Grants & Advocacy
Transportation to Youth Concerts
Eugene 4J schools only: Transportation to all youth concerts for 3rd grade classrooms is provided by the Eugene Education Fund, available through the Eugene 4J school district. Contact your school secretary for more information.
Springfield schools may apply for transportation to be funded through the Innovative Educator grant, available through the Springfield Education Foundation.
Field Trip Grants from Target
Award amounts: Up to $700
Application deadlines: August 1 and September 30
Applicants will receive notification about their application by January 1.
Sharon Gertwitz Kids to Concert Funds
Award amounts: Up to $500
Application deadline: June 30
Applicants will receive notification about their application by August 15.
Arts Advocacy Resources: National Level
National Association for Music Education
(formerly known as MENC- Music Educators National Conference)
Foundation National Association of Music Merchants
National Music Foundation
American Music Education Initiative
Music-In-Education National Consortium
National Music Council of the United States
Arts Action Fund
Arts Advocacy Resources: Local Level
Oregon Music Education Association
Cultural Advocacy Coalition of Oregon
Bartók Piano Concerto
Our third Music Director finalist, Francesco Lecce-Chong, takes the podium to conduct an exquisite evening of music including works by Mozart, R. Strauss, Liszt, and Bartok.
In February 2018, we present a special multimedia version of Vivaldi's The Four Seasons in collaboration with Travel Lane County and the McKenzie River Trust featuring public-submitted photos of the McKenzie River throughout the year.