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Arts and Cultural Grants

  • Applications for 2019-20 are being accepted until noon on Friday, Sept. 6.

    Grant application

    Grant completion report

    This program supports Gresham-based activities and projects that enrich the arts, culture and heritage of the community.

    Grants are available to nonprofit organizations physically located within Gresham city limits and to Gresham residents, who have partnered with a qualifying nonprofit. 

    The Arts and Cultural Grant Committee allocates the grants. The maximum amount awarded to any entity is $6,000.

    Eligible activities

    • Performing arts: community and professional theater, instrumental and vocal music, dance
    • Festivals and parades
    • Folk arts
    • Literature
    • Media arts
    • Visual arts: painting, sculpture, photography
    • Museums: art exhibits, classes and workshops
    • Heritage and preservation of Gresham's history

    Mail, deliver or email grant applications to:

    City of Gresham, Communications Office 
    Attention: Sasha Konell             
    1333 NW Eastman Parkway
    Gresham, OR  97030-3813  

    2018-19 recipients

    • Center for the Arts Foundation
    • Eastside Theater Company
    • Gresham Outdoor Public Art
    • Gresham United Methodist Ministries/The Rockwood Center
    • MetroEast Community Media
    • SALT Academy
    • St. Aidan's Episcopal Church

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