Grants To Organizations

General Overview

  • Kaha wi Dance Theatre at Washington State University Photo: C. Rod Bacon
    Kaha wi Dance Theatre at Washington State University Photo: C. Rod Bacon
  • Cascadia - Nancy Zahn and Laura Love
    Cascadia - Nancy Zahn and Laura Love
  • Centrum's annual wearable art show
    Centrum's annual wearable art show
  • Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
    Broadway Center for the Performing Arts

One of the primary goals of the Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) is to expand arts participation in communities across Washington State. To accomplish this, ArtsWA directs funding and services to strengthen communities and to provide arts opportunities for the public, with a particular interest in reaching diverse populations and achieving broad geographic representation.

Overview

Grants to Organizations offers a variety of funding opportunities to Organizations and Groups.

Click on the following links to view the guidelines and apply:

SNAP GRANTS

  • Groups or organizations with an annual budget up to or less than $25,000*
  • A pre-application is required to make sure your project is a good fit for this pilot program

LEVEL A

  • Small Arts Organizations with an annual budget under $200,000 OR non-arts specific*
  • Deadline: 5pm March 11, 2019

LEVEL B

  • Midsized Arts Organizations with an annual budget between $200,000 to $1 million OR Local Arts Agencies*
  • Deadline: 5pm April 22, 2019

LEVEL C

  • Large Arts Institutions with an annual budget over $1 million*
  • Deadline:  5pm May 20, 2019

COOPERATIVE PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM

  • Statewide organizations*
  • Deadline: 5pm March 21, 2019

 *full eligibility information can be found in the guidelines

Webinar

On February 14 2019, we held a FY20 Grant Application Webinar. To access the recording, click here. The Webinar covers key components of the application guidelines, the review criteria, and the application process, along with how to access and use the ZoomGrants system.  


Recent Grantees

Applications submitted for Grants to Organizations grants in Fiscal Year 2019 (Levels A, B, C, and Cooperative Partnerships) were reviewed and ranked via a panel process in June and July 2018 and were approved at the Board of Commissioners in August. Click here to see a full list of the last round of grantees, along with grantees in other years.
 

For assistance:

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

 


Grant applications submitted for project support grants to small, mid-sized, and large arts organizations were reviewed and ranked via a panel process in June and July and were approved at the Board of Commissioners meeting, in August. Click on the links below to view the lists of grant recipients.

- See more at: http://www.arts.wa.gov/grants#sthash.7Z60FjPC.dpufAll grantees must submit a Final Report as the last contractual requirement for receiving the grant. The filing deadline is August 1, 2015  

For assistance:

Miguel Guillén, Program Manager: miguel.guillen@arts.wa.gov, 360-586-0424
or Anna Marie Ortiz, Administrative Assistant, annamarie.ortiz@arts.wa.gov, 360-586-0026

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