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HB 4124/SB 1582 gains momentum
House Bill 4124 and Senate Bill 1582 would create a grant program to distribute resiliency funding to Oregon arts and cultural organizations. These bills have passed their committees and are headed to the Joint Ways and Means Committee. If you're interested in learning more about these bills or expressing your support for them, the Cultural Advocacy Coalition of Oregon has put together data and recommendations to help guide you.
Request a letter of support from OMA
OMA members can now request a letter of support from OMA to use for their grant submissions.
Please fill out this form if you are interested.
We need at least two weeks advance notice to create a letter of support.
Join our Advocacy Committee
We are looking for members with advocacy experience (or enthusiasm) to join OMA's Advocacy Committee.
Use the OMA forum
We recommend that members use the OMA forum to share advocacy news and updates. You must be a member and register online to use the forum. Recent posts include a sign-on letter for Oregon museum funding, and requests for feedback on how the pandemic is affecting your work.
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