SoCoCulture Opportunities

Multicultural festival call for performers

City of Renton Application deadline: 5/24/2019 The City of Renton is looking for performers for its third Annual Multicultural Festival, to be held Friday and Saturday, Sept 13 and 14. The festival features a variety of performances that demonstrate the culture and... Read more...

Seeking organizations to serve as cultural navigators

Public Health – Seattle & King County Applications due: 5/22/2109, 2 PM With funding from the King County Veterans, Seniors, and Human Services Levy, Public Health – Seattle & King County is requesting applications from community-based organizations to... Read more...

Auditions for Learning American

Renton History Museum Audition/interview dates: 5/20/2019, by appointment only Performances: 7/27/2019 What does it mean to be American? Four Renton residents try to figure that out as they go through the Renton Americanization School in preparation for their... Read more...

Governor’s Arts and Heritage Awards

Washington State Arts Commission Nomination deadline: 6/3/2019, 5 PM The Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) invites nominations of outstanding arts leaders, artists, culture bearers, and arts organizations for the 2019 Governor’s Arts & Heritage... Read more...

Collections Care grants

4Culture Application deadline: 6/12/2019, 5 PM Collections Care grant program supports the work of King County non-profit heritage organizations by providing the funds necessary to assess, organize, catalog, clean, repair, photograph, scan, and, ultimately, save, the... Read more...

Renton Special Projects grants

Renton Municipal Arts Commission Deadlines: 7/10/2019 and 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... Read more...

Artist opportunity – Link the World

City of SeaTac Application deadline: 5/6/2019 The City of SeaTac is recruiting artists for the first annual ‘Link the World’ event at the Angle Lake Sound Transit station. The event will be held outside in the plaza on Saturday, June 29, from 12-6 PM. Link the World... Read more...

4Culture On-Site Reviewers needed

4Culture Application deadline: 4/24/2019, 5 PM Interested in being a part of the grant-making process? On-Site Reviewers go to events presented by arts and heritage organizations funded by or applying for 4Culture’s Sustained Support grants—orchestras, theaters,... Read more...

Art in the Open Air

SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve Date: 6/1/2019 SHADOW will once again host its annual event aimed at showcasing the talents of local artists and inspiring creativity through the wild spaces of SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve. This artist-in-action event invites artists and... Read more...

Chief executive officer

ArtsFund ArtsFund seeks a new Chief Executive Officer who is passionate about the importance of the arts in civic life, provides thoughtful strategic and operational leadership, and who brings significant, hands-on fundraising capabilities, and management experience... Read more...

Tukwila seeks art proposals

Tukwila Parks and Recreation Summer 2019 Tukwila Parks and Recreation (TPR) is accepting proposals for onsite art installations, community art projects and teaching artists for our 2019 Summer Events. Proposals can be 2D, 3D, performance, installation or community... Read more...

Cultural equipment grants

4Culture Application deadline: 5/15/2019 Cultural Equipment grants fund the purchase and installation of equipment that can be considered as fixed assets, including computer hardware. We award these grants in amounts ranging from a minimum of $1,000 to $10,000, and... Read more...

Artist grant workshop

Renton Municipal Arts Commission Date: 4/22/2019 Join us for a Local Arts Grant Writing Workshop – learn how to find, write and secure funding for your creative projects and career. rmacgrants.eventbrite.com This free program will take place at the Renton... Read more...

Call for Pacific Northwest film and media submissions

Northwest Film Forum Deadline: 6/15/2019 In its 22nd year, Northwest Film Forum’s annual Local Sightings Film Festival evolves to showcase the growing complexity of creative communities in the Pacific Northwest. Featuring a competitive selection of curated shorts and... Read more...

Call to artists – Auburn 2019 artist mural project

City of Auburn Application deadline: 4/26/2019, 10:59 PM The City of Auburn seeks an artist or artist team to create a mural on the two surfaces on the underpass of the bridge located on F Street SE between 4th Street SE and 5th Street SE. The location is located... 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...

Washington Stories Fund Grant

Humanities Washington Letters of Intent due 6/10/2019, full applications due 7/22/2019 Humanities Washington is now accepting applications from organizations throughout the state for our Washington Stories Fund award. Four grants of up to $5,000 each are available for... Read more...

Covington signature art piece – call to artists

Covington Arts Commission Submission deadline: 4/22/2019, 5 PM The City of Covington and the Covington Arts Commission announce a Call for Artists to submit proposals for the signature piece of public art to be permanently installed in the main entrance of Covington... Read more...

Dance Formation Team Auditions

Pacific Ballroom Dance Dates: 6/14-22/2019 Formation Team auditions for the 2019-20 season will be held in June and are open to students in grades 4-12. All auditions will take place at the PBD studio in Auburn (1604 15th St SW #109, Auburn, WA). Auditions will be... Read more...

Washington State Arts Apprenticeship Program

Center for Washington Cultural Traditions DEADLINE EXTENDED: 5/13/2019 The Washington State Heritage Arts Apprenticeship Program is now accepting applications for its 2019-2020 program year. Applications are being accepted until April 12, 2019 Participants will be... 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...

Opportunity grants

Humanities Washington No deadline Humanities Washington is currently accepting applications for $1,000 Opportunity grants, which are awarded year-round with no deadlines to apply. Applications must be received at least eight weeks before the date of the event. Find... 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...