Thank you for helping Oregonians SEE THEMSELVES IN NEW WAYS

Humanity in Perspective (HIP) graduate, Daniel Smith, pictured with his grandmother McCleda Dixon at the 2012 HIP graduation, says, “HIP really does change people’s lives.” Smith is a second-generation HIP graduate who is now working toward a college degree. HIP is a free humanities course, offered in partnership with Reed College, for adults who face barriers to pursuing
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their education.


Annual Report

Oregon Humanities

Oregon Humanities gratefully acknowledges the supporters who made gifts between November 1, 2011, and October 31, 2012. Your generosity helped Oregon Humanities to connect Oregonians to ideas that change lives and transform communities.
$25,000 and above
National Endowment for the Humanities Oregon Cultural Trust Win McCormack Emily Drew Philip S. Hanni* Richard L. Hay Peter Lovely and Sherrie Wolf Sue Luce Jennifer and Steven Marsden Greta S. Pruitt Ruth Rabinovitch and Tom Treger Renee Rutz and Robert Zdebski Bill Smaldone Clifford and Jo Anne Trow Bill and Julie Young Janet Kelly Leslie Labbe Bromleigh and Mary Lamb P . Jayne Lebsack Richard Lewis and Meg Larson Ward Lewis Barry Lopez and Debra Gwartney Donna Loveland William W. Lyons Margaret and John Maré Peter and Jill McDonald Microsoft Giving Campaign Jan and Randy Miller Arthur Mosher Martin C. Muller Milton and Shirley Nelson Priscilla M. Nelson George and Deborah Olsen Terry Pancoast and Pam Erickson Walter Perry and Christine Chute Paulann Petersen Mary Peterson Peter and Josephine Pope Kathleen and Clarence Pugh Richard Rees Dell L. Rhodes Suze and Chris Riley Marguerite and Rodney Roberson Lani Roberts Rick Sadle and Halle Mandel Sadle Jack Sanders and Susan Plass

Sona Karentz Andrews Bloomfield Family Foundation City Center Parking The Collins Foundation The Johnson Family Foundation The Kinsman Foundation The Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust Gretchen Schuette The Standard


Lloyd and Marlene Ankeny Foundation Jean and Ray Auel The Autzen Foundation The Carpenter Foundation City Center Parking Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation Truman Collins Paul Duden and Francesca Stevenson Carol Edelman John and Leah Frohnmayer Robert D. Geddes and Cameron G. R. Geddes Family Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation Erica and Peter Goodwin* Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation The Jackson Foundation Leotta Gordon Foundation Norma Paulus J. Schuberth and J. Urang Union Bank Foundation U.S. Bank/U.S. Bancorp Foundation Paul and Lory Utz Ward Family Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation Dave Weich


Anonymous Kathleen and Ross Davis Miriam Feuerle Robert and Mary Jo Gillespie Gray Family Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation Barbara and Timothy Mahoney Julia Murray Sam Naito and Marsha Allen Lark and Dan Palma Jennifer Viviano and Fritz Paulus Charles and Cherie Walker


Anonymous (16) Ed and Maureen Battistella Stephen Marc Beaudoin Lara Bjork and Damon Jansen Gwyneth and Brian* Booth Leonard and Janet Calvert Adam and Gina Davis


Anonymous (13) Carl Abbott and Margery Post Abbott Gary and Carla Albright Martha Banyas Kathryn B. Belknap and R. Lee Belknap Betty’s Books Betty Bezzerides Louise Bishop and James Earl Mary and Broughton Bishop Anne Bisio Robert E. Blum and Carol M. Black Paul and Nancy Bragdon Evona Brim John Broome Marianne Buchwalter Richard and Lois Cameron Carleton W. Carroll Kristie Carter Richard and Rosalie Clinton Mark Conahan Sybilla A. Cook Seth Cotlar Naomi Dagen Bloom Rod and Fran Daggett Barbara Dills Madelyn Driscoll Michael and Sandy Dubinsky Christine Dupres and Creon Thorne Harris Dusenbery Betsy Elliott Beth and Bill Ellis Charles Farmer Ann and David Fidanque Robert and Nancy Fleming Edith and Will Fuller Karen Gernant Scott and Cecelia Goodnight Nancy Gronowski David Gutterman and Jennifer Johns Chris Hagerbaumen Ulrich Hardt and Karen Johnson Katherine Harris Elizabeth Hayes and Larry Slessler John Holloran Greg Holmes Steve and Kris Hudson Kamla Hurst and Mark Yamagishi John L. Jenkins Kimberly Jensen Brad Johnson David and Shirley Johnson Dave and Margaret Juenke Molly Keating and Glenn Rodriguez Marianne Keddington-Lang and William Lang Claire Kellogg and Bruce Betzer


Pancho Savery Dianne Sawyer and Richard Petersen Gerti Schramm Carole Shellhart and Bob McGranahan Jill Sherman Maureen Sloan Archie Smith Linda Tamura J. Mary Taylor Marcy Taylor Theodore Taylor and Denise Stone Joan and Dan Thorndike Eckard Toy Cara Ungar Susan and Stephen Ungar Sarah Van Winkle and Thomas Cobb Roger Vrilakas Norman and Louella Webb Helen F . Weber Roberta Weber Maxeen Wegner Jerard Weigler Gail Wells Patricia West and William Cummings Sharon Whitney Vincent and Patricia Wixon Kathleen Worley Carolyn Wright Merri and Bill Wyatt Wes Yamamoto Mary Zimmerman

Up to $99
Anonymous (15) Frank Adams Jeanette D. Agre Mary Allardt Jennifer Allen Mary Andersen

Thank you very much to our foundation, government, and corporate supporters

The Autzen Foundation • Bloomfield Family Foundation Jackson Foundation • Leotta Gordon Foundation Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust

2012 Annual Report

Shirley Anderson Michael Andrews Dori Appel and Perry Prince Liz and James Artaiz Peter and Karen Asai Kristy Athens and Mike Midlo James Atteberry and Stephen Emmons Anna Baiocco Druse and Stephen Druse Jeffrey T. Baker Robert S. Baldwin Nancye and Jim Ballard Larry and Renee Ballinger Mary and Roger Banvard Joseph Barkofski Donna O. Barrigan Mel L. Bates Range D. Bayer Geof Beasley and Jim Sampson George Bell George E. Bell Lisa Berkson Platt Henny Bernstein Lynn Betteridge Cindy and Gene Biboux Roberta V. Bier Rick Bleiweiss and Deborah Morgan Jack and Patricia Boas Diana and Darryl Boom Tom Booth and Megan Holden Janet Bowler Jona Briggs Sandi Brinkman William Brooks Julia S. Brown Barbara Buckley Joel Butler Joyce Bynum Eva Calcagno Eliza and Kevin Canty-Jones Doug and Liz Capps Kent and Eleanor Carlson Kim Carlson and James Berry Godwin Carmona Gale Carruthers Jeri Carson Kristie Carter Louise Cassell Ethel Chandler Julie Chapman Justin Chin Jeanne Cloe Leigh Coffey William Collins and Margaret Hart Barbara Columbus Mary Constans Dave and Char Corkran Mary Covert James Cox and Brenda Nuckton Alicia Crawford Ralph Crawshaw Faye Creed Judith Crowder Matt and Tricia Crumbaker Linda Danielson Susan Danielson Patrick Darcy Marcia Darm May D. Dasch Stanlynn Daugherty Lorraine and Carroll Davis James Dean Jeff Deiss Ruth Denny Margaret Dills Kelter and Jim Kelter Allen and Mary Lou Dobbins Rosemary Dodds Thomas and Nancy Doulis Nathan and Eva Douthit Judi Drais Don Drake Marilyn W. Drichas

Thank you for helping Oregonians SHARE IDEAS AND THINK CRITICALLy
In 201 2 , more than 3,000 Oregonians at-

tended Conversation Project programs, such as “Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon: A Hidden History” pictured right at the North Portland Library. One participant said: “The history is more layered and complex than I realized. There is hope.” Nonprofits throughout the state apply to host Conversation Project programs for free. race, land use, and democracy.
Rose Driessen Mardean Duckworth Veronica Dujon Julie Durkheimer Tim DuRoche Harris Dusenbery Robin and Sam East Frank Eastburn Sidney Eaton and Margaret Eaton G. Thomas and Nannette Edwards David Ellenberg Priscilla and Melvin Ellis Richard W. Etulain Catherine Faricy Thomas Fawkes and Judith Poxson Fawkes Louise Feldman Anna Ferguson Ben and Carlene Fleck Elaine Furumoto Klaus and Beate Galda Arlene M. Garrison Carol Gerity Shirley Gittelsohn and Ernie Bonyhadi Bob and Lesley Glasgow Rita Glazebrook Janet Goetze Sanderson Susan Goodhope Eric Goranson Patricia Gordon Jeanne and Weston Gray Michael Griggs John L. Hammond Bill and Barbara Harris Chuck and Katie Harris Philip Harris and Erica Dunn Alisa Harvey Jean Harvey Raina C. Hassan Howard Hastings Christine Haug-Chin Edward and Kathleen Heath Paul and Maggy Henry Sydney Herbert Jeanne Hillis Jerry and Loretta Hillman Ralph and Gerry Hodges Eloise Holland and Melissa McClure Kathleen Holt and Alex Dupey Ruth Huglin Hedi Hugon Bette and Dean Husted Marjorie Iburg Lawson and Janet Inada Ron Ingle Roger Irvin Warren James Tom and Cherryl Janisse Kyle Jansson and Carol Harding George and Phyllis Johanson Christopher M. Johnson Patricia Johnson Josh Kadish and Lisa Maas Annie and Aaron Kaffen Jack and Farol Kahle Ed and Linda Kaiel Janet Karon and Warren Howe Arthur Karpa Peter Katon Edward and Debra Kaye Terry L. Kemple Lee Kilbourn Jeffrey King and Jessie Kitts-King Josephine Z. Klevit Joanna Klick Christie and Ed Kline Beverly Klock George Kramer Jane Kristof Joan Kvitka Lavonne and Derald Lacey Bette M. Ladd Betty LaDuke Dorothy Lamb Sherry Lamoreaux Viki Lange Ron and Jewel Lansing Robert and Jeannine Leeper Stephen Leflar and Mary Real Elizabeth Lehman Mary Lehman Nancy and Craig Leman Philip Levinson Muriel D. Lezak Ken and Marg Limbocker Barbara Lindekugel Charmaine Lindsay Ingrid Louiselle Ruth and Kenneth Love Tanja Lux Susan Lyden Michael Mackin Monteith Macoubrie Melissa Madenski William and Mary Mainwaring Sulima Malzin Deborah Maria Lynn and Milton Marks Ronald Marshall* Guy and Shelley Maynard Selma McAlaster Thomas and Patty McClintock Millard and Mary Lou McClung Alan McCollom Mark McConnell Jim McConville Sally McCracken Anne L. McDonald Kathleen Melhuse and Malcolm Snider Brenda Meltebeke and Scott Stuart Jackie Melvin Wendi and Sanford Menashe John Miller Alden Moberg Ann Morgan Pamela Morgan Sharon Morgan and Kathleen Kollasch Susan and Fred Mosedale Emily Mostue Ilze K. Mueller Deanna and Wilfried Mueller-Crispin Joanne Mulcahy Virginia S. Mullen Julie and John* Mulley Nancy and Sandy Naishtat Ann Nelson Linda Nelson Madeline Nelson and James O. Lafky Elizabeth and Edward Neuwelt New Friends of the Beaverton City Library Annette Newman Kim Nguyen Sally Nunan Damon and Margaret Ogle Daniel and Nicole O’Kane Linda E. Olds Erin Olson Nancy Orcutt Vicki Palmer Ruth Parvin Thomas Penchoen Nancy Perl Jan and Dale Petersen Joan Peterson Jacqueline Peterson-Loomis Dean and Jean Phelps Jack Pierce Cary Pinard Lillian Pitt Joseph Poracsky and MJ Riehl Patricia Potts Gloria Predeek Sherry Purkiser and Paul Brown Richard Rankin Valerie A. Rapp
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Led by trained public scholars, the programs offer fresh insights into critical topics such as

Thank you for helping Oregonians CONSIDER DIFFERENT POINTS OF VIEW
Each summer, high school students and teachers from more than 20 schools across the state attend Idea Lab Summer Institute to explore the pursuit of happiness and how it shapes our culture. “My whole perspective on what happiness really is and the concept of being successful was blown away by the opinions of others and the lessons given by the

Gifts in honor of

teachers,” said one 2012 Idea Lab student.
Terrel and Bonnie Templeman Ian R. Templeton Conrad Thomason Saundra Timberlake Jennie Tucker Maeona and Ronald Urban Gerard and Rita Van Deene Alex Van Der Wilde James Van Loan Ellen Vanderslice and Scott Parker Deanne Vandevert Dorothy Velasco and John Dewenter Pamela Vohnson and David Streight Steve Wagner Arthur Wahlers Anita Walker Carol Walker Beth Walton Lorna Waltz Tom Ward Ben Waterhouse and Deanna Oothoudt Mary L. Watts Carole Weber Ronald F . Webster Margie Weimar Fredricka Weishahn Patricia and Marvin Welch Charles Welden Greeley Wells Joella Werlin Robert and Sandra Wess Jenelyn Wessler Jane White Penelope White Delia and Bill Whitney Barbara Williams G. Jean Williams Morton A. Winkel Mike A. Wolf Marilyn Woodrich Lora Lyn Worden Gene and Britta Yates Akiko Yokota Melissa Yowell Martin Zottola

Gerald and Sigrid Rasmussen Mary Rechner Janet and Richard Reed Robert Reed Julie S. Reynolds Donald and Carolyn Rice Jane Richardson Jane Rickenbaugh Glenn J. Rubin Judith C. Rudolph Jonathan Sackett Norio Saito Henry Sakamoto Marjorie Sandor Penelope Scambly Schott Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Schmidt Evan P . Schneider and Judith Edwards Philip and Merrell Schwimmer Jim and Julie Searcy Patricia Sempovich Gary Sharp

Mark Shibley and Patricia Styer Margaret Shirley Thomas and Mary Ellen Showalter Carol Skowron Richard and Marilyn Smiley Barbara Smith Beverlee Smith Emil Smith Cheryl Snow Martha Snyder John L. Soelling John Solters Ruth South Dorothy Stafford Sandra Stallcup Phillip Stenstrom Mardy Stevens Joy Strand and Daniel Anderson William Sullivan Sheila Sundahl Leslie Swope

Jennifer Allen by Lark and Dan Palma Bing Bingham by Ruth South Septima and Marguerite Briggs by Jona Briggs Tegan Amber Carter by Viki Lange Kelle and David Gaddie by Archie Smith Robert Goman by Stephen Marc Beaudoin Kathleen Holt by Evan P . Schneider and Judith Edwards Ray Midlo and Miles Midlo by Kristy Athens and Mike Midlo Oregon by Marguerite and Rodney Roberson Oregon by Brad Johnson Nolia Sanderson by Janet Goetze Sanderson Bill Smaldone by George E. Bell Bill Sweet and Myrna Peña-Reyes by Jackie Melvin Team Cassell by Louise Cassell Women activists everywhere by Naomi Dagen Bloom

Gifts in memory of

2012 Statement of Activities
Total Revenue
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Oregon Cultural Trust Oregon Poet Laureate Associations, Businesses, Foundations Individual Gifts Miscellaneous Income Total Revenue $762,710 $134,013 $25,000 $61,500 $102,976 $24,528 $1,110,727

Paola Baiocco by Anna Baiocco Druse and Stephen Druse Brian Booth by Mary and Broughton Bishop Brian Booth by Randy and Jan Miller Mary F . Brice by Anonymous Walter Capps by Doug and Liz Capps Betty Carruthers by Gale Carruthers Dr. Ordella Geisler by Mardy Stevens Maurice O. Georges by Anonymous Martha Hastings by Howard Hastings Mary Hoffman by Lynn Betteridge Lili Ann Rosenberg by Dori Appel and Perry Prince Carolyn Sakamoto by Henry Sakamoto William Sanderson by George Bell Katharine Sheldahl Thomason by Bette and Dean Husted Joan Shipley by Gwyneth and Brian* Booth John C. Smith by Susan Lyden Jewel Soelling by John L. Soelling Summer Teacher Institute by Jean Harvey Kathleen Taylor by J. Mary Taylor T. Katharine Thomason by Conrad Thomason Carol Weigler by Jerard Weigler John J. Williams by G. Jean Williams


Total Funds Distribution
Education and Public Programming Publications Grants to Community Organizations & Scholars Management Development Total Expenses
(Planned deficit because of use of restricted funds and previous years’ surplus)

$560,780 $138,293 $145,749 $181,192 $147,705 $1,173,718 – $62,991

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