In 2020, ArtsWA pivoted its program and activities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ArtsWA distributed $3,836,000 in CARES Act funding to Washington State arts and culture nonprofits. Grants of up to $10,000 were disbursed to 447 organizations across the state in three separate rounds of funding throughout the year. To learn more about the outcomes of our grant funding and other agency actions, please view this PDF.
State arts agencies in Washington, Idaho, & Nebraska will join forces December 12 for a Creative Districts webinar geared towards rural communities.