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Grants for Artist Projects (GAP)

Grants to Washington Individual Artists to Produce,
Complete, and Exhibit New Creative Works

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Artist Trust (AT)

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Grants of $1,500 to Washington individual artists to develop, complete, or present new artistic work. Applications are invited from practicing artists working in any discipline. The purpose of this program is to offer financial support for artist-generated projects within the state.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180747

Number of Grants:

Number of Awards: 61

Estimated Size of Grant:

Amount Awarded: $1,500

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Who is Eligible:
18 years of age or older by the application deadline; Washington State residents at the time of application and payment (payment may be made up to one year after the application date); practicing artists: those who are dedicated to producing artwork on a regular basis.

Who is NOT Eligible:
GAP or Fellowship recipients in the last five years; recipients of three AT GAPs total in a lifetime; previous recipients of the James W. Ray Distinguished Artist or Arts Innovator Awards; recipients of more than one AT grant per calendar year; graduate or undergraduate matriculated students after the deadline date; current AT staff, Board of Trustees, honorary committee, consultants, contractors, current AT GAP panelists or their immediate family.

Pre-proposal Conference:

The following workshop is available:

Workshop: How to Apply for an Artist Grant / Walla Walla

Date: April 19, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

ArtEscape Studios
2 West Poplar
Walla Walla, 99362

The event is free. RSVP is required. Space is limited (20 total seas).

About the Workshop:
This seminar, led by Artist Trust Program Director Brian McGuigan, provides an overview of applying for artist grants. You’ll learn about funding opportunities available for you and your projects, how the grantmaking process works, and tips to make your next application stand out.

-Understanding the components of a solid grant application
-How the application and selection process works from start to finish
-Funding opportunities available for your work
-Resources for additional support
-Reference guides with sample applications

More information about the workshop may be found here:

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Pre-Application Information:

Grants are made on an annual basis.

Key Dates:
-Application Available: May 21, 2018
-Application Deadline: June 25, 2018

Announcements will be made October 2018.

Contact Information:

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

Brian McGuigan, Program Director
206.467.8734 x23

1.866.21.TRUST (toll free)

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USA: Washington