Hillsboro Community Arts and Culture Grants Now Open! Deadline: Feb. 26

Past HACC Grantee Huehca Omeyocan

Hillsboro, Oregon. The Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council (HACC) is now accepting applications for 2021-2022 Community Arts & Culture Grants. The city is vibrant and continually engaging our community with growing arts and culture programs that enliven, educate, and inspire. Since 2008, the HACC has given out more than $460,000 in grant funding to support local programs that provide arts and cultural experiences to the greater Hillsboro community. Nonprofit arts and culture organizations that serve Hillsboro are eligible for funding through this grant program, but other organizations or individuals with an arts and culture component or partner could also qualify. All applications are due by 5 pm on February 26, 2021.


Fundable proposals include, but are not limited to:


·         Virtual or in person community performances, exhibits, art tours, or festivals.

·         Youth arts programming, including out-of-school opportunities.

·         Increased access to arts and culture for underserved populations.

·         Capacity building, such as developing a strategic or diversity and inclusion plan for your organization.

·         Technical assistance, including website development, ticketing systems, and graphic design.

·         Enhanced marketing and communication, including development and production of print materials, e-marketing campaigns, and consultant fees.

·         Core operating support for arts and culture organizations based in Hillsboro.


Both Project Grant and Core Support Grant guidelines and applications are available in English and Spanish at Hillsboro-Oregon.gov/ArtsGrants. If you have any questions about the application process or about whether your project or organization is eligible for a grant, leave a message at 503-615-3497 for a return call or email Melissa.Moore@Hillsboro-Oregon.gov.


The Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council (HACC) is a program of the City of Hillsboro’s Parks & Recreation Department. The HACC’s mission is to support the growth of arts and culture as assets for a vital, prosperous and livable community. To learn more about the HACC and its programs, go to Hillsboro-Oregon.gov/HACC or follow us on Facebook at Facebook.com/HillsboroArts.