SoCoCulture Opportunities

Mary Olson Farm Artist in Residence

City of Auburn Application deadline: 3/21/2018, 11 PM The Mary Olson Farm Artist in Residence is a new program offering an annual opportunity for an artist to pursue their work in, and to be inspired by, the unique and beautiful setting of the Mary Olson Farm in... Read more...

Covington City Hall Art Gallery – call for artists

Covington Arts Commission Submission deadline: 2/28/2018, 3 PM The City of Covington, in conjunction with the Covington Arts Commission, is currently accepting submissions from local and regional visual artists to exhibit their original artwork during the 2018 gallery... Read more...

First Step Grants

ArtsWA Application deadline: 3/20/2018 The Washington State Arts Commission’s First Step grants support arts organizations, schools, nonprofits, and government agencies committed to building community partnerships that improve the quality and quantity of arts... Read more...

Contest for unpublished work

Pacific Northwest Writers Association Deadline: 3/23/2018 Are you ready for feedback? The PNWA Literary Contest offers that opportunity. Every entry receives two valuable critiques – feedback that will help you grow as a writer. 12 Categories (Limit one entry per... Read more...

Call for art – Kent Creates

Kent Arts Commission Deadline: 3/31/2018 The Kent Arts Commission is seeking entries for an online exhibit via Kent Creates, a web platform for sharing art, culture, and creative endeavors. The most recent exhibit for Kent Creates is open January 24 through March 31... Read more...

SubPop 2018 Loser Scholarship

Sub Pop Records Deadline: 3/21/2018 Sub Pop Records in Seattle, WA is offering a grand total of $15,000 worth of college scholarship money to three eligible high school seniors. There are three scholarships—one for $7,000, one for $5,000 and one for $3,000. As... Read more...

Airport Community Ecology Fund

Port of Seattle Application deadline: by Noon on 3/26/2018 The Airport Community Ecology (ACE) Fund, authorized by the Port of Seattle Commission in November 2016, recognizes that neighboring communities that experience more impacts from airport operations should also... Read more...

Global Classroom’s World Citizen Essay Contest

World Affairs Council Deadline: 3/16/2018 The goal of the World Citizen Essay Contest is to promote discussion among students, teachers, families, and community members about the ways that individuals can effect positive change in the global community. The... Read more...

Washington Trust’s PreserveWA Fellowship

Washington Trust for Historic Preservation Application deadline: 2/15/2018 Washington Trust’s PreserveWA Fellowship opportunity. This is an effort to bring fresh and diverse voices to the fields of historic preservation and downtown revitalization. The fellowship... Read more...

Radioactive’s 2018 Summer Workshop

Jack Straw Cultural Center and KUOW Early application deadline: 3/6/2018 Jack Straw is partnering with KUOW to present this summer’s RadioActive summer journalism workshop. In this fun, challenging, and hands-on workshop, youth ages 15-18 learn about journalism,... Read more...

2018 Bach in the Subways seeks musicians

Bach in the Subways Performance dates: 3/21-3/25/2018 Artists are encouraged to register for Bach in the Subway 2018, which features artists performing Bach pieces in various locations throughout King County. Artists can pre-reserve spaces for 2018, set for March 21... Read more...

4Culture Preservation Special Projects

4Culture Application deadline: 2/28/2018, 5 PM Preservation Special Projects funds the activities that are the building blocks of preserving our historic buildings and spaces in King County: neighborhood surveys, landmark nominations, building assessments, planning... Read more...

4Culture Art Projects Funding

4Culture  Application deadline: 3/7/2018, 5 PM Art Projects grants fuel the experiences, sights, and sounds that make up the cultural fabric of King County. From powwows to poetry—if you are sharing your work with the public, we can help you bring your ideas to life.... Read more...

4Culture Heritage Projects Funding

4Culture Deadline: 3/7/2018, 5 PM As historians and researchers in King County work to uncover our region’s history, we learn more about where we come from and where we can go. Through Heritage Projects, 4Culture supports the people and organizations in King County... Read more...

AASLH Awards

American Association for State and Local History Deadline: 3/1/2018 Are you a heritage organization who has accomplished a noteworthy exhibit, program, project, or publication in the last 18 months? Nominations are now open for the American Association for State and... Read more...

Call for applications – ArtsWA Public Artist Roster

ArtsWA Application deadline: 6/26/2018 An open call is issued every three years by the Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) for the selection of artists for Washington’s Public Artist Roster, a pre-qualified list of visual artists eligible to create... 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...