Short Run Comix Festival
The Short Run Comix & Arts Festival transcends the commercial comic-con and book expo models by emphasizing local and collaborative creative experiences. Photo by Alida Bevirt.

Grants to Organizations

Project Support Grants Program

ArtsWA Project Support grants help you pay for expenses related to your upcoming arts-based project. We intend these grants to:

  • Increase arts engagement and access
  • Support excellence and innovation
  • Support efforts on inclusion, equity, and social justice
  • Strengthen communities
  • Support efforts to improve the creative economy of Washington

You can find complete application guidelines and review criteria on each grant page below.

Applications currently closed
These grants support small groups and organizations and non-art-specific entities

  • Nonprofit arts organizations with budgets up to $200,000
  • Fiscally sponsored arts groups
  • Community service groups
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Tribal or local governments

Applications currently closed
These grants support organizations that may include:

  • Nonprofit arts organizations with budgets from $200,000 to $1 million
  • Local Arts Agencies

Applications currently closed
These grants support arts institutions with budgets over $1 million.

Rolling applications: July 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019
These grants support small groups and organizations with a budget up to $25,000.

Applications currently closed
These grants support nonprofit arts service organizations that provide statewide professional development programs.

Informational Webinar

Informational Webinar

On February 14 2019, we held a FY20 Grant Application Webinar. The Webinar covers:

  • Key components of the application guidelines
  • The application process
  • Review criteria
  • How to access and use the ZoomGrants system

Final Reports

Final Reports

Current project support grantees final report deadline | July 31, 2019

We require all Project Support Grantees to submit a final report about their project. Read more about the final report requirements on our Manage Your Grant page.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the Grants to Organization programs, please contact:

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

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