EUGENE, Ore -- Small grants are making a big difference for 18 arts organizations in Western Oregon.
The Oregon Arts Commission awarded a total of 79 operating grants for fiscal year 2018 that will help ensure arts access in rural areas.
The Small Operating Grants are designed to provide operating support to arts organizations with budgets under $150,000. Eligibility is also limited to organizations which have operated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit for two years or more. Most organizations received $1,230.
The following Western Oregon arts organizations received a FY2018 Small Operating Grant:
Cascadia Concert Opera, Eugene
Chamber Music Amici, Eugene
Chamber Music Corvallis, Corvallis
Chintimini Chamber Music, Corvallis
Corvallis Guitar Society, Corvallis
Corvallis Repertory Singers, Corvallis
Delgani String Quartet, Eugene
Florence Regional Arts Alliance, Florence
Gallery Calapooia Inc, Albany
Girl Circus, Eugene
Greater Eugene Chorus/SWEET ADALINES, Eugene
Mid-Valley Prelude Sinfonia Inc, Albany
Music Education & Performing Artists Association, Eugene
Riverbend Live!, Winston
Rural Art Center, Lorane
West African Cultural Arts Institute, Eugene
Willamette Jazz Society, Eugene
Willamette Valley Symphony, Albany