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CCWC - Apply for a Grant

Recursos en Español

Consejos para los solicitantes de la subvención del 2021 (PDF)

Solicitud de la subvención del CCWC del 2021 (PDF)

Grant cycle timing

Our Grant Cycle typically runs sometime during the fall season each year.

CCWC Grants opened on Friday, November 20, 2020 and will close on Friday, December 11, 2020 for the 2021 grant cycle year.

Application process

2021 Grant Guidelines

Please read the CCWC Community Cultural Participation (CCP) Grant Guidelines (PDF) before beginning your application (Grant guidelines in Spanish [PDF]).

Application Process

Applications online via Submittable by the deadline of 11:59 p.m. Friday, December 11, 2020. Paper or late applications will not be accepted.

Grant Budget

There is no longer an attached budget form. The budget is now included on the application form itself.

Supplementary Materials

Supplemental material is not required at this time, but it is strongly encouraged! There is an option to provide a copy of your organization’s logo and 1-3 pictures of the proposed project.

Washington County Cultural Plan 2015-2020

Please review the Washington County Cultural Plan 2015-2020 (PDF - the plan has been extended through 2021), endorsed by the Washington County Commissioners.

Awarding of 2020 Grant Funds

Notification of grant awards should be made by mid-January, 2020. Grantees should expect to receive grant funds in early February 2020. Note: organizations with January 2021 projects may need to be prepared to cover costs until grant funds are distributed.

Online Application

CCWC utilizes an online grant application system – Submittable. All applications must be submitted via Submittable.

If you have not used Submittable in the past, you will need to create an account.

The Submittable form will auto save periodically. You can also save a draft and come back to your application by clicking the “Save Draft” button at the bottom of the page.

We recommend you compose your responses to the narrative questions in a word processor offline and then copy/paste your responses into this form. This insures you have a backup in the event of technical issues.

Final reports

Submit your final reports via this form.

Final Report forms have been sent to all 2019 grantees via email. If you need help locating the report contact Estela Robinson at 503.823.5111 or

Additional resources

Online application and distribution of funds

The CCWC has contracted with the Regional Arts & Cultural Council (RACC) to manage the grant process, the application system (Submittable), and to be the fiscal agent for CCWC grant funds.

Technical assistance

For technical assistance with the grant application process, website issues, and questions about status of grant funding distribution, please contact RACC grant staff:
Estela Robinson

Assistance is available during normal business hours.

Grant guidelines, organization or grant eligibility

Contact the 2020 CCWC Chair Melissa Moore at

Other Resources

CCP Grant Scoring sheet 2020 final (PDF)

Additional grant resources are available from Tualatin Valley Creates from their Grants page.

Our partners at the Oregon Cultural Trust also offer grants.

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