RACC's local advocacy efforts help inform budgets and policies in the City of Portland, Metro, and Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties. RACC is funded by all five of these jurisdictions  and there are a variety of ways that our constituents can encourage public support for art and culture in the tri-county Portland region.

Below see a listing of current Local Issues:

Art Spark on 1/15


Please join Art Spark and our featured guest, RACC Grants, on Thursday Jan. 15, 2015 for an evening of creativity and community. RACC Grants provides links and support for applying for both regional and national grants. The...

The giving season


With the holiday season in full swing, arts and culture organizations will figure prominently into many of our community’s festivities. Whether it’s The Nutcracker or A Gospel Christmas...

Donate to The Right Brain Initiative through Willamette Week's Gift Guide

Donate $10 or more to The Right Brain Initiative and 135 other local non-profits through the ...

Timbers exec on the value of the pitch and the playhouse


Guest opinion: Timbers exec on the value of the pitch and the playhouse

By Mike Golub  -- Appearing in the October 17 issue of The Portland Business Journal

I’ve had the...

Support RACC when you shop at Amazon and Fred Meyer


The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) offers two simple ways to support arts programming throughout the tri-county region. Whether you are shopping at Fred Meyer or buying items on Amazon.com, your...

Staff to Contact

Mary Bauer
Communications Associate