The Oregon Arts Commission awarded small operating grants for fiscal year 2018 to 79 arts organizations. Among those receiving grants to help ensure arts access for rural Oregonians are the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita, the Monday Musical Club of Tillamook and the North Coast Chorale in Astoria.

Eligibility is limited to organizations who have operated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit for two years or more. Most organizations received $1,230.

For information about the grant program, contact Brian Wagner at 503-428-1981 or; for information about the Oregon Arts Commission, go to

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