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Jack Straw Writers Program

Jack Straw Cultural Center
Deadline: 11/1/2017

Twelve writers working in all forms and styles are selected by an invited curator. The 2018 Writers Program Curator is Daemond Arrindell. Participants create new work during the residency to be presented through live readings, recorded interviews, a published anthology, and via podcasts on our web site. Participants also receive professional training in voice and microphone technique, performance and delivery, and interviews. Find more information here.

 

Jack Straw Artist Support Program

Jack Straw Cultural Center
Deadline: 11/1/2017

Up to eight artists/teams are awarded 20 hours of recording and production time with an engineer at Jack Straw Cultural Center; an additional 10-12 artists/teams receive matching awards. The Artist Support Program is open to artists of all disciplines whose project proposals include sound as a major component. Such projects might include recording a music CD, producing radio programs, oral histories, audio literature, sound for a gallery installation or public art project, film, music and sound design for dance and theater, digital media work, etc. Completed projects are publicly presented at a Jack Straw artist event and via our Artist of the Week podcast series. Find more information here

 

Arts in Parks Grants 2018

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture
Deadline: 10/24/2017

Only organizations within Seattle city limits are eligible to apply. In partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation, this program supports neighborhood arts councils and community-based groups that are seeking to activate Seattle Parks with new and established festivals or events that promote arts and cultural participation, celebrate our diversity and build community connections through arts and culture while connecting with underserved communities.

Individual artists, neighborhood arts councils and local community-based groups are eligible to apply. Organizations and individual artists representing underserved communities including low-income, immigrant and refugee communities, and communities of color are encouraged to apply. Please note that groups applying are not required to be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit nor are they required to use a fiscal agent. Funded organizations will receive one year of AIP funding support in levels from $1,200 to $7,200 to support direct expenses. See guidelines for details. Contact Jenny Crooks for more information – jenny.crooks@seattle.gov or 206-684-7084.

Attend one of the following workshops for more information on preparing a successful application.

Tuesday, September 5, 5:30-7 PM
Douglass Truth Library
2300 E Yesler Way, Seattle

Thursday, September 28, 5:30-7 PM
Columbia Library
4721 Rainier Ave S, Seattle

Saturday, September 30, 11 AM -12:30 PM
Southwest Branch Library
9010 35th Ave SW, Seattle

Saturday, October 7, 11 AM -12:30 PM
Northeast Branch Library
6801 35th Ave NE, Seattle

 

Neighborhood and Community Arts Grants 2018

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture
Deadline: 10/24/2017

Only organizations within Seattle city limits are eligible to apply. 

This program supports neighborhood arts councils and community-based groups that have established a track record for producing recurring festivals or events that promote arts and cultural participation, celebrates our diversity, builds community connections, and enhances the visibility of neighborhoods through arts and culture.

Neighborhood arts councils and local community-based groups serving diverse cultures that have been in existence for at least one year at the time of application are eligible to apply. Groups may not be funded through Civic Partners, CityArtist Projects, or smART ventures in 2018. Groups may apply with a fiscal sponsor; they do not have to be 501(c)(3) nonprofits.  Funded organizations will receive two (2) years of NCA funding support (for events in 2018 and 2019) of $1,200 per year to support direct project expenses. See guidelines for details. Contact Jenny Crooks for more information – jenny.crooks@seattle.gov or 206-684-7084.

Attend one of the following workshops for more information on preparing a successful application.

Tuesday, September 5, 5:30-7 PM
Douglass Truth Library
2300 E Yesler Way, Seattle 

Thursday, September 28, 5:30-7 PM
Columbia Library
4721 Rainier Ave S, Seattle

Saturday, September 30, 11 AM -12:30 PM
Southwest Branch Library
9010 35th Ave SW, Seattle

Saturday, October 7, 11 AM -12:30 PM
Northeast Branch Library
6801 35th Ave NE, Seattle

 

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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