages 15-24, a year.  p:ear builds positive relationships with homeless and transitional youth through education, art and recreation to affirm personal worth and create more meaningful and healthier lives.  p:ear helps homeless and transitional youth see themselves beyond homelessness.  To truly exit the streets, homeless and transitional kids must develop the internal strength, skills and foresight to make healthy life choices.  p:ear provides a safe environment in which youth are trusted to outgrow unproductive and harmful behaviors and to rebuild the bridges between themselves and their future and themselves and a supportive, broad community.



p:ear spring 2015

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: Arts and Culture Program
Year: 2015
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Through creative programming in the arts, p:ear provides ongoing support to homeless youth to develop a meaningful sense of self, gain new skills, and to develop the physical, intellectual, social and emotional maturity they need to become healthy adults.  Art is one of the primary ways in which p:ear actively engages homeless youth with healthy mentoring and transition opportunities as well as providing opportunities for them to show and sell their work in the on-site gallery.  Through the p:ear Gallery, our young people’s artistic skills and accomplishments are publicly celebrated on a monthly basis.  By building connections with these youth through the creation and exhibition of their artwork, we form meaningful and trusting relationships with them that are the foundation for further constructive change.

 

 

 



Pacific Youth Choir

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: PYC@NeighborhoodChoir Program
Year: 2017
Location: Portland, OR
About:

PYC’s neighborhood choir program is designed to help bridge the equity gap for students and families in low-income neighborhoods, while continuing to build the diversity of PYC itself.



PlayWrite, Inc.

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: General Operations
Year: 2010
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Using the power of performance in art to transform the lives of youth at the edge.  This work empowers marginalized youth with creative tools for self-expression; in play writing workshops, young writers build a solid foundation of competence and self-confidence.  A three-week residency brings young people together with coaches from the Portland performing arts community who are trained by PlayWrite.  Students work one-on-one with coaches, learning and honing the tools for creating a play.  In the process, they learn to trust, manage, and heal their own emotional experiences; to work collaboratively; and to contribute positively to their communities.



Playwrite, Inc.

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Graduate Opportunities Program
Year: 2016
Location: Portland, OR
About:

PlayWrite’s mission is to use the power of performance in art to transform the lives of youth at the edge. This grant is intended to continue involvement of program graduates and support their graduation from high school.



Portland Baroque Orchestra

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Richard Eggar Residency and young people's concert
Year: 2013
Location: Portland, OR
About:

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Renowned conductor and early music specialist Richard Egarr from England (called the Leonard Bernstein of early music) will spend a week in February 2014 with Portland Baroque Orchestra educating youth through a dedicated Young People’s Concert and serving a broad audience with three subscription performances.  Performing on instruments of the period (ca. 1760), specialists from across North America and the UK will be brought to Portland to collaborate with PBO’s local musicians, providing cultural experiences for young people and adults found in only a few regions. The Saturday performance includes  instrument demonstrations and explanations from Maestro Egarr.



Sanctuary Art Center

Grant Amount: $12,100
Project: Visual Storytelling Internship Program
Year: 2016
Location: Seattle, WA
About:

The Visual Storytelling Internship program gives a select group of homeless youth the opportunity to create a number of in-depth projects over a significant period of time. These youth will be given the opportunity to travel to Ashland, OR to view world class storytelling at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.  The trip is meant to inspire and inform the youth about the work being done outside their community and to encourage them to continue in the program.

          



The Library Foundation

Grant Amount: $8,000
Project: The Every Child initiative: Changing the literacy odds for at-risk children
Year: 2014
Location: Portland, OR
About:

This project will reach over 57,000 children and adults, delivering vital messages about early literacy and brain development, and making appropriate books available to the highest-risk families who are living in poverty, and those who may have language or literacy challenges at home.



Wallowa Band Nez Perce Trail Interpretive Center

Grant Amount: $9,000
Project: Salmon cooking station and Joseph Interpretive Exhibit Tipis
Year: 2011
Location: Wallowa, OR
About:

The Nez Perce Homeland Project is a grass roots endeavor to develop a place in the Wallowa Valley where the Nez Perce people can once again celebrate their traditions and customs.  It aims to connect a new generation of Nez Perce people, local community members, and visitors from around the world with stories of the past and a vision of the future.  This grant furthers that mission by: 1) construct a rock salmon cooking station beside the traditional dance arbor in Wallowa to be used during the annual Tamkaliks Celebration and Friendship Feast; 2) replace the two aging Nez Perce style tipis, decorated by Nez Perce artists, at the Homeland Project Interpretive Exhibit in Joseph.

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