Creative Expression

Organizations that focus on supporting, creating and/or celebrating the arts in the Portland area.

30 Nonprofits

1 Donors

$161,674 Given So Far

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OCT Qualified BIPOC-Led Organization
$22,560 raised so far
As Portland’s longest-running theatre company, Artists Repertory Theatre celebrates risk and uplifts local artists and audiences.
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OCT Qualified BIPOC-Led Organization
$3,327 raised so far
BRAVO creates the opportunity for students to experience the joyful and transformative power of the performing arts.
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OCT Qualified BIPOC-Led Organization
$2,330 raised so far
Caldera offers two main programs: Youth Mentoring Program: Caldera works with youth year-round to provide arts-based mentoring grounded in…
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OCT Qualified
$17,140 raised so far
Crave Theatre creates bold new plays, supports BIPOC LGBTQ+ artists through 10 residencies, and provides community educational programs.
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OCT Qualified
$2,000 raised so far
As a Deaf-focused venue and advocate for access and inclusion, CymaSpace helps people SEE sound by synergizing sound, light and vibration.
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New OCT Qualified
$1,060 raised so far
Through trapeze, aerial arts and ensemble theater, Echo Theater Company supports persons to create fearlessly.
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OCT Qualified BIPOC-Led Organization
$3,550 raised so far
Ethos provides sliding scale music education through a variety of culturally responsive programs for youth in Portland and across Oregon.
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New BIPOC-Led Organization OCT Qualified
$3,973 raised so far
Fear No Music performs the greatest concert music of our time, mentors young composers, and leverages its platforms for social justice.
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OCT Qualified BIPOC-Led Organization
$4,050 raised so far
Friends of Noise is an all ages arts org that centers BIPOC and LGBTQ+ youth, and supports a music/arts ecosystem that is accessible to all.
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OCT Qualified
$4,366 raised so far
GMS creates inclusive arts-focused programming to support the voices and talents of extraordinary creatives experiencing houselessness
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OCT Qualified BIPOC-Led Organization
$4,707 raised so far
The IPRC exists to demystify print & publishing processes, and remove barriers to creative expression.
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OCT Qualified
$8,866 raised so far
Literary Arts’ mission is to engage readers, support writers, and inspire the next generation with great literature.
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OCT Qualified
$3,705 raised so far
Montavilla Jazz strengthens & diversifies local culture, providing platforms for forward-thinking artistry & original, Portland-made music.
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OCT Qualified
$5,707 raised so far
MVM teaches youth to write, record and release original songs, which connects them to the power they have to rock their communities.
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BIPOC-Led Organization
$7,695 raised so far
Portland based, national in scope, NACF advances artistic and cultural works created by Native artists and culture bearers.
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New OCT Qualified
$1,555 raised so far
A professional studio program & community space for artists with autism & intellectual/developmental disabilities.
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New OCT Qualified
$2,462 raised so far
OHOM'S mission is to serve current & former incarcerated Oregonians by cultivating positive change through mentorship, dialogue & the arts.
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OCT Qualified BIPOC-Led Organization
$1,643 raised so far
Open Signal is a media arts center. We carry a vision for community-driven storytelling, led by those excluded from the mainstream media.
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New BIPOC-Led Organization OCT Qualified
$2,035 raised so far
We make contemporary Black theatre available to everyone, especially welcoming youth, young adults, and people new to our communities.
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New OCT Qualified
$3,875 raised so far
We create opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, empowering people to strive for excellence through art.
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OCT Qualified BIPOC-Led Organization
$4,876 raised so far
A come-as-you-are theatre company that celebrates the human experience with vibrant plays & cathartic community events.
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OCT Qualified
$2,401 raised so far
PRP elevates local artists and organizations by streaming, broadcasting and podcasting – uniquely featuring a local artist every 15 minutes!
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OCT Qualified BIPOC-Led Organization
$2,835 raised so far
PSAA provides education, advocacy, networking platforms, and work opportunities for Pacific Northwest street artists.
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New OCT Qualified
$1,979 raised so far
Creative expression shouldn’t break the bank or the environment; we invite all to just be yourself and create sustainably!
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New OCT Qualified
$7,532 raised so far
The Old Church is a nonprofit, all-ages concert hall and historic landmark offering inspired musical performances in an iconic setting.
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OCT Qualified BIPOC-Led Organization
$18,848 raised so far
The Red Door Project uses the power of storytelling and art to improve our justice system.
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New OCT Qualified
$6,615 raised so far
Third Angle produces experiential concerts for adventurous listeners.
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OCT Qualified
$2,500 raised so far
White Bird presents established and emerging dance companies and choreographers from all over the world.
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OCT Qualified BIPOC-Led Organization
$4,873 raised so far
Write Around Portland hosts creative writing workshops for people who lack access to the arts due to cultural, social, or economic barriers.
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OCT Qualified
$2,610 raised so far
Conscious community media: building a culturally relevant center for ideas, music, & creativity in service of a more open media & just world
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