SoCoCulture Opportunities

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...

Blue Poppy Day – call to artists

City of Federal Way Application deadline: 4/1/2019, 4 PM The City of Federal Way Arts Commission in partnership with the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden (RSBG) and the Pacific Bonsai Museum announces a Call for Artists for the annual event Blue Poppy Day – A... Read more...

Piano in the Park call to artists – Federal Way

Federal Way Arts Commission Submission deadline: 3/29/2019 The City of Federal Way Arts Commission invites local artists to submit a mural design as a launch to the first Piano in the Park program this summer. The piano will be displayed for the summer months at Town... Read more...

Densho Artists Initiative 2019 – call for proposals

Densho Deadline: 3/28/2019 Densho preserves and shares history of the WWII incarceration of Japanese Americans to promote equity and justice today. Learn more at www.densho.org. This is opportunity is made possible thanks in part to funding from ArtsFund. For the... Read more...

2019 Tukwila City of Opportunity Scholarship

City of Tukwila Application deadline: 3/29/2019 The City of Tukwila Scholarship Program was established in 2014. The mission of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to individuals enrolled for undergraduate study in community colleges, colleges, trade... 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 Application deadline: 4/12/2019 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...

ArtsWA Arts in Education Grants

Washington State Arts Commission Application deadline: 3/20/19, 5 PM First Step grants support new and growing community partnerships committed to arts education as part of basic education for K-12 public school students in Washington State. Community Consortium... Read more...

ArtsWA Grants to Organizations

Washington State Arts Commission See below for deadlines Level A Project Grants Application deadline: 3/11/2019, 5 PM Grants range from $1,000 to $2,500 and project must take place between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020. The Project Support Program, Level A, provides... Read more...

Renton AC seeks local artists

Renton Arts Commission The Renton Municipal Arts Commission is looking to run some new events around town focused on the arts and would like to hear from all the amazing local talent we have here in Renton and the surrounding areas.In the upcoming months, we will be... Read more...

Seeking Summer ArtRageous artist leaders

City of Auburn The City of Auburn is seeking creative teaching artists to lead art-making activities at a variety of summer outdoor events and festivals. This is a paid opportunity, and artist selection will be made starting in January on a rolling basis, so early... Read more...

Call to artists – Auburn Downtown Sculpture Gallery

City of Auburn Application deadline: 3/19/2019, 10:59 PM The City of Auburn invites sculptors to submit applications for Auburn’s Downtown Sculpture Gallery. The works selected for this public art exhibition will be on loan to the City for a period of twelve months... Read more...

Call to artists – Mary Olson Farm Artist in Residence

White River Valley Museum and City of Auburn Application deadline: 3/19/2019, 10:59 PM The Mary Olson Farm Artist in Residence is a program offering an annual opportunity for an artist to pursue their work in, and to be inspired by, the unique and beautiful setting of... Read more...

Preservation special projects grant

4Culture Application deadline: 3/6/2019, 5 PM This project grant is designed to support your efforts to preserve and safeguard a historic site or building in King County. It can fund neighborhood surveys, landmark nominations, building assessments, planning projects,... Read more...

PNWA writers contests

Pacific Northwest Writers Association Application deadline: 3/22/2019 The Pacific Northwest Writers Association has announced its 2019 schedule of awards and contests. Literary contest for unpublished works: 12 categories. You can enter multiple categories, but only... Read more...

Heritage projects grants

4Culture Application deadline: 3/5/2019 Heritage Projects support the people and organizations bringing history to life with publications, exhibitions, public programs and more. This grant supports the research, documentation and presentation of King County history... Read more...

Arts projects grants

4Culture Application deadline: 3/6/2019, 5 PM Art Projects grants fuel the experiences, sights, and sounds that make up the cultural fabric of King County. If art is at the core of what you do then this is the right grant for you. We fund artists and small arts... Read more...

Call to artists – Auburn Pianos on Parade

Auburn Arts Commission Application deadline: 3/1/2019 Seeking individual artists to participate in Auburn’s Annual Pianos on Parade program.  Artists will artistically alter benches that will be placed throughout Auburn in August 2019. Additional program... Read more...

KING FM Young Artist Awards

KING FM and Seattle Chamber Music Society Application deadline: 3/24/2019, 11:59 PM The KING FM Young Artist Awards, presented in partnership with Seattle Chamber Music Society and now in its eighth season, strives to give talented young musicians a bigger stage. This... Read more...

2019 World Citizen Essay Contest

World Affairs Council Essays due: 3/22/2019, midnight This competition is open to all Washington State students in the 3rd-12th grades. The goal of the World Citizen Essay Contest is to promote discussion among students, teachers, families, and community members about... Read more...

Euro Challenge for 9th and 10th graders

Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington Deadline for Northwest preliminary round: 3/16/2019 This is a nationwide competition for 9th and 10th grade students passionate about world history, European studies, economics, trade,... 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...

Development manager

SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve Applications accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled This is a 30 hour/week, salaried position. The Development Manager will be responsible for raising funds to support SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve’s land acquisition... Read more...

Restoration and education manager

SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve Applications accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled This is a part-time, hourly position. The Education & Restoration Manager will be responsible for oversight of the Education and Restoration Programs at SHADOW Lake... Read more...

Production crewmembers needed

Auburn Avenue Theater Open until filled The Auburn Community Players offers seven production opportunities a year. Including four main stage productions, a teen musical and two junior theater camps. We are looking to develop a roster of talented theater professionals.... Read more...

Votes for Women centennial grants program

Washington State Historical Society Deadline: 4/30/2019 Votes for Women Centennial Grants fund non-profits and public entities to support programming that celebrates the national suffrage centennial across the State of Washington. Grant applications that support the... 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...