Arts and Culture Initiatives

To honor the legacy of Fred W. Fields, OCF is announcing a five-year, $32-million investment in strategies and programs that will support the arts for all Oregonians. We will be releasing RFPs for these programs in phases over the next year.

Arts Initiatives
Community Grant Expansion
Staff Assistance

Arts Initiatives

OCF’s new $12.5-million investment in Oregon arts and culture includes three strategies to create vibrant and accessible arts communities of all sizes throughout our state.

Studio to School

To increase access to arts education for Oregon schoolchildren, OCF will award $5 million over five years through the Studio to School initiative to provide multiyear support for 15 partnerships between community arts organizations and schools. Learn more.

Creative Heights

To support the creation and dissemination of innovative new works, OCF will award $4 million over five years to arts and culture organizations through the Creative Heights initiative. Learn more.

Small Arts & Culture Grants

To support Oregon's smallest arts and culture organizations, OCF will award $1.5 million over five years to eligible organizations in every region of our state. Learn more.