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

ArtsWA grants support the work of arts organizations across Washington State. Our grant programs focus on meeting our funding goals:

  • Support the day-to-day business operations of arts organizations
  • Support public programming in the arts
  • Support accessibility, diversity, inclusion, and equity in the arts
  • Support ArtsWA’s intentional efforts around social justice
  • Support and grow Washington State’s creative economy

Grant application open from February 1 to April 30, 2021.

Small arts and culture nonprofit organizations and fiscally sponsored groups with operating budgets up to $50,000 are eligible.

Grant application open from February 23 to April 19, 2021.

Mid-sized arts and culture nonprofit organizations and fiscally sponsored groups with operating budgets between $50,000 – $350,000 are eligible.

Grant application open from March 29 to May 17, 2021.

Large arts and culture nonprofit organizations with annual operating budgets over $350,000 are eligible.

Contact us

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

Miguel Guillén, Program Manager: miguel.guillen@arts.wa.gov, 360-252-9970

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