Resources for Young Artists

This page features creative opportunities and resources for teens and young adults. Find information about working in the creative sector, upcoming scholarship deadlines, and ways to share and publish your work!

Business Oregon: Arts Build Communities Grants (Due 10/04/23)

The Arts Build Communities program provides matching support to arts and other community-based organizations for projects that address a local community problem, issue or need through an arts-based solution. This program recognizes the role that the arts play in the broad cultural, social, educational, economic and tourism sectors of community life. The program fosters partnerships [...]

Oregon Heritage Fellowship for Oregon Students (due 11/2/23)

Oregon Heritage Fellowship for Oregon students researching Oregon open for applications, due Nov. 2 Oregon Heritage will award up to three $2,000 fellowships to enrolled students of an Oregon university or college for researching, writing and presenting a topic related to history, geography, archaeology, cultural heritage, or historic preservation in Oregon. Fellowship recipients will present [...]

Wilsonville Community Cultural Events and Programs Grant Open Now (Due 11/17/23)

Community Cultural Events and Programs Grant Wilsonville Non Profit Organizations are encouraged to apply to the 2023/2024 Community Cultural Events & Programs (CCEP) Grant. The grant is intended to aid local Non-profits to produce projects, programs, or events that promote arts, culture, history and heritage; and for festivals and special events for the benefit of the Wilsonville […]

Wilsonville Community Opportunity Grants Open Now (Due 9/29/23)

Community Opportunity Grant The Community Opportunity Grant is intended to assist funding of projects and services that promote education, diversity, arts, or community involvement in the City of Wilsonville. Funding is available twice each fiscal year, with deadlines the last Friday in September and the first Friday in March. The next deadline for grant submissions […]

CCWC Community Grants Open Now (Due 10/20/23)

The Cultural Coalition of Washington County (CCWC) 2024 grant cycle is now open. Nonprofit organizations with arts, heritage and humanities projects based in Washington County are invited to apply for grants to be used during calendar year 2024. New this year, applications and the grant process will be managed through a new portal, available from […]

Call For Artists: Spreadin’ Rhythm Around: An Ain’t Misbehavin’ Art Show(Applications due 8/30/23)

Broadway Rose Theatre Company is seeking submissions from emerging and established Black visual artists in the Portland metro area for the Spreadin’ Rhythm Around art exhibition accompanying our production of the musical revue Ain’t Misbehavin’, which runs September 21–October 15. Ain’t Misbehavin’ pays tribute to the incomparable Thomas “Fats” Waller who rose to international fame during the […]

TVC Workshop: Grant Writing (9/07/23)

Grant Writing – The Nuts and Bolts of Planning, Writing, and Managing Grants September 7, 2023, 3:30-5:00pm at the Walters Cultural Art Center, Hillsboro Grant funding can open doors, but it can also open a can of worms. Learn how to maximize your grant-seeking efforts and build a strategy to grow your practice and programs […]

Grant Opportunity: Metro Community Placemaking Grants (due 10/06/23)

Applications are open Metro is accepting applications for the next round of Community Placemaking grants until October 6 at noon. These grants support community-led, equity-centered, arts and culture based efforts that strengthen people’s connections to each other and places they care about. Up to $200,000 will be awarded in grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000. No matching funds are […]

Call for Artists: A Framers Touch 2023 Holiday Ornaments(due 10/03/23-10/14/2023)

A Framers Touch 2023 Holiday Ornaments 2023 Holiday Ornaments – Call to Artist! A Framer’s Touch is excited to announce 6 th annual Festival of Ornaments in November. We are an established artistic Gift Gallery located in the heart of historic downtown Forest Grove. Our customers are discerning art lovers, and we pride ourselves with […]

Oregon Humanities Magazine Call for Submissions: Green (due 8/21/23)

Features for "Green" The theme for the Winter 2024 issue of Oregon Humanities magazine is “Green.” For this issue, we’re looking for features exploring any of the many meanings associated with the color: nature and abundance, of course, but also envy, greed, inexperience, and illness. Green is a capacious color, overburdened with meaning. Tell us a story [...]

Grant Opportunity: Metro Nature in Neighborhoods Community Grants (pre-applications due 11/2023)

Nature in Neighborhoods Community Grants Community Stewardship and Restoration grant pre-applications due November 2023 Thank you to the voters for once again choosing to invest in nature and pass Measure 26-225, Metro’s five-year local option levy renewal. The approval continues to fund Metro’s efforts to protect water quality, restore habitat and provide safe and welcoming […]

Grant Opportunity: OAC Accessibility Reimbursement (Ongoing)

Oregon Arts Commission: Accessibility Reimbursement Grant Overview The purpose of Arts Accessibility Reimbursement grants is to support: Offset of expenditures for specific access expenses; Public access to all individuals who want to participate in arts activities offered by Oregon arts nonprofits; The importance of complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42, USC […]