GrantsOnline System

RACC supports the Portland Metropolitan region’s vital arts and culture community through a variety of grant programs.
These grants are made possible through investments from the City of Portland, Multnomah County, Clackamas County, Washington County, Metro, and Work for Art.

New to the site and applying for a grant? Click on the “Sign Up” tab to create an account.
Note: For non-profit organizations, we recommend that the person with primary responsibility for submitting and managing grants is the person to initiate your account.

Returning user? Click on the “Log In” tab.

Need help with the application tool? Click on the “Help” tab above.


Currently Available Grants

Please visit our Grants Calendar to see other upcoming deadlines.

  Step 1 
Intent to Apply
Step 2
Electronic Application

Professional Development - Cycle 2
for Individual Artists & Non-profit Organizations

The Professional Development Grant Program assists artists or representatives of arts organizations with opportunities that specifically improve their business management skills and/or help advance the careers of the individual artist or the arts administrator by supporting expenses related to specific, unique opportunities that have potential to significantly impact an individual’s work and professional development. For more inforation, please consult the grant guidelines below or log in to begin your application.

Adobe Acrobat PDF Document Spring 2016 Professional Development Grant Guidelines

Adobe Acrobat PDF Document Spring 2016 Professional Development Sample Application

October 7, 2015
October 14, 2015

General Operating Support
for General Operating Support Member Organizations

The RACC General Operating Support Grant Program provides general financial support to member arts organizations in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas Counties. For additional information, please consult the grant guidelines below. Please note - this report process is for current member organizations, not new applicants for General Operating Support.

Adobe Acrobat PDF Document General Operating Support FY2015 Member Report Guidelines

Report form is now available by logging into GrantsOnline. Questions about your organization's login information? Contact Jack MacNichol at or 503-823-2928.

N/A Cycle 1
November 18, 2015

Cycle 2
January 27, 2016

Cycle 3
May 4, 2016
Log In or Sign Up to begin your application.
IMPORTANT: To access applications and reports submitted prior to August 2014 please refer to the archived previous GrantsOnline System.

Special Note: This system works best with the following web browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome. To avoid difficulty, please download and install one of these browsers to apply for a grant.