Application deadline for 2015 Arts Projects funding this Friday

27 Oct
Steamroller printing at the Wayzgoose! Letterpress and Book Arts Extravaganza at King's Books.

Steamroller printing at the Wayzgoose! Letterpress and Book Arts Extravaganza at King’s Books. Photo courtesy of King’s Bookstore.

Will your organization or group be producing publicly accessible arts programming within Tacoma city limits in 2015? If so, you might want to take a look at our Arts Projects funding program. Arts Projects funding ranges from $1,000 to $5,000, and supports community projects that focus on the arts.

Applications are due this Friday, October 31 no later than 5 pm!

Past funding has supported a variety of projects including, but not limited to, arts components of festivals; arts workshops; dance, theater, and music performances; youth-focused arts programming; arts-focused cultural and historical events; exhibits; and literary events. Funded events must take place between Jan. 1, 2015 and Dec. 31, 2015.

Crafts of the Past artist demonstration at Fort Nisqually. Photo by Dane Gregory Meyer.

Crafts of the Past artist demonstration at Fort Nisqually. Photo by Dane Gregory Meyer.

Eligibility extends to private non-profit agencies with a 501(c) designation; organized groups of community volunteers, such as a business district or neighborhood council with an advisory body, business license and organizational bank account; and educational institutions or for-profit businesses wishing to produce not-for-profit arts functions. Applicants are required to have offices within Tacoma or, if they have no office, a majority of the applicant’s activities must take place within Tacoma city limits. Other eligibility requirements apply. See guidelines for complete terms.

Funding for Arts Projects is determined through a competitive application process. Actual contract amounts will be based upon availability of funds and the review of each application as measured against evaluation criteria detailed in the guidelines.

READY TO APPLY?

Check out the Arts Projects guidelines and application form.

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