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Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA)

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02/24/20 5:00 PM


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Grants to Washington eligible nonprofit arts organizations to provide support for general operations. Funding is intended for arts organizations that provide professional artists with services, including workshops, networking, technical assistance, training, conferences, and other professional development opportunities.

Funding is available for either regional or statewide arts service organizations. 

Eligible Expenses:

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 187890

Estimated Size of Grant:

Regional Arts Service Organizations may request up to $8,000. Statewide Arts Service Organizations may request up to $25,000.

Term of Contract:

Eligible funding period: July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The following organizations are eligible to apply:

- Regional Arts Service Organizations
- Statewide Arts Service Organizations

For eligibility details, see

Regional and Statewide ASOs must have:
- current state nonprofit incorporation status
- current federal tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
- a minimum of two years in continuous operation as a non-profit arts organization
- a minimum two-year history of ongoing arts services
- a minimum of one paid staff that works 20 paid hours per week or more
- a board of directors
- a board-approved annual year-end operating budget that reflects actuals that include program expenses

Ineligible expenses:

Pre-Application Information:

The program opens on January 6, 2020.

Application Deadline: February 24, 2019. Applications are accepted through ZoomGrants until 5:00 p.m. on the deadline date.

ArtsWA grants require 1:1 matching funds.

Funding requests cannot exceed 25% of the average of your last two board-approved, year-end budget, fiscal revenues.

All applicants must provide a DUNS (Data Universal Numbering System).

The grant is payable when the grantee's services have been delivered. In most cases, this will be at the end of the organization's fiscal year.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

Miguel Guillén, Program Manager

Hannah Dahlke
Program Assistant

For technical questions using the application system, contact or 866-323-5404 x2.

Washington State Arts Commission
711 Capitol Way S., Suite 600
Olympia, WA 98504

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