The Clackamas County Arts Alliance and Cultural Coalition have many local, regional and national partners. Throughout our site we highlight many program partners, including arts commissions, artist guilds, cultural organizations, heritage groups and cities.  The agency partners listed below help the Arts Alliance and Cultural Coalition deliver funding and programs to the many cities, towns, hamlets, villages and Citizen Planning Organizations in Clackamas County.

The Arts Alliance works closely with many Clackamas County departments to provide programming and services, including Juvenile Department, Tourism & Cultural Affairs, Transportation & Development, Parks, Community Solutions, Health/Housing & Human Services.  Various Arts Alliance services are funded in part by the County and benefit from these departmental partnerships, including  Youth Arts for Change, the Artist Exhibit Program, and the Public Art  Program 

Clackamas County Tourism & Cultural Affairs department is a key partner in supporting arts, heritage and cultural activities.  Their efforts focus on bringing visitors from around the world to enjoy Clackamas County and its many rich offerings.  We work together specifically on cultural tourism initiatives.  Funding is available for tourism-related projects – visit the Mt. Hood Territory website for more information.

Regional Arts & Culture Council provides partial funding support for Arts Alliance programs, services and operations. RACC provides professional development opportunities, grants, and other support to Clackamas County artists and arts organizations.  RACC provides key resources to Clackamas County through programs such as  Work for Art, benefiting arts access, and the Right Brain Initiative, supporting arts education in many school districts, including North Clackamas.

Through a blend of private / public contributions, the Oregon Cultural Trust provides funding to the 45 Cultural & Tribal Coalitions throughout the State of Oregon. The Clackamas County Cultural Coalition distributes an annual allocation from the Trust to arts, heritage and humanities projects and needs throughout the County. The Arts Alliance, a non-profit 501(c)(3), acts as fiscal agent to the coalition and manages its grant-making processes.

Clackamas County Arts Alliance receives support from the Oregon Arts Commission, a state agency funded by the State of Oregon and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Clackamas County Arts Alliance receives support from the Oregon Arts Commission, a state agency funded by the State of Oregon and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Juan Young Trust provides partial funding for Youth Arts for Change program expenses, artist leaders and a middle-school prevention project. Their mission is to provide grants to 501(c)(3) organizations that promote the health, education and welfare of children under 21 years old, in the state of Oregon.

The Fred W. Fields Fund of Oregon Community Foundation through their Oregon Arts and Culture Recovery Program provided general operating support this year, which enabled our Youth Arts for Change program to make a pivot to online programming in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are so grateful for their support!

Program Donors

The Norris Family Charitable Fund,
a Donor Advised Fund of The U.S. Charitable Gift Trust

And Numerous Contributions from Individuals Just Like You!

Community Partners

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Learn more about the Fred Meyer Community Rewards & Arts Alliance partnership

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Learn more about AmazonSmile & Clackamas County Arts Alliance partnership