The Cultural Advocacy Coalition will continue to lobby the legislature to fund Coalition-endorsed capital construction projects in the cultural sector in the 2019 Legislative Session.

Oregon-based 501c3 cultural organizations interested in working with the Coalition to request state support for a portion of project costs are invited to submit a letter of interest by Monday, July 2, 2018, to

Letter of interest, must include:
• Overview of organization’s leadership, mission, history and annual budget
• Verification of legal authority to improve property; description of existing building ownership or proposed ownership structure;
• Statement of need, with description of the problem
• Statement of the solution, with detailed description of the capital project;
• Description of how the capital project directly advances access to arts, heritage or the humanities;
• Estimate of the project’s economic impact or description of process being undertaken to quantify economic impact
• Estimated construction budget and timeline; campaign fundraising to date
• Amount requested through Cultural Resources Economic Fund;
• Other state, local or federal funding secured or requested;

Prior to submitting materials, please review the following:

Capital Construction Endorsement Guidelines

Cultural Advocacy Coalition Capital Construction Funding Essential Information and Frequently Asked Questions