Awards 2013

Organization Amount
Santiam Performing Arts Restoration Committee (SPARC)

Upgrade sound system in the Santiam High School auditorium; build and install sound/lighting booth.

Huitzilopochtli Dancing and Teaching our Indigenous Heritage

The Aztec Dance Circle project teaches dance, music and Aztec culture through weekly gatherings, free of charge, to families throughout Woodburn and surrounding rural communities.

CAPACES Leadership Institute

The CLI Mural Project hopes to unite youth, college students, and community leaders to paint a narrative reflective of the farmworker history in Woodburn, Oregon.

Friends of Straub Environmental Learning Center

Friends of Straub Environmental Learning Center will bring art and poetry to at-risk youth in the Mid Willamette Valley creating a mosaic about local habitat.

Friends of Deepwood

The Alice Brown Suite Restoration will repair plaster damaged from settling and water infiltation and replicate and replace the existing wallcovering in those two rooms.

Children's Educational Theatre

Children's Educational Theatre (CET) is requesting funds to provide up to eight scholarships for low-income children to participate in its innovative five week summer program.


Salem Multicultural Institute

Japan Focus at World Beat Festival brings Japanese culture alive with traditions, customs, children’s activities, dance, music, games, storytelling, a fashion show, calligraphy and food.


Willamette University, Center for Ancient Studies and Archaeology

Provide archaeological education and activities to visitors attending Family Day at Hallie Ford Museum of Art on October 12, 2013.

Friends of Stayton Public Library

Living and writing in Oregon: A six part series of author visits to the Stayton Public Library, featuring Oregon authors of various genres and cultures.

Children's Theatre Foundation

One-day performing arts enrichment workshops for high school students and teachers through partnerships with Oregon colleges, universities and professional theater organizations.

A. C. Gilbert's Discovery Village

Creation Station: A multicultural art studio highlighting a specific culture, changed three times a year, where visitors learn, become inspired and create their own artwork.


Santiam Heritage Foundation, Inc

Interior restoration and repair including wall, floor and ceiling repair, reproduction etched door glass and glazing, ceiling molding reproduction, finishing and installation.


Silverton Arts Association

This project will extend Educational Outreach Programs by increasing afterschool classes and art activities serving low-income students, and funding the Day of the Dead event.

Willamette Heritage Center

The Willamette Heritage Center will partner with 20 heritage organizations to mount the 4th Annual Heritage Invitational exhibition: themed Working in the Valley.