SoCoCulture Opportunities

Landmarks Capital Grants

4Culture Deadline: 9/22/2021, 5 PM If you are the steward of a designated historic landmark property in King County and are working to rehabilitate it, 4Culture encourages you to apply for a 2021 Landmarks Capital grant. This year’s program is made possible through... Read more...

Call for Art – Downtown Monument Signs

Renton Municipal Arts Commission Deadline: Extended to 8/27/2021, 5 PM The Project team is looking for (4) unique designs, artists will be compensated $1,000 for each design selected. Send your questions to Arts@rentonwa.gov. Find the full details... Read more...

MOHAI Is Hiring

Museum of History & Industry The Museum of History & Industry  is treasured locally and respected nationally as a vibrant resource where history inspires us to be our best, individually and collectively. By collecting and preserving artifacts and stories of... Read more...

American Rescue Plan SHARP Grants

Humanities Washington Deadline: 9/23/2021 Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) Grants are now available! Intended for Washington State nonprofit organizations that provide humanities programming, these grants will help those organizations... Read more...

Call to Artists – Gallery 110 Juried Exhibition

Gallery 110 Entry deadline: 10/31/2021 Gallery 110’s annual juried exhibition will showcase work by emerging and established artists. This gallery is located in Seattle’s Pioneer Square district and reputation offers artists the opportunity to be a part of... Read more...

Opportunity Grants

Humanities Washington These grants of up to $1,000 support statewide access to public humanities presentations and events. Organizations with projects led by and serving underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Application must be received at least... Read more...

Art Consultant for Fire Station Projects

City of Kirkland Deadline: 8/19/2021, 3 PM The City of Kirkland, WA seeks respondents to a request for qualifications (RFQ) from qualified firms or individuals to provide services as an art consultant for four fire station projects in the City. The complete RFQ,... Read more...

Call to Artists – Newcastle Art Fair

Newcastle Arts Council Submission deadline: 8/13/2021 Event: 9/18/2021 Newcastle Arts Council in partnership with Avalon Newcastle Commons and Bishops Newcastle is organizing an art fair to be held at Avalon Newcastle Commons on Saturday, September 18, 2021. The... Read more...

Tacoma Art Museum Is Hiring

Tacoma Art Museum Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) is a public-spirited institution with nationally-recognized exhibitions and innovative educational programs that attract thousands of visitors annually to its galleries and events. The museum has developed a reputation for... Read more...

Burien Arts and Culture Grants

City of Burien Application deadline: 8/13/2021, 4:30 PM The City of Burien allocates approximately $20,000 each year for Arts and Culture Grants. The purpose of the City’s Arts and Culture Grants is to support arts and heritage organizations as well as artists who... Read more...

Job Announcement – Executive Director

Pacific Bonsai Museum Application deadline: 8/9/2021 Pacific Bonsai Museum is located in Federal Way, Washington, about 25 miles south of Seattle and twelve miles northeast of Tacoma, Washington. One of only two museums in the United States solely dedicated to bonsai,... Read more...

Seeking Instructors

Tukwila Parks & Recreation Tukwila Parks & Recreation is looking independent instructors interested in sharing talents and skills. You can set the fees, dates, and times of your activity. Activities can be offered on a weekly basis, 1-2 day workshop, or other... Read more...

Festival of Trees – Call for Participation

White River Valley Museum 2021 Festival of Trees exhibit which will be on display November 17, 2021 – January 9, 2022 at Auburn’s White River Valley Museum. The Museum took a year off for the pandemic, but the 2019 exhibit was a powerful cultural exchange that... Read more...

PastForward Online 2021

National Trust for Historic Preservation Date: 11/2-5/2021 Preservationists from across the country and all walks of life will come together virtually at PastForward Online 2021, the country’s only national preservation conference, to ask important questions and... Read more...

New Funding Opportunity for Museums

Washington State History Museum  Open until funding is exhausted The Washington State Library is distributing federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds allocated by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to States. This funding is to be used?to... Read more...

McMillen Foundation Fellowship

Robert B. McMillen Foundation Deadline: 8/11/2021 The Robert B. McMillen Foundation believes in the power of the arts to change lives, to make the world a better place, to build vibrant communities, and to build bridges of understanding. The Foundation believes in a... Read more...

Great Annual Northwest Art Exhibition 2021

Puget Sound Group Deadline: 8/20/2021 The Puget Sound Group (PSG) invites painters, with membership and including pastelists, who live in the Puget Sound region and are at least 18 years of age, to enter the Annual Great NW Art Exhibition 2021. The exhibition will be... Read more...

RJE Sprout Fund

Russell J. Efros Foundation Rolling deadline The RJE Sprout Fund was established by the Russell J. Efros Foundation in Roslyn, New York, in 2021 to support artists with the direct funds needed to complete projects in the next twelve months. Russell Efros was a... Read more...

Storytellers Sought

Burien Culture Hub, Burien Arts Association, Highline Heritage Museum The three organizations mentioned above welcome folks to step forward and share their personal stories in this monthly storytelling event. You don’t need to have any experience in... Read more...

Cultural Arts Grants

Kent Community Foundation Deadline: 10/30 The objective of the Kent Community Foundation grant is to promote educational activities that inspire or enhance learning and expand cultural arts in the Kent/Covington community.  For more information, click... Read more...

Renton’s 2021 Arts and Culture Grants

Renton Municipal Arts Commission Rolling deadline RMAC now accepting proposals for the 2021 Arts Grant Program. Funding is available for arts, cultural and heritage projects that serve residents and visitors in Renton. We encourage innovative projects by artists &... Read more...

Give Me Culture Grants

Kent Arts Commission Rolling deadline The City of Kent Arts Commission’s “Give Me Culture” program offers small, flexible grants to individuals, organizations and community groups for arts and culture projects and events that serve the public in Kent. Awards are... Read more...

Brand new resource for artists

SoCoCulture  SoCoCulture is developing a new mailing list expressly for artists, actors, musicians and others who are interested in receiving a listing of South King County-based creative opportunities on a regular basis. We hope to expand our reach to artists... Read more...

Opportunity Grants

Humanities Washington Rolling deadline Opportunity Grants are available to small or rural organizations for public humanities presentations, and do not require a funding match. Organizations may request up to $1,000. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis... Read more...

Touring arts roster and presenter incentive program

4Culture Ongoing 4Culture’s Touring Arts Roster (TAR) is a juried directory of some of King County’s most talented performing artists. It’s ideal for your performing artists search, for any event, size, or budget. The roster is here to support equity... Read more...

Call for loaned art exhibits

Lake Wilderness Lodge Art Gallery Introducing Lake Wilderness Lodge Art Gallery, a place for local artists to show case their artwork! Artists working in 2 dimensional art or Custodians of such artwork are invited to apply for the Lake Wilderness Lodge Art Gallery... Read more...

Call for artists – Carco Theatre lobby

Carco Theatre The Carco Theatre invites professional or amateur artists working in a variety of media to apply for consideration for the Carco Theatre Lobby art display.  The rotational gallery will feature local artists and provide an opportunity for artists to share... Read more...

UW Museology paid internships

University of Washington Museology Graduate Program Ongoing The University of Washington’s Museology Graduate Program seeks community partners for its Paid Internship Pilot. The UW Museology Paid Internship Pilot aims to create critical learning opportunities for... Read more...

Creative Districts certification applications

Washington State Arts Commission Ongoing The Creative Districts program is now accepting applications from communities in Washington State who are interested in achieving Certified Creative District designation. Applicants must meet all requirements for certification;... Read more...

Spaceworks

Spaceworks Deadline: Ongoing Spaceworks Tacoma is an initiative to activate empty storefronts and vacant space. The initiative makes no- and low-cost temporary space available to artists, fledgling creative entrepreneurs, organizations, and community groups who... Read more...

Residency for cultural capital producers

Washington State University Deadline: Ongoing In collaboration with Washington State University, artist and educator Peter Christenson has initiated a cultural capital scholar residency in Richland, WA and is currently seeking proposals from creatives with diverse... Read more...

T.I.P.S. Mini-Grants

4Culture Ongoing If you have an idea for a workshop, lecture, skill-building session, or program that will bring needed information, skills, inspiration, practices, or approaches into the King County heritage field, T.I.P.S. Mini-Grants can help you develop, promote,... Read more...

Open 4Culture

4Culture Deadline: six weeks before public event 4Culture recognizes a need for an entry point into 4Culture’s funding opportunities. Open 4Culture provides awards of up to $1,500 for projects that are created by or for underserved communities of King County, and are... Read more...

Free legal services to non-profit organizations

Wayfind Wayfind is a nonprofit with a mission to improve the quality of life in Washington by providing free business legal services for nonprofits and microenterprises.Here are some examples of the legal work they can help you with: · Contracts – Review, draft, and... Read more...