Grants Writer & Consultant
Taylor has been writing grants for Oregon arts organizations since 2002, based on years of experience as a non-profit board member and administrator and decades as a communications specialist. He has worked for many Oregon-based organizations, including The Portland Ballet, Pacific Youth Choir, BodyVox, Young Audiences, All Classical Radio, and Columbia Center for the Arts, and has helped young companies like Classical Up Close start their first grant-writing efforts. He brings to his work an insider’s knowledge of the non-profit world, having served as a board member of Chamber Music Northwest, Profile Theatre, and CoHo Productions; grants panelist for RACC, the Oregon Arts Commission, and the Oregon Cultural Trust. and non-profit advisor and/or marketing consultant. He has written extensively on the arts, arts education, and cultural tourism for the Oregon Arts Commission and is himself a practicing artist (playwright) and 3-time finalist for the Oregon Book Awards.