Grants

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The Beaverton Arts Program provides financial support for non-profit visual, written and performing arts organizations who serve the Beaverton community. All events or activities funded by either opportunity must take place within the Beaverton School District boundaries.

Community Grants 

Cast and Crew of Beaverton Civic Theatre production of The Addams Family
Beaverton Civic Theatre cast and crew of "The Addams Family"

Who: Individual artists, arts and cultural groups, and Beaverton schools. Social service agencies, religious organizations, and private businesses are also eligible if they pair with a nonprofit arts or diverse cultural organization for a joint project.

What: Applications to this grant program should address one or more of these five goals:

  1. Bring people together by providing opportunities for all people to experience and explore art.
  2. Create ways for people to celebrate cultural diversity through art.
  3. Help local artists to have a voice and to thrive artistically.
  4. Spur the development and stewardship of art.
  5. Educate the community on the intrinsic and economic value of art.

Amount: Two levels of funding are available: $1,000 and $2,000. (See application for eligibility details.) Applicants who receive a Beaverton diverse art offerings grant in this cycle will not be eligible for the community grant.

Applications Due: Friday, March 16, 2018, 11:59 pm. Applicants will be notified of their application status by Friday, May 18, 2018.

Activity Dates: All funded activities must take place between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019.

To Apply: Complete the online application at www.BeavertonOregon.gov/ArtSubmit and use the 2018 Beaverton Arts Budget Form. If applicants received a community grant in 17-18, please complete the 2018 Community Grant Final Report and email it to artsmail@BeavertonOregon.gov.

For more information, view the 2018 Community Grant Guidelines.

Diverse Art Offerings Grant

Crane Age origami assembly."Crane Age" by Patrice Demmon

Who: Students, individual artists, and arts and culture organizations who serve the Beaverton community. Beaverton schools and libraries are also eligible to apply. 

What: This grant program is intended to provide support outside of the annual Beaverton community grant cycle for unanticipated events or opportunities, especially for emerging artists, students, or organizations new to the grant-making process. Projects could include workshops, art classes, or art activities that serve Beaverton residents. 

Amount: Up to $500 per applicant. Only one request per individual or organization will be funded each calendar year. Applicants who receive a Beaverton community grant in this cycle will not be eligible for the diverse art offerings grant. 

Applications Due: Accepted now through December 31, 2018, or until all grant funds are expended. 

Activity Dates: All funded activities must take place by December 31, 2018. 

To Apply: Complete the online application at www.BeavertonOregon.gov/ArtSubmit or scan and email the 2018 Diverse Art Offerings Application to artsmail@BeavertonOregon.gov. You may also mail a paper copy of the application and budget form addressed to: 

City of Beaverton
Arts Program
PO Box 4755
Beaverton, OR 97076 

For more information, view the 2018 Diverse Art Offerings Grant Guidelines.