About our grants
ArtsWA grants help communities nurture and grow the arts. These communities are located in rural and urban areas throughout the state. Our grants focus on cultural equity and the creative economy. Our goal is to serve diverse populations. State and federal funds support our grants.
- Arts In Education grants invest in community-based partnerships in early learning and K-12 learning communities. Our grants strengthen arts education as part of PreK-12 basic education.
- Grants to Organizations expand arts participation in Washington communities. We seek to ensure that all people have access to the arts.
- Wellness, Arts, and the Military grants support artists and arts organizations who have arts and wellness programs for military-connected communities.
- The COVID Safety Support for Large Organizations offered one-time grants to large arts, culture, heritage, or science non-profit organizations in Washington State. This grant is now closed.
- $70 million was appropriated by the legislature for Working Washington Grants: Round 5. This grant is now closed.
How to apply for an ArtsWA grant
- Interested in applying for a grant? Read our How to apply for an ArtsWA grant page for an overview of the process to help get you started.
Managing your grant
- Did you receive an ArtsWA grant? Congratulations! Read our Managing your grant page for next steps, reporting, and more.
National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) is a grantee of our FY22 Grants to Organizations Pandemic Relief program. This trailer gives a broad overview of the 234 official selections that were showcased at the 14th National Film Festival for Talented Youth. This festival took place from October 23 to November 1, 2020. Founded in 2007, NFFTY’s mission is to advance and connect talented young filmmakers worldwide. In addition to their annual film festival, NFFTY leads workshops and hosts resources for emerging filmmakers.
Learn more about NFFTY at: www.nffty.org