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Marion Cultural Development Corporation announces grant opportunities for 2015.  Note that our grant cycle has changed. The new grant cycle will coincide with the calendar year.  Applications will be due in October of the year before the project, and awards will be made in that December. Final reports will be due in December of the project year. The application process and priorities have not changed. Full information can be found on the MCDC website: Click Here.

Applications grants for 2015 projects will be accepted online only, beginning September 5, 2014. The deadline to apply is October 10, 2014.  Grantees will be notified by mid-November and will receive their awards at a ceremony on December 9, 2014.  Funds will be available for use in 2015.  Final reports will be due by December 31, 2015.

Organizations that have received grants in 2014 and that plan to apply for 2015 grants must submit a final report on their 2014 project--or, if the project is not complete, an interim report--by September 30, 2014.

About Us

The Marion Cultural Development Corporation is a non-profit organization funded by the Oregon Cultural Trust. We are one of 45 county-based Cultural Coalitions that issue local grants from the Oregon Cultural Trust. Our grant program supports the arts, heritage, humanities and culture in Marion County. The Oregon Cultural Trust is committed to supporting local cultural development and allows each coalition to shape its own cultural granting priorities.

The Marion Cultural Development Corporation uses Oregon Cultural Trust funds to offer an annual Cultural Grant. Since 2004, The Marion Cultural Development Corporation has awarded a total of $190,238 for 128 projects to 69 incorporated cultural non-profits who share the common goal of advancing, preserving and stabilizing our cultural resources.

Cultural non-profits can find details of our granting process here: Grant Application

To find out how to support the Oregon Cultural Trust and earn a tax credit visit www.culturaltrust.org.