SoCoCulture Opportunities

Historical society administrator

Historical Society of Federal Way Open until filled The Historical Society of Federal Way serves its public through researching, preserving, teaching, documenting and indexing the human history of the Greater Federal Way area to build a sense of community, identity,... Read more...

Arc Artist Fellowship

4Culture Application deadline: 11/20/2019, 5 PM The Arc Artist Fellowship provides unrestricted $12,000 awards for King County artists, as well as promotional support through the 4Culture website. We know that artists value unrestricted funding above all other types... Read more...

KCLS Reel Fest call for films

King County Library System Date: 1/15/2020 What does the library mean to you? Share your library story in a two-minute film, and win up to $1,000 and the chance to premiere your film at KCLS Reel Fest in March 2020! Do you have a story about an experience or resource... Read more...

Call for exhibition proposals

Helen S. Smith Gallery/Green River College Application deadline: 1/1/2020 The Helen S. Smith Gallery on the Green River College Campus is currently requesting exhibition proposals for our 2020-2021 exhibition cycle.  Artists will be selected by invitation and from... Read more...

Call to artists for pop-up art exhibit opportunity

Burien Arts Association Open until filled Burien Arts Association, a local non-profit arts and cultural organization in Burien, calls for art for the 2020 Burien Arts Association Lobby Wall monthly shows at the Burien Community Center. Location, Burien Arts Community... Read more...

Touring Arts Roster auditions

4Culture Audition dates: 10/18-19/2019 4Culture is proud to promote performing artists through the Touring Arts Roster: an ever-expanding, juried roster of some of the best performing artists King County has to offer. This digital tool makes it easy for promoters,... Read more...

2020 Community Service Area Engagement Grants

King County Local Services Application deadline: 11/4/2019, 5 PM The purpose of King County’s Community Engagement Grants is to fund community projects that offer unincorporated area residents in the Community Service Areas (CSAs) an opportunity to participate and be... Read more...

Gingerbread house contest

Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation Application deadline: 11/4/2019 There are two categories in the 2019 Gingerbread House Contest! Eight entries will be accepted in the child category, ages 12 and under. Ten entries will be accepted in the adult category, ages 13 and... Read more...

Open submissions period for poetry

Poetry Northwest Now through 1/15/2020 Poetry Northwest is published semi-annually in June and December. We also publish new work (poetry, reviews, interviews, features and essays on poetics or the intersections of poetry and civic life, arts, and sciences) on our... Read more...

RFP – all creatives

Rhododendon Species Botanical Garden We’re looking for creatives, artists, gardeners, performers, and plant enthusiasts to collaborate with! E-mail Info@RhodyGarden.org with your ideas on how we might work together to activate the Garden with exciting new... Read more...

Call for artists – City of Enumclaw Gallery

City of Enumclaw Application deadline: 10/18/2019 The City of Enumclaw is seeking visual artists to exhibit two and three-dimensional, original, works of art at City Hall Gallery 2020. Please include the month you prefer for exhibition. All work submitted will be... Read more...

Historic Cemetery grants

Washington Trust for Historic Preservation and Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation Deadline: 10/23/2019 In partnership with the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP), the Washington Trust is pleased to announce the... Read more...

Heritage Barn grants

Washington Trust for Historic Preservation and Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation Deadline: 10/23/2019 In partnership with the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP), the Washington Trust is pleased to announce the... Read more...

Valerie Sivinski Fund historic preservation grants

Washington Trust for Historic Preservation Deadline: 10/15/2019 The Valerie Sivinski Fund is an annual program of the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation that provides grants of up to $2,000 to organizations engaged in historic preservation around Washington... Read more...

Earth Day Northwest 2020

Earth Day Northwest 2020 Earth Day Northwest 2020 has the goal of leveraging the upcoming 50th anniversary of Earth Day as a pivot point for our region. We aim to create a broad-based, welcoming movement for this place founded on three key ideals: protecting our... Read more...

Snap Grants

Washington State Arts Commission Deadline: ongoing ArtsWA (the Washington State Arts Commission) invites applications for our Snap Grants Program!  Are you a small group or organization with an annual operating budget of $25,000 or less? Do you need financial... Read more...

Call to artists – Burien Pop-Up Gallery

Burien Arts Association Application deadline: until all show dates are filled The Burien Arts Pop-up Art Exhibit program is devoted to showcasing the works of established artists, emerging artists, and student art. The Pop-Up Art Gallery is currently located at the... Read more...

Renton Special Projects grants

Renton Municipal Arts Commission Deadline: 11/10/2019 The RMAC’s Special Projects grant program has two more funding cycles this year. The Special Projects grants are offered to individuals, organizations and community groups for arts and culture projects and... 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...

Wetlands heritage internship

SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve Application deadline: rolling This grant-funded position will be tasked with studying the history people and wetlands in King County. Wetlands are a vital resource and key feature of King County’s landscape, yet their degradation... 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...

Artist display space – Carco Theatre

Carco Theatre Ongoing review The Carco Theatre in Renton invites professional or amateur artists working in a variety of media to apply for consideration for the Carco Theatre Lobby art display. Local artists’ exhibits are scheduled for six week periods. The Lobby has... 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

Washington Attorneys Assisting Community Organizations WAACO provides free legal services to nonprofit organizations on their business transactional legal issues and can help your organization if you need legal help. Here are some examples of the legal work they can... Read more...

Kent’s Give Me Culture grants

Kent Arts Commission Year-round This new funding program will be directed to projects that serve the general public in Kent. Give Me Culture Grants are small, flexible grants available to individuals, organizations, and community groups. The Give Me Culture program is... Read more...