SoCoCulture Opportunities

ArtsWA 2019 Curator Roster

Washington State Arts Commission Application Deadline: September 27, 2019 The Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) is now accepting applications for its 2019 Curator Roster, which will be active for a three-year period. Arts in Public Places project managers and... Read more...

RapidRide Expansion Art Master Plan

4Culture and King County Metro Application deadline: 9/16/2019, 4 PM Budget: $50,000 [Budget is inclusive of artist fee, travel, and applicable taxes. A separate contingency fund has been established for the development of the master plan documentation.] Eligibility:... Read more...

Rainier Youth Choirs auditions

Rainier Youth Choirs Auditions being scheduled now RYC is a non-profit community music education and choral performance organization in South King County. Each week, 100 youth from different backgrounds and communities gather to make music. With six ensembles that... Read more...

Communications and Events Manager opening

Auburn Symphony Orchestra Application deadline: 9/2/2019 Auburn Symphony Orchestra is seeking a Communications and Events Manager to lead the marketing, design, and patron service areas of the organization. Reporting to the Executive Director, this role plays an... Read more...

Auditions for ChoralSounds Northwest

ChoralSounds Northwest Date: Through the month of September, by appointment Interested in auditioning to sing with ChoralSounds Northwest for the 2018-2019 season? Contact Northwest Associated Arts at info@nwassociatedarts.org or 206-246-6040 for more information and... Read more...

Arts Alive exhibit – call for entries

Federal Way Arts Commission Submission date: 9/11/2019, 3-5 PM The Arts Alive Juried Art Exhibition is a program designed to give regional artists an opportunity to display their works at Federal Way City Hall Gallery, 33325 8th Avenue S, Federal Way. Artists working... Read more...

Call to photographers

Northwest Symphony Orchestra Submission deadline: 9/2/2019 Photographers are invited to submit their photos of Mount Rainier, North Cascades and Olympic National Parks as part of the Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s National Parks concert at Benaroya. NWSO 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...

Airport Community Ecology fund

Port of Seattle Application deadline: 9/9/2019 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 experience... Read more...

Communities of Opportunity funding

Communities of Opportunity Application deadline: 9/16/2019 Communities of Opportunity (COO), a partnership between King County and the Seattle Foundation, invites multi-year proposals from organizations working to advance racial equity through systems and policy... 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...

Landmarks Capital grant

4Culture Application deadline: 9/25/2019, 5 PM If you own a historic landmark in King County don’t miss this opportunity to apply for funds to repair or restore it. This program funds bricks-and-mortar projects that contribute to the region’s identity and can... Read more...

2020 Burien Arts and Culture Fund

Burien Arts Commission Application deadline: 8/16/2019 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 will... Read more...

Call for art and artists – Burien Art Market

Burien Arts Association Application deadline for panel participant artists: Extended to 8/24/2019 Application deadline for Art for the Store: 10/17/2019 New this fall, the Burien Arts Association is presenting the Burien Art Market, formerly called Vision 20/20. The... 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...

Transformer utility box artwork project

City of Maple Valley Deadline: 8/30/2019, 5 PM The City of Maple Valley invites local professional artists/artist teams to submit qualifications for consideration to design site-specific artwork to enhance a large transformer utility box located at Summit Park. The... Read more...

Executive director search

Project Feast Position start date: 9/2019 The Project Feast board is recruiting a new Executive Director. Project Feast founder and current Executive Director Veena Prasad is stepping down to prioritize family matters. The planned timing for a new Executive Director... Read more...

Audition for Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra

Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra Audition dates: 8/5-26/2019 We have a fantastic season planned for 2019-2020! Our season includes great concerts with themes, fun community based performances, our Roaring 20’s themed Gala, performance at Benaroya Hall, trip... Read more...

Native education literacy and culture specialist

Highline School District Application deadline: Open until filled (position was posted on 6/27/2019) The Native Education Literacy and Culture Specialist supports equitable access to high quality, culturally-responsive, language and literacy learning opportunities for... 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...

Call to artists – Art on Main

City of Auburn Application deadline: 8/21/2019 Art on Main – Artists are selected through an annual application process to install 3-dimensional or multi-media art installations in a public window-front exhibition space in downtown Auburn. Eligibility: This is a... Read more...

Call to artists – Auburn Art Galleries

City of Auburn Application deadline: 8/21/2019 Artists are selected through an annual application process for exhibitions in three city gallery spaces, showcasing diverse artworks by regional artists. Eligibility: This is a call to artists with no geographical... Read more...

Auburn 2020 Project Support Grants

City of Auburn Application deadline: 9/17/2019, midnight The purpose of the Project Support Grant program is to provide support to arts-related projects and programs within the City of Auburn. A portion of the funding for this particular grant comes from 4Culture.... Read more...

Mini grants for Tukwila artists

Tukwila Arts  Offering up to $250 for your project – young people and people speaking languages other than English strongly encouraged to apply. Must be a Tukwila resident to apply for this grant. E-mail your idea to Olisa Enrico at tukwilaair.river@gmail.com or... Read more...

Mini grants for Duwamish River projects

Tukwila Arts  Offering up to $250 for your project – must be related to the Duwamish River and must have a creative component. Young people and people speaking languages other than English strongly encouraged to apply. E-mail your idea to Sarah Kavage, Duwamish... 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...