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CityArtist Project funding

City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture
Deadline: 7/19/2017, 11 PM

CityArtist Projects provides project funding for the development and presentation of work by independent Seattle artists/curators. The 2017 cycle will accept proposals from artists/curators working in Literary (except Playwriting), Media/Film and Visual Arts. Awards may support new works, works in progress, remounted or finished work. Projects must include public presentations in Seattle. The Office of Arts & Culture encourages a broad range of artistic and cultural expression that reflects Seattle’s diversity.

Eligibility: Seattle artists/curators creating work in Literary (except Playwriting), Media/Film and Visual Arts will be accepted.  Traditional/ethnic and multi-disciplinary projects are always welcome, so long as a primary art form is one of the eligible disciplines listed. Awards range up to $8,000.

Deadline: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 11 PM PST.

Application: Online application and guidelines available at http://www.seattle.gov/arts/cityartist-projects

Workshops: Get insider tips on how to submit a strong application. A workshop and draft review will be held:

Workshop:
Monday, June 19, 2017, 5 – 7 p.m.
RSVP here
Seattle Public Library-Beacon Hill Branch
Co-presenters: Val Tan and Siang Tay
2821 Beacon Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98144

Draft Review:
Thursday, July 6, 2017, 5 – 7 p.m.
RSVP here for an appointment
Seattle Public Library-Douglass Truth Branch
2300 E Yesler Way
Seattle, WA 98122

Find more information at www.seattle.gov/arts or Irene Gómez, at irene.gomez@seattle.gov or 206-684-7310.

 

 

 

Collections care funding

4Culture
Application deadline: 6/28/2017, 5 PM

A Collections Care project might encompass a new storage system, display mount, or digital scanner. Things like shelves and cases can mean the difference between a piece of history or art being lost or being preserved for generations to come. Grant guidelines available here

Plan to attend one of the funding workshops to make your application as competitive as possible. They’ll be held at:

4Culture offices, 101 Prefontaine Place S, Seattle
Thursday, May 18, noon-2 PM
Thursday, June 1, 6-7 PM 

Shadow Lake Nature Preserve, 21656 184th Avenue SE, Renton
Tuesday, May 23, 3-4 PM

Woodinville Library, 17015 Avondale Road NE, Woodinville
Monday, June 12, noon-1 PM

 

Community 4Culture

4Culture
Rolling deadline, beginning 9/2016

Community 4Culture is a new grant program that aims to sustain an arts and cultural community reflective of King County’s diverse populations, and seeks to connect with groups and communities that 4Culture has not been reaching and that are currently under-supported. Grants of up to $25,000 are available to organizations and $10,000 to individuals.

To apply, contact Heidi Jackson at heidi.jackson@4culture.org or 206-263-1616. She’ll ask you a few questions to ensure this funding program is right for you and link you up with an application and another staff person who can help you complete your application. Applications will be reviewed every three months beginning in September 2016.

 


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