An Evening with Oregon Cultural Trust

November 14, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center
Carolyn Purcell
541-296- 8600 ext. 245

If you have an interest in Arts and Culture in the Columbia River Gorge, you are invited to a gathering of like-minded people, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles, Oregon.

Find out how Oregon Cultural Trust can grow your year-end tax gift with substantial state tax incentives when your donation is made to the Trust by Dec. 31. Whether you are a stakeholder in one of the over 1,450 cultural nonprofits, statewide, or an Oregon taxpayer seeking to maximize your donation, you are invited to learn more about the Oregon Cultural Trust.

This is a free event, and the public is welcome. Light appetizers will be served and a no-host wine and beer selection will be available. For information call Carolyn Purcell at 541-296- 8600 ext. 245. The Oregon Cultural Trust champions and invests in the statewide cultural exchange and creative expression that make Oregon uniquely Oregon. OCT now supports over 1,450 cultural nonprofits, statewide.

Since 2003, donations to the Cultural Trust have generated more than $18 million in grants to more than 1,000 arts, heritage and humanities programs and 2,500 projects through the Cultural Coalitions that serve every county and federally recognized tribe in Oregon. The Trust’s five Statewide Partners have supported another 70 projects.

The Cultural Trust funds culture through three distinct grant programs to our Statewide Partners, County/Tribal Coalitions and individual qualified cultural groups. Here is a list of the 22 eligible organizations in Wasco County:
 Arts in Education of the Gorge
 Cascade Singers
 Civic Auditorium
 Columbia Gorge Community College Foundation
Crates Point dba Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum
 Dufur Historical Society & Living History Museum
 Fort Dalles Museum & Anderson Homestead Foundation
 Gorge Artists Inc.
 Masqueraders
 North Wasco Co. SD #21 Education Foundation
 Original Courthouse Preservation Corporation
 St Peter’s Landmark
 Shaniko Preservation Guild
 The Dalles Art Association
 The Dalles Main Street Program
 The Dalles Mural Society
 The Dalles Riverfront Trail
 The Dalles-Wasco County Library Foundation
 The Town and Country Players
 Wasco County Historical Society
 Wonderworks Children’s Museum
For information call Carolyn Purcell at 541-296- 8600 ext. 245245, or visit

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