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2018 Community Project Grants

Grants to Shoreline-Lake Forest Park, Washington Community Groups
and Nonprofits for Programs Providing Arts and Culture Content

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council

Deadline Date:

11/16/17 5:00 PM Receipt


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Grants ranging from $250 to $1,000 to Shoreline-Lake Forest Park, Washington community groups and nonprofit organizations for programs providing cultural and art programming for the general public. Funding is specifically intended to support performances, artists' residencies, and projects that extend the group’s usual scope.

The Shoreline - Lake Forest Park Arts Council is a community-based arts organization whose mission is to cultivate creativity and inspire the community through the arts. Projects take place from January to November.

- Project may involve one or a combination of the arts: visual, music, theater, dance, literary, and media.

- Project must take place in Shoreline/Lake Forest Park or primarily benefit Shoreline/LFP residents.

- Priority will be given to projects that involve Shoreline/Lake Forest Park artists.

- Funds may be used for specific artistic costs (i.e. guest artist fees, presentation of new work or to new audiences, royalties, facility rental, production costs, etc.). Fees are for professional artists.

- Project should expand current arts experiences offered by the organization.

- Projects must be open, accessible, and advertised to the general public.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 140347

Estimated Size of Grant:

Awards range from about $250-$1000.

Term of Contract:

Projects take place from January 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Non-profit organizations OR Community Groups that provide arts or cultural programming for the benefit of the general public are eligible.

- Nonprofit Organizations (501c3) must have been in operation for at least one year to apply.
- Community Groups (not 501c3) must have been in operation for at least three years to apply.

Eligible projects must take place in Shoreline/Lake Forest Park or primarily benefit Shoreline/LFP residents.

Projects which cannot be supported include:
- Capital projects, purchase of real property
- Tuition assistance, scholarships, or cash prizes to individuals
- Projects which have already been completed
- Operating funds normally budgeted for a project
- Project funding to offset regular annual deficits
- Projects supporting and/or promoting any religiously affiliated organization
- Amateur activities not under the direction or guidance of recognized arts professionals
- Projects exclusively or primarily benefiting the membership of the organization or those that preclude reasonable access by the general public
- For profit organizations or projects

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline to apply is 5PM, Thursday, November 16, 2017.

Notification: Thursday, December 15, 2017

Project Period: January 1, 2018 – November 30, 2018

See Supporting Documents below for Application in either MS Word or PDF formats.

Matching Funds: Proposal must show evidence of other support such as ticket sales, sponsorships, grants, donations, or other funding sources.

An organization may only apply for one Community Project Grant in any one year.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Send or deliver to:

Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council Office
In the South End of the Shoreline Center
18560 1st Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155

Open 10am – 5pm, Monday–Thursday
or by appointment
Tel: 206.417.4645

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Washington: Shoreline-Lake Forest Park