Application deadline for 2016 Arts Projects funding this Friday

26 Oct

 

Toy Boat Theatre's production of Anon(ymous). Photo by Peter Serko.

Toy Boat Theatre’s production of Anon(ymous). Photo by Peter Serko.

Will your organization or group be producing publicly accessible arts programming within Tacoma city limits in 2016? 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 30 no later than 5 pm!

Tacoma City Ballet's production of Cinderella.

Tacoma City Ballet’s production of Cinderella.

Past funding has supported a variety of projects including, but not limited to, arts components of neighborhood festivals; arts workshops or demonstrations; dance, theater, and music performances; youth-focused arts programming; arts-focused cultural and historical events; visual art exhibits; and literary events. Funded events must take place between Jan. 1, 2016 and Dec. 31, 2016.

Monkeyshines community guerrilla art project.

Monkeyshines community guerrilla art project.

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.

Wayzgoose Letterpress and Book Arts Festival at King's Bookstore. © Aaron Locke  All Rights Reserved

Wayzgoose Letterpress and Book Arts Festival at King’s Bookstore. © Aaron Locke All Rights Reserved

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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