The 5th Avenue Theatre Rising Star Project 2017- The Pajama Game
The 5th Avenue Theatre's Rising Star Project gives students the chance to perform and participate in the production of a musical on The 5th Avenue Theatre mainstage. Photo by Jeff Carpenter.

Art Project Support Grant


To respond to evolving organizational needs brought on by the pandemic, our grant programs for FY22 will be changing. Check back soon for updated grant program information and/or sign up for our newsletter on our homepage for updates.

Art Project Support will be on hold until 2022 so we may devote funds to operating support during the pandemic.


NOTE: Hannah Dahlke is no longer on staff. Not all links have been updated. Please reach out to Miguel Guillen, Program Manager at miguel.guillen@arts.wa.gov or Audrey Molloy, Program Assistant at audrey.molloy@arts.wa.gov.


This grant provides art project support for public projects produced as one-time, occasional, or annual events. Organizations that produce multiple public programs may request support for a specific public project/program including professional development (i.e. workshop, conference, residency). For complete information, please review the grant program guidelines when they become available.

Grant request up to $5000. Matching funds are required.

Eligible Groups and Organizations:

  • Nonprofit arts organizations
  • Fiscally sponsored arts-groups and arts organizations
  • Non arts-specific organizations including:
    • Community service, cultural, and civic organizations
    • Libraries
    • Nonprofit organizations that do not have an arts mission
    • Tribal or local governments that seek to produce art projects for public audiences
  • Local Arts Agencies (see specifics in guidelines and below in Definition of Local Arts Agencies)
Application Information – currently closed

Apply Online via ZoomGrants

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Contact Us

Miguel Guillén, Program Manager: miguel.guillen@arts.wa.gov, 360-586-0424

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