Self-directed Art Practice (SAP) Grant
This grant is now closed.
This grant is now closed.
ArtsWA’s Wellness, Arts, and Military (WAM) program would like to introduce more veterans and military-connected families to the healing benefits of the arts. Engaging in an art practice improves physical, social, and emotional well-being. It helps with pain, anxiety, isolation, and other ailments often experienced by active-military, veterans, and their families.
Through the Self-directed Art Practice (SAP) grant program, WAM offers this unique opportunity for eligible military-connected individuals to spend time pursuing an art practice for professional and personal development.
The SAP grant provides one-time grants of up to $3,000. These grants pay for costs associated with taking time to practice art throughout the grant period.
Applicants must provide:
ArtsWA Wellness, Arts, and the Military Program hosted a live webinar on the Self-directed Art Practice (SAP) Grant application process. It is highly recommended that you watch the video if you are planning to apply.
Who is eligible to apply?
To be eligible for the Self-directed Art Practice (SAP) Grant, you must be one of the following:
In addition, you must:
* For the purposes of this grant “media arts” can mean projects presented via film, television, radio, audio, video, the Internet, interactive and mobile technologies as an artistic medium, video games, immersive and multi-platform storytelling, and satellite streaming.
Required Documents and Information:
Upload the appropriate document to confirm your military connection:
U.S. military active-duty service member, guardsman, reservist:
U.S. military veteran:
Spouse or Child of U.S. military active-duty service member, guardsman, reservist:
Spouse of U.S. military veteran:
Child of U.S. military veteran:
Eligible Uses for Grant Funds:
These grants pay for costs associated with taking time to practice art throughout the approved grant period. These costs could include:
Grant Funds May NOT Be Used For:
Grant applications can be completed and submitted online at any time between the morning of October 16, 2023 and November 27, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. PST.
We will make no exceptions regarding the application deadline.
ArtsWA will accept applications online through Submittable. If you do not have a Submittable account, you will be prompted to register prior to accessing the online application. Submittable recommends using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Apple Safari as web browsers.
Please take your time when completing the application. Your work will be automatically saved as you move through the questions if you are connected to the internet. The application does not need to be completed in one sitting.
After the closing date of November 27, 2023, applications will be reviewed, and final determinations will be made. Applicants will be notified of their application status, as well as next steps, starting on January 1, 2024.
Make sure that the contact email you provide is appropriate for receiving emails from ArtsWA.