Foundation / Corporation
03/06/19 at 5:00 PM PST
Grants ranging from $2,500 to $8,500 to King County, Washington individuals, nonprofits, artist groups, cooperatives, and businesses for art projects benefitting public audiences. Applications are invited from arts groups and artists who wish to create and share work that will strengthen the cultural fabric of King County. In addition to helping artists develop their work, a project must offer accessible opportunities for the public.
A project may include: the development of new work, the interpretation of existing work, the presentation of new work or a collection of works, support for professional development such as workshops, conferences, and residencies, and support for renting or purchasing consumable materials that further your project.
Project funding is based on two kinds of criteria: core and choice.
- Art is the primary component of the project.
- The budget for the project is feasible and the applicant has requested an appropriate amount of funding.
- The applicant has described one or more compelling, feasible public events in King County.
- Relevant work samples or other documentation that supports the application.
- Group applicants must demonstrate that they are, or will hire, arts professionals with relevant experience to achieve the project.
Applicants must select one of the following three Choice Criteria:
- Sustained value: The project shows a dedication to artistic discipline and form over an extended period of time, has consistent value, or preserves a creative and/or cultural tradition.
- Community engagement: The project provides an interactive and educational art experience, or a specific community such as geographic, ethnic, youth, or senior is integral to the project.
- Artistic development: The project deeply explores or expands the artist's discipline, medium, or concepts in new directions, and/or is a departure from their past or current work.
GrantWatch ID#: 147278
Grants are offered in the fixed amounts of $2,500, $4,500, $6,500, or $8,500.
Applicants may apply to fund the portions of a project that begin after June 1, 2019. The public benefit/project impact portion of a project must be completed by June 1, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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For individuals contact:
101 Prefontaine Pl S
Seattle, WA 98104
USA: Washington: King County