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PREVIOUSLY FUNDED PROPOSALS

Since 2005, $360,000 has been awarded for arts, heritage and humanities needs in Clackamas County.

  • 184 Project Grant awards to individuals or organizations totaling $263,287
  • 13 Exemplary Cultural Contribution awards totaling $10,000
  • 3 Heritage Tourism & Youth Program Project awards totaling $6,384 funded through a Heritage Tourism and Youth Program contributed by Clackamas County Tourism Development Council.
  • 33 Special Opportunity Grants awards totaling $21,500

In an effort to provide unbiased perspective for applicants, all grant review panels are comprised of arts, humanities and heritage professionals based outside Clackamas County; 40 different panelists have served in the past processes.


PRESS RELEASES


AWARDS BY FUNDING PRIORITY

Preserve & protect heritage and history, tell and build upon the stories of Clackamas County.

Recipient:

  • Canby Public Library – Civil War 150: Reading & Discussion Series (’13 – $2,200)
  • Canby Main Street Program – Self Guided Walking Tour (’11 – $500)
  • City of Sandy Centennial Mural Project (’11 – $1,000)
  • Clackamas County Historical Society 60th Anniversary Geocache Tour(’12 – $2,600)
  • Clackamas County Historical Society – (’13 – $2,400, ’14 – $2,650)
  • Clackamas Heritage Partners, Oregon City (’05 – $1,500)
  • Clackamas Heritage Partners, Oregon City (’08 – Youth & Heritage Tourism Award $2,344)
  • Feryal Abbasi-Ghnaim – History in Palestinian Embroidery Designs – (’16 – $1,500)
  • Friends of Timberline, Government Camp – Art of Timberline Brochure(’09 – $2,200) Crafts of Timberline Brochure (’11 – $1,000)
  • Jacknife-Zion0Horseheaven Historical Society (’10 – $2,500)
  • Jane Reid – PGE Powerhouse Art Jam (’10 – $1,200) Estacada on the Clackamas Powerhouse Art Jam (’11 – $1,000; ’12 – $1,000, ’13 – $1,500)
  • Jane Richardson – Bosky Dell Project (’10 – $1,394)
  • Kathryn Hurd – Original Manuscript on Estacada History (’15 – $2,380)
  • Lower Columbia Floods Chapter, West Linn (’06 – $2,000)
  • Main Street Oregon City – Faces on the Facade Mural Brochure(’10 – $2,000) – Arch Bridge Obelisk Rescue and Reuse (’12 – $2,000)
  • Molalla Area Historical Society, Molalla – Historic Cabin Project ($1,000)
  • Molalla Arts Commission – Historic Logging Mural ($500)
  • Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum (’10 – $3,000)
  • Northwest Forest Conservancy, Bagby Hot Springs (’06 – $1,500)
  • Oregon Military Museum, Guidon Preservation (’05 – $1,425)
  • Pamela Hayden – Rock Creek Site Exploratory Archeological Survey (’13 – $2,500)
  • Robert Bresky – History of Willamette Falls Papermaking – (’16 – $1,000)
  • Tim Mather – Belluschi Pavilion – (’10 – $2,500)
  • Willamette Falls Heritage Foundation – Oral History Book (’10 – $1,000) Recording Bull Run Powerhouse Art (’11 – $500)

Strengthen and support arts, heritage and humanities organizations and individual artists, performers, writers, historians and scholars.

Recipient:

  • Art and Yvonne Abrams and the Art Abrams Swing Machine Big Band (Special Award – ’05 – $500)
  • ArtBack Artists Cooperative, Estacada (’05 – $1,875; ’06 – $1,000,’12 – $2500)
  • artMOB (Milwaukie Arts Commission) (’10 – $2,000, ’12 – $1,100)
  • Canby Community Concert Association (’11 – $750)
  • Cascadia Center for Arts & Crafts – (’16 – $1,000)
  • City of Wilsonville – (’10 – $1,000)
  • Clackamas Repertory Theatre (’10 – $3,000, ’14 – $2,750,  ’15 – $2,500)
  • David Bugni for vision and leadership in Estacada’s cultural revival (Special Award – ’05 – $500)
  • Dianne Kohlmeier, Director of Krayon Kids Musical Theatre Company,
    Oregon City (Special Award – ’05 – $500)
  • Friends of Timberline (Special Award – ’05 – $1,000)
  • Jacknife-Zion-Horseheaven Historical Society (’06 – $1,640)
  • Jeff & Chris Davis (’08 – $1,550)
  • Jill Montgomery, artist, Oregon City (’07 – $1,200)
  • Kirk Mouser Enterprises – Juvenile Department Project (’12 – $1,500)
  • Ledding Library – Ledding Cultural Forum (’13 – $2,400, ’14 – $1,500, ’16 – $2,500)
  • Lee Kelly, sculptor (Special Award – ’05 – $500)
  • Lakewood Center for the Arts, Lake Oswego (Special Award – ’05 – $1,000)
  • Linda Woody – Going Boldly in Lake Oswego (’14 – $1,400, ’15 – $1,210, ’16 – $1,306)
  • Masque Alfresco – Summer Park Tour (’08 – $1,332, ’09 – $1,000, ’10 – $1,400)
  • M.J. Cody,writer, A Photo History – Estacada (’06 – $2,000)
  • Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum, Govt. Camp (’07 – $1,700)
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness of Clackamas County – Stand Up for Mental Health – (’14 – $1,500, ’16 – $1,000)
  • Oregon Military Museum, Clackamas (Special Award – ’05 – $1,000)
  • Paul Sively, Photography/Video Exhibition (’15 – $2,469)
  • Paula Lewis, artist, Oregon City (’07 – $2,000)
  • Page2Stage Express/Jewish Theatre Collaborative (’14 – $1,000)
  • Performing Arts Group of Estacada – Theatre Classes (’11 – $1,000)
  • Philip Foster Farm & Tom Burnett, Eagle Creek (Special Award – ’05 – $1,000)
  • Rene’ Ormae-Jarmer – High School Thunder Drumline Program – (’11 – $1,000)
  • Rick True, artist and teacher (Special Award – ’05 – $500)
  • Sandy Actors Theatre – Facade’ Enhancement (’08 – $1,370) Production (’11 – $2,500) Sound Enhancement (’12 – $2,500) – Lighting Enhancement (’15 – $2,460)
  • Skip-A-Week Quilt Club, in Estacada since 1921 (Special Award – ’05 – $1,000)
  • Sojourn Theatre – (’10 – $3,000)
  • Staged! Musical Theatre Series (’08 – $1,215, ’12 – $2,500)
  • Sue Allen, printmaker, Brightwood (’05 – $1,000 )
  • The Art Gym, Marylhurst – Presentations, Exhibits and Lectures( ’05 – $800 & ’06 $1,500, ’09 – $2,000, ’10 – $3,000, ’11 – $2,000; ’12 – $1,000,
    ’13 – $3,500, ’14 – $1,750, ’15 – $2,500)
  • West Linn Community Chorus (’06 – $1,500)
  • West Linn-Wilsonville Music & Arts Partners (Special Award – ’05 – $1,000)
  • Willamette Falls Heritage Foundation, West Linn, exhibit catalog (’05 – $900)
  • Willamette Falls Symphony Orchestra, Oregon City (’06 – $2,000, $900)
  • Wynona Studios – Fiber Farm Tour (’11 – $1,000)

Weave public art into the fabric of communities in public and private development.

Recipient:

  • ArtMOB (Milwaukie Arts Committee (’16 – $725)
  • Arts Council of Lake Oswego  (’12 – $1,000, ’14 – $1,000, ’15 – $2,500, ’16 – $2,500)
  • City of Oregon City, Municipal Elevator Art (’06 – $1,000)
  • Clackamas Community College, Sculpture Exposition (’06 – $2,000, ’16 – $2,500)
  • Estacada Area Arts Commission (’10 – $1,500)
  • Main Street Oregon City – (’10 – $2,000)
  • Oregon City Library – (’16 – $1,150)
  • Providence Willamette Falls Hospital Foundation – Public Art Gallery in Hospital (’10 – $2,000, ’11 – $2,000)
  • Rotary Club of Oregon City – Singer Falls Art Project (’11-$1,500)
  • West Linn Arts Commission, Grindstones Project (’07 – $2,250)
  • Willamette Falls Heritage Foundation – Grindstones Project (’15 – $2,500)

Develop audiences to sustain culture and community building, as well as economic development.

Recipient:

  • Canby Arts Association, First Friday ArtWalks (’06 – $1,000)
  • Canby Public Library – (’12 – $1,500, ’14 – $400)
  • City of Wilsonville – (’10 – $1,000)
  • Clackamas Repertory Theatre, Productions(’05 – $2,500 and ’06 – $2,000, ’08 – $5,000, ’09-$2,000, ’10 – $3,000, ’11 – $2,080, ’12 – $1,000, ’13 – $3,800. ’16 – $2,500)
  • Estacada Area Arts Commission, Summer Celebration (’05 – $2,000, ’07 – $2,000, ’10 – $1,500, ’11 – 2,000, ’12 – $2,500, ’13 – $2,500, ’14 – $1,500, ’15 – $2,000, ’16 – $2,500)
  • Estacada Together – (’08 – $4,500)
  • Hamlet of Molalla Prairie – Discovering Sense of Place workshops (’11-$900)
  • Jacknife-Zion0Horseheaven Historical Society (’10 – $2,500)
  • Krayon Kids Musical Theater Company Summer Camp (’05 – $1,000, ’09 – $1,000)
  • Ledding Library Poets Series, Milwaukie (’07 – $2,800)
  • Masque Alfresco – Summer Park Tour (’10 – $1,400, ’11- $1,200, ’12 – $1,350, ’13 – $1,300, ’14 – $1,800, ’15 – $1,800, ’16 – $1,950)
  • New Century Players, Milwaukie (’06 – $1,500. ’15 – $2,400, ’16 – $2,200)
  • Open Hearts Open Minds (’16 – $1,644)
  • Sojourn Theatre – (’10 – $3,000)
  • Willamette Falls Heritage Foundation, West Linn (’07 – $1,000)
  • Wilsonville Arts & Culture Council, 7th Annual Arts Festival (’05 – $2,500 and $3,000)
  • Wilsonville Theatre Company (’16 – $2,492)

Infuse arts, heritage and humanities within the K-12 education system for all students to experience, and engage citizens of Clackamas County with opportunities for lifelong learning through a diverse range of cultural activities.

Recipient:

  • Ackerman Center – Building Literacy Through the Arts (’15 – $2,500)
  • Ackerman Middle School, Canby Virtual Museum (’07 – $2,400)
  • artMOB (Milwaukie Arts Commission) (’10 – $2,000)
  • Drake, Carolyn – Molalla High School (’09 0 $150)
  • Donate2Educate.com (’08 – $3,232, ’10 – $3,000)
  • Estacada Together (’14 – $1,500, ’15 – $1,250, ’16 – $2,390))
  • Holy Names Heritage Center Family History Project, Lake Oswego (’07 – $3,650)
  • Lori Ryland – Art Launch for Young People (’14 – $1,000)
  • Milwaukie Academy of the Arts – Science Illustrator for Biology Class (’14 – $800)
  • Molly Morrow – Riverside Elementary Trolley Trail Project (’12 – $1,350)
  • Oregon Trail Pitchpipers – Performing Arts-A cappella Harmony for Clackamas County Schools (’13 – $1,745)
  • Rex Putnam High School Music Boosters (’14 – $1,000)
  • Willamette Falls Symphony Pop Scores for Community Orchestra- (’09 – $900)
  • Youth Music Project (’14 – $ 2,500, ’15 – $2,500, ’16 – $2,500)

Encourage travelers from outside Clackamas County to experience the County’s unique history, heritage, arts, humanities and other cultural activities. Connect visitors with the County’s rivers, park lands, forests and natural landscapes through cultural events, activities and development that revitalize and inspire.

Recipient:

  • Earth Crusaders – Harmony and Art on the Water Series (’13 – $1,200)
  • The Artback Artists Cooperative – (’14 – $1,500, ’15 – $2,500, ’16 – $1,250))

Former Funding Priority: Reconnect communities with their rivers, parklands, forests and natural landscapes through cultural events, activities and development that revitalize and inspire.

Recipient:

  • Jane Reid – PGE Powerhouse Art Jam (’10 – $1,200)
  • Jane Richardson – Bosky Dell Project (’10 – $1,394)

Former Funding Priority: Encourage local arts, heritage, or humanities projects, events and activities in celebration of Oregon’s sesquicentennial year. Visit the Oregon 150 website.

Recipient:

  • Marylhurst University, The Art Gym (’08 – $3,200)
  • ArtBack Artists Cooperative, Estacada (’09 -$1,250)

Former Funding Priority: Promote gathering places for people of all ages to celebrate and to participate in cultural activities.

Recipient:

  • City of West Linn, Willamette Park Outdoor Stage (’06 – $1,500)
  • Arts Cabin Project, Govt. Camp – Upper Arts Cabin (’05 – $2, 500), Lower Arts Cabin (’11 – $3,000)
  • Canby Livability Coalition, Greenspace and Art Park (’07 – $1,400)
  • Nikki Stroup Dance Room Mirrors (’12 – $1,000)

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