Oregon Community Foundation

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COVID-19 has shuttered or limited virtually all performing arts venues, including those in Oregon. But many community theatres have not only weathered the pandemic; some have managed to raise funds to renovate and update their facilities, in anticipation of big re-openings. 

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A transgender organization in Eugene is looking to improve its outreach, operations, and partnerships, with a $30,000 grant.

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Oregon Community Foundation announced today it is giving $40 million in state-funded grants to summer enrichment programs. 



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Eugene Family YMCA reached a milestone last week in its efforts to fund a new building. They’ve raised $4 million thanks to a challenge grant.

Photo by Brian Foulkes | Courtesy of the Oregon Arts Commission

A new relief program aims to keep professional Oregon artists afloat during the pandemic. More than $1.2 million is available for eligible applicants who’ve had events or performances canceled this year.


Recorded On: May 17, 2019

Air Date: May 20, 2019

From the City Club of Eugene:

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The Oregon Community Foundation recently received high marks for its work in rural areas, but low grades for efforts to help marginalized communities.