Arts and Cultural Grants

  • Applications for 2019-20 will open in July 2019.

    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  

    2017-18 recipients

    • Center for the Arts Foundation
    • Gresham Outdoor Public Art
    • MetroEast Community Media
    • Mt. Hood Pops Orchestra
    • SALT Academy
    • Gresham Methodist Church
    • St. Aidan's Episcopal Church
    • Eastside Theater Company