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:

RACC will deliver its “State of the Arts” report on February 25


On Wednesday, February 25th at 9:45 a.m., arts advocates will gather at Portland City Hall for RACC’s annual “State of the Arts” presentation to Portland City Council. The event is designed to...

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...

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