Join us in celebrating the 2022-2023 grant recipients by tuning into our Virtual Grant Award Ceremony on Thursday, July 14th at 5pm live on our YouTube and Facebook page!
Lane Arts Council has awarded $40,000 in grants to 10 arts organizations in the Eugene area for the 2022-23 grant period. The Community Arts Program Grant program is funded by the City of Eugene Cultural Services Division and administered by Lane Arts Council.
This year, the goal of the Community Arts Program Grants is to support small to mid-sized nonprofit arts organizations in their strategic development and organizational goal fulfillment. The Community Arts Program Grant is essential in sustaining our vibrant and diverse arts and culture community in Eugene. Program grants were awarded to community arts organizations to provide support for the grant cycle running from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023.
Community Arts Program Grant Recipients
Community Center for the Performing Arts
The Community Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) is dedicated to: preserving and operating the historic Woodmen of the World (WOW) Hall as a multipurpose community center, providing cultural arts and educational opportunities for all ages and income levels, and maintaining a supportive environment for local artists and their new creative efforts.
DanceAbility International’s mission is to dissolve barriers and connect people with and without disabilities through dance and movement. This mission is accomplished through classes, workshops and events for adults and children, performances, teacher trainings and educational materials for teachers of inclusive dance.
DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon
DisOrient is the premiere Asian American independent film festival of Oregon, celebrating films with authentic Asian Pacific American voices, histories and stories. We highlight social justice themes that translate to universal human experiences. We promote representation, diversity and inclusion to broaden the narrative of who is American, and to strengthen and build community.
Eugene Contemporary Art
Eugene Contemporary Art’s mission is to support artists and their creative practices by facilitating publicly accessible dialogue around contemporary art: its process, production, meaning, and its place within culture.
Eugene Springfield Youth Orchestra
Eugene Springfield Youth Orchestra’s mission is to provide opportunities for youth to experience, appreciate, and perform orchestral music.
Maude Kerns Art Center
Maude Kerns Art Center’s mission is to nurture artistic expression and creativity in the individual and to cultivate an appreciation and understanding of art and culture in our community.
Music Education & Performing Artists Association, MEPAA
Music Education & Performing Artists Association provides access to to music education and the arts by removing barriers and identifying resources needed for inclusion, exploration, and success!
Oregon Contemporary Theatre
Oregon Contemporary Theatre creates outstanding performances and programs that inspire curiosity, challenge expectation, encourage dialogue and support positive change.
Pacific International Choral Festival, picfest
Provide the highest level of choral music training and performing experience for young people as a means to develop the whole person. Contribute to the cultural life of Oregon by promoting growth, appreciation, and support for fine choral music in the community at large. Offer leadership in modeling respect, self-confidence, sensitivity, discipline, compassion, global awareness, and the pursuit of excellence.
Very Little Theatre