The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides grants for artists and nonprofit organizations in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties; manages an internationally acclaimed public art program; convenes forums, networking events and other community gatherings; and provides workshops and other forms of technical assistance. RACC advocates for equity, inclusion and access, working to build a community in which everyone can participate in culture, creativity and the arts. RACC receives funding for our work from a variety of public and private partners to effectively serve artists, arts organizations, schools and residents throughout greater Portland. RACC current and past Annual Reports
An environment in which arts and culture flourish and prosper
To enrich our communities through arts and culture.
We value freedom of artistic and cultural expression as a fundamental human right. We value a diversity of artistic and cultural experiences. We value a community in which everyone can participate in arts and culture. We value a community that celebrates and supports its artists, and its arts and cultural organizations. We value arts and culture as key elements in creating desirable places to live, work and visit.
RACC provides service in five key areas: