Image of a textile artwork that represents eight children making art at a table. This artwork is part of Washington's State Art Collection.
"McMicken Heights Tapestry" (detail) by Cecilia Blomberg, textile artwork.
Located at McMicken Heights Elementary, Highline School District, SeaTac, WA. Photo courtesy of the artist. Part of Washington's State Art Collection. Click to learn more about this artwork on My Public Art Portal.

FY21 Pandemic Relief Grants for Small Organizations

About this Grant

ArtsWA is pleased to offer general operating support to small non-profit and fiscally sponsored arts groups and organizations with a minimum one-year-history of providing continuous arts programming prior to pandemic mitigation mandates. Funding will support daily operations, planning, and creative production of small organizations experiencing financial hardship due to the pandemic.

Funding Amounts

  • Grants of $1,500, $3,000, or $5,000
  • No funding match required

Important Dates

  • Application Deadline: Ongoing, between February 1 and April 30, 2021
  • Notification of Grant Award: Ongoing between February and May
  • When Funds will be Distributed: After expenses are incurred and documentation provided
  • Final Report Due: July 31, 2021

Application Information

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through our online grant platform, Zoom Grants. This program has a rolling deadline. Applications are accepted until 5:00pm on the final deadline date.

Additional Information

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this grant, please contact:

Miguel Guillen, Program Manager, 360-586-0424 or
Linnea Ingalls, Grants Specialist, 360-252-9969 or