Snap Grants - Pilot Program

For small community groups and organizations

  • Tieton Dia de los Muertos Festival - Photo courtesy of Tieton Arts & Humanities
    Tieton Dia de los Muertos Festival - Photo courtesy of Tieton Arts & Humanities

Snap Grant Amounts: $1,000 - $1,500

Snap Grants Pre-application period open: February 1, 2018
(Snap Grants require a pre-application to make sure your project is a good fit for this focused pilot program. During the launch of this program, the pre-application period will begin several months before the official open of the Snap Grant review and award cycle.)

Rolling Application Review Period: July 1 - December 31, 2018

Project Dates: Must be completed by June 30, 2019

Applications are accepted via the ZoomGrants system. We recommend reading the guidelines prior to starting an account or application online. Once you create a profile we recommend that you bookmark the ZoomGrants site.

Click here for full guidelines

Overview

Designed as an entry point into ArtsWA funding programs, the Snap Grants pilot program prioritizes;

  • Applications from groups or organizations new to ArtsWA funding.
  • Groups or organizations that have not been funded in the last three ArtsWA funding cycles (July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2018).
  • Applications that help us reach our organizational goals on social justice as indicated in our strategic plan’s crosscutting objective: "Increase our specific and intentional efforts around social justice by ensuring that ArtsWA-funded activities and work are reflective of Washington’s diverse populations including cultural diversity, artistic disciplines, geographic locations, and underserved populations."
  • Applications that demonstrate strong public benefit and feasability


Eligibility

  • Small groups or organizations with an annual operating budget up to or less than $25,000.
  • Small groups or organizations producing projects or events that have arts and culture as a primary or significant component, that are open to the public, and provide public benefit as defined in the guidelines.
  • A minimum one-year history of arts and/or relevant programming that demonstrates the capacity to produce the proposed project or event.
  • 501(c)3 status or fiscal sponsorship is NOT required but, should you receive a grant, applicants must provide the authorizing official's Social Security number or the organization's federal tax identification number (FEIN) issued by the Internal Revenue Service for contracting purposes for contracting purposes. 
 
Parameters
 
  • Snap Grants require a pre-application to make sure your project is a good fit for this focused pilot program. During the launch of this program, the pre-application period will begin several months before the official open of the Snap Grant review and award cycle.
  • Applicants may receive one Snap Grant per fiscal year.
  • Applicants may not additionally apply to any other Grants to Organizations program category during the same grant cycle fiscal year.
  • Refer to the complete guidelines for additional parameters. 
 

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

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