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7 C.O. arts groups among 121 sharing $1 million in grants


Creative minds at 121 Oregon arts organizations will be empowered by more than $1 million in fiscal year 2019 operating support grants from the Oregon Arts Commission, including seven in Central Oregon.

Ranging from $3,000 to $ 29,750, the grants are available to nonprofit organizations with arts at the core of their mission and budgets over $150,000*.

“We often hear that these are the most important grants we award,” said Arts Commission Chair Christopher Acebo. “They alleviate some of the economic pressure and allow Oregon arts organizations to focus on their missions.”

*Organizations with budgets under $150,000 are eligible to apply for Small Operating Grants.

Fiscal year 2019 Operating Support Grants were awarded to:

Central Oregon

BendFillm, Bend: $4,510

High Desert Chamber Music, Bend: $3,000

PLAYA, Summer Lake: $6,590

Sisters Folk Festival, Inc., Sisters: $6,682

Sunriver Music Festival, Sunriver: $4,473

The High Desert Museum, Bend: $19,021

Tower Theatre Foundation, Inc., Bend: $3,500

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