Arts

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Oregon Coast Children's Theatre

Project: The Arts in Education & Community Arts Initiative

Year: 2022 Grant Amount: $25,000 Location: Toledo, OR
About:

Our touring season usually runs from September – September for Oregon schools. Funds will be used to support program costs, both for our arts center operations, and for touring programs around the state of Oregon.



Oregon East Symphony

Project: Playing For Keeps youth programming

Year: 2017 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Pendleton, OR
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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.

Project: Concerts and Education in the 2015-2016 30th Anniversary Season

Year: 2015 Grant Amount: $15,0000 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 East Symphony, Inc.

Project: Playing for Keeps, comprehensive youth music education

Year: 2011 Grant Amount: $8,000 Location: Pendleton, OR
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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 Symphony

Project: Music Education & Community Engagement

Year: 2013 Grant Amount: $10,000 Location: Portland, OR
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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

Project: Continued support for Music Education and Community Engagement

Year: 2014 Grant Amount: $10,000 Location: Portland, OR
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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

Project: Plumbing Repairs

Year: 2012 Grant Amount: $2,500 Location: Lake Oswego, OR
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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

Project: Arts & Culture Program + General Operations

Year: 2019 Grant Amount: $$15,000 Location: Portland, OR
About:

p:ear’s Arts and Culture Program strives to bring art, music, theater and literature into the lives of over 300 homeless youth yearly. Academic studies note the important role art can play in coping with the stresses accompanying homelessness.



p:ear

Project: Arts and Culture Program

Year: 2015 Grant Amount: $15,000 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.

  

  

  



p:ear

Project: p:ear Arts and Culture Program

Year: 2021 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Portland, OR
About:

p:ear’s Arts and Culture program brings music, art, theater, and movement into the lives of young people experiencing homelessness, creating opportunities for them to develop emotional, motor and cognitive skills.



Pacific Youth Choir

Project: PYC@NeighborhoodChoir Program

Year: 2017 Grant Amount: $10,000 Location: Portland, OR
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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.

Project: Graduate Opportunities Program

Year: 2016 Grant Amount: $10,000 Location: Portland, OR
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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

Project: Richard Eggar Residency and young people's concert

Year: 2013 Grant Amount: $10,000 Location: Portland, OR
About:

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.  Note: Unfortunately Maestro Egarr was unable to participate due to a family emergency, but Monica Huggett  flew back from the UK to conduct the program as planned.  In addition, two of four concerts had to be cancelled due to snow and ice, so two substitute education/outreach projects were offered in May.



Sanctuary Art Center

Project: Storytelling Internship Program

Year: 2021 Grant Amount: $12,000 Location: Seattle, WA
About:

The Storytelling Internship program will provide job training for 20 youth currently experiencing homelessness or housing instability. Participants will engage with a variety of local artists and employers to gain valuable job readiness skills.



Sanctuary Art Center

Project: Visual Storytelling Internship Program

Year: 2016 Grant Amount: $12,100 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.

            


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