EIN 93-1177971

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)

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Pica acknowledges and advances the emerging ideas in Art by fostering the creative explorations of Contemporary artists. Pica acknowledges and advances emerging ideas in Art by fostering the creative explorations of Contemporary artists.
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Program areas at PICA

Through exhibitions, performances, artist residencies and educational programs, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (pica) enables artists and audiences alike to push the limits of artistic expression and explore provocative new ideas that illuminate life in the here and now. Pica supports this mission through dynamic programming, an unwavering commitment to artists, and a clear vision of the importance of the arts in the lives of individuals and of the community at large. Pica champions creative exploration, leads the curious in deepening their understanding of Art and ideas, and supports the aesthetic risk-taking that challenges both artisits and audiences with new ways of seeing, representing and responding to Contemporary life.

Who funds Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Pettit FoundationSupport$200,000
Andrew W. Mellon FoundationTo Support the Global First Nations Performance Network$100,000
Regional Arts and Culture CouncilGeneral Support$81,100
...and 20 more grants received totalling $695,675

Personnel at PICA

Victoria FreyExecutive Director$65,000
Steve GallowaySecretary$0
Jill ShermanChair$0
Courtney DaileyVice Chair$0
Kristin BremerSecretary$0
...and 4 more key personnel

Financials for PICA

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,308,430
Program services$129,493
Investment income and dividends$447
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-4,260
Net income from fundraising events$19,792
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$60,729
Total revenues$1,514,631

Form 990s for PICA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-18990View PDF
2019-062020-09-03990View PDF
2018-062019-05-06990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122017-11-09990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

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Data update history
July 28, 2022
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $15,000 from Kinsman Foundation
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 14 new grant, including a grant for $100,000 from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
July 4, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
June 27, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Civic / social organizationsArts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsPerforming arts centersCharities
Arts, cultural, and humanities
Fundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
15 Ne Hancock
Portland, OR 97212
Metro area
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA
Multnomah County, OR
Website URL
(503) 242-1419
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A40: Visual Art Organizations, Services
NAICS code, primary
813410: Civic and Social Organizations
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