Information & Resources

The Bend Cultural Tourism Fund reinvests tax revenue generated by visitors into a grant program to support arts and culture in Bend. Read and download the policies here.

The Fund is managed by the 10 members of the Bend Cultural Tourism Commission. The current list of Commissioners can be found here.

Interested in serving on the Commission? Please read the Commissioner Job Description and fill out this form. Recruitment usually occurs at the beginning of each calendar year, with the first meeting in the spring time.

Tips for a Successful Grant Application

Press Releases

The Bend Cultural Tourism Fund announces its 2024 grant awards. Read more here.
The Bend Cultural Tourism Fund announces its 2023 grant awards. Read more here.
The Bend Cultural Tourism Fund announces its 2022 grant awards. Read more here.
The Bend Cultural Tourism Fund announces its 2021 grant awards. Read more here.
The Bend Cultural Tourism Fund announces its 2019 grant awards. Read more here.
The Bend Cultural Tourism Fund announces its 2018 grant awards. Read more here.
The Bend Cultural Tourism Fund announces its 2017 grant awards. Read more here.
The Bend Cultural Tourism Fund announces its 2016 grant awards. Read more here.
The Bend Cultural Tourism Fund announces its 2015 grant awards. Read more here.

Public Meeting Resources

2023
Meeting Minutes — Commission Meeting — March 8, 2023

2022
Meeting Minutes — Commission Meeting — November 28, 2022
Meeting Minutes – Commission Meeting – November 2, 2022
Meeting Minutes – Commission Meeting – April 21, 2022
Meeting Minutes – Commission Meeting – February 28, 2022

2021
Meeting Minutes – Commission Meeting – November 15, 2021
Meeting Minutes – Continuation of Work Sessions – May 18, 2021
Meeting Minutes – Commission Meeting – May 17, 2021
Meeting Minutes – Work Sessions – May 17, 2021

2014-2020 Meeting Minutes are available on request.