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485 Oregon Artists Split $1.5 Million

(Salem, OR)  --  A total of 485 artists in Oregon are getting grants that range from one-thousand to five-thousand dollars to help cover losses during the pandemic.  The money comes from the Oregon Community Foundation and the Miller Foundation.  Officials say 600 applications were received.  Awards were based on the artist's practice, impact of cancellations and loss of revenue.  Money went to artists across Oregon.  A variety of artists were represented including writers, dancers, musicians, theater, visual and design arts.

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