SoCoCulture Opportunities

Youth Action Team to Address Play Equity

King County Play Equity Coalition Deadline: 10/7/2022 KCPEC is a network of 100+ members dedicated to challenging and changing systems so we can center physical activity as a key part of healthy youth development. The Youth Aciton Team is a youth leadership gruop of... Read more...

Scholarship for Young Writers

Interlochen Arts Academy Deadline: 11/6/2022, 8:59 PM Young writers in grades 8-11 are invited to apply to Interlochen Arts Academy’s renowned creative writing program to compete for a full-tuition scholarship funded by the Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Foundation.... Read more...

Hiring Maritime Storytelling Intern

Washington Trust for Historic Preservation Applications due: 10/13/2022 Are you a passionate undergraduate or graduate student in the fields of history, journalism, or communications who has strong research and writing skills and is looking for a paid internship this... Read more...

Festival of Trees Participation Call

White River Valley Museum Deadline: 10/6/2022, Noon For its third annual Festival of Trees exhibit, the White River Valley Museum is looking for local arts and cultural professionals to interpret the word “Dreamscapes” for tree inspiration. Only 12 applications will... Read more...

Jack Straw Writers Program

Jack Straw Cultural Center Deadline: 10/31/2022 The Jack Straw Writers Program offer established and emerging artists in diverse disciplines an opportunity to explore the creative use of sound in a professional atmosphere through residencies in our recording studios... Read more...

National Humanities Conference Scholarships

National Humanities Alliance and the Federation of State Humanities Councils Deadline: 9/30/2022 The National Humanities Alliance (NHA) and the Federation of State Humanities Councils (Federation) are pleased to announce a new grant program to support the attendance... Read more...

Call to Photographers – SeaTac Photography Exhibit

City of SeaTac Submission Date: 9/26/2022, 9 AM – 6 PM The City of SeaTac is presenting this exhibit to show quality photography o regional photographers and to purchase photos for their permanent collection. Exhibit is open during regular building hours... Read more...

Nutcracker Auditions

Evergreen City Ballet Dates: 9/10 from 2:30-4:30 PM and 9/17 from 2-5:15 PM Evergreen City Ballet is thrilled to announce that Wade Walthall’s The Nutcracker is back live and in person this holiday season! Performance dates (subject to change) are currently... Read more...

New Writing Critique Groups

Plateau Area Writers Association The Plateau Area Writers Association has two new critique groups. One is a general writers’ group – with participants engaged in fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting, playwriting, poetry and journalism. No X-rated material is... Read more...

Call for Artists – 2023 Burien Gallery Program

City of Burien Deadline: 11/3/2022, 5 PM The City of Burien has issued a call for artists for the 2022 Burien Gallery Program. The application deadline is Thursday, November 3, 2022. There are three location options: Burien Community Center Lobby Wall—2D Only 14700... Read more...

Valerie Sivinski Fund Historic Preservation Grant

Washington Trust for Historic Preservation Deadline: 10/16/2022, 11:59 PM 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... Read more...

Sustained Support Grants

4Culture Deadline: 10/12/2022 Sustained Support can help your organization keep the lights on, and so much more! This unrestricted funding is awarded every two years through the three departments below—apply to the program that best fits your organization’s... Read more...

Audition – A Day in Hollywood / A Night in Ukraine

Renton Civic Theatre Dates: 9/26-27/2022, 7-10 PM This six-cast member show is an energetic fun and funny romp through the music, dance and comedy of the movies of the 1930’s. The cast is required to sing, dance (including tap) and act in the style of the movies of... Read more...

Washington State Poetry Outloud Competition

Washington State Arts Commission Deadline: 11/18/2022, 11:59 PM All students and schools grades 9-12 may register to participate in the Washington State Poetry Out Loud program. Poetry Out Loud uses a pyramid structure. Students advance from classroom competitions to... Read more...

National Leadership Grants for Museums

Institute of Museum & Library Services Deadline: 11/15/2022 National Leadership Grants for Museums support projects that address critical needs of the museum field and that have the potential to advance practice in the profession to strengthen museum services for... Read more...

2022 Curator Roster Call

ArtsWA Deadline: 9/27/2022 The Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA)’s Art in Public Places (AIPP) team is accepting applications to the 2022 Curator Roster Call until September 27, 2022. The Curator Roster is a list of people available to research and suggest... Read more...

Sign-ups for Rainier Youth Choirs

Rainier Youth Choirs Open now – Season runs September through June Rainier Youth Choirs is welcoming students in grades 2-12 to join for a year of song. All experience levels welcome, instrumentalists are welcome as well, to enhance your musicianship through... Read more...

2022 GAP Awards

Artist Trust Deadline: 9/26/2022, 11:59 PM In 2021, Artist Trust re-envisioned GAP (previously Grants for Artists’ Projects) as Grants for Artists’ Progress to begin reversing historic inequities in Artist Trust’s funding programs. After speaking... Read more...

Song and Spoken Word Open Mic

Maple Valley Creative Arts Council Last Thursday of every month, 7-8:30 PM Any and all are welcome to join us! Want to practice your new song or stand-up routine? Have a new poem you’d like to recite and get feedback from fellow writers? Join us! Participation... Read more...

Landmarks Capital Funding

4Culture Deadline: 9/21/2022, 5 PM The Landmarks Capital program supports the bricks-and-mortar projects that contribute to our region’s identity. Whether you are an individual owner or you represent an organization, if you are the steward of a designated... Read more...

Call for Salmon Poems

Humanities Washington Submission deadline: 9/18/2022 A note from Washington State Poet Laureate, Rena Priest: Salmon are the unsung heroes of our region. Adventurous and brave, they swim from their natal rivers out into the perils of the open ocean. Persistent,... Read more...

Call to Decatur High School Student Artists

Federal Way Arts Commission Deadline: 1/5/2023 The Federal Way Arts Commission is now accepting applications from Decatur High School scholars for innovative designs and family-oriented illustrations with bold shapes and bright, fun colors to decorate the main utility... Read more...

Federal Way Gallery Program 2023

Federal Way Arts Commission Application deadline: 10/20/2023 The City of Federal Way Arts Commission is accepting applications for the 2023 Gallery Program. A committee of the Arts Commission will select artists and determine  art placement in two galleries: The... Read more...

Arts Alive Juried Art Exhibition – Federal Way PAEC

Federal Way Arts Commission Submission date: 9/14/2022 The Arts Alive Juried Art Exhibition is a program designed to give regional artists an opportunity to display their works in a public setting. Artists working with a wide range of media are encouraged to... Read more...

LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership

Landscape Architecture Foundation Application deadline: 9/15/2022 The LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership was established to foster transformational leadership capacity and support innovation to advance the field of landscape architecture. This $25,000... Read more...

Call for Artists – Covington Utility Boxes

Covington Arts Commission Submission deadline EXTENDED: 9/22/2022, 5 PM The City of Covington and the Covington Arts Commission announce a Call for Artists for designs to transform select traffic signal cabinets within the city. This project will utilize a public art... Read more...

Working Washington Grant – Round 5

Washington Department of Commerce Application window EXTENDED: 8/17-9/9/2022 $45 million has been set aside for the cultural sector in Washington State – if you’re a small business (including sole proprietors) or organization that has been affected by the... Read more...

Auburn Arts Commission Project Support Grants

Auburn Arts Commission Deadline: 10/13/2022 Established in 2002, the primary purpose of this program is to provide support to arts-related projects and programs within the City of Auburn. The goal of the program is to encourage the growth, innovation, excellence, and... Read more...

SeaTac Art Attack

City of SeaTac Now through 9/2/2022 SeaTac is hosting a Yard Art Showcase that will run through September. This fun summer event is open to participation by SeaTac residents, who can submit new or existing yard art, working together as families or neighbors, and... Read more...

RFP – Together Center Wall Art

Together Center Deadline: 12/1/2022, 5 PM Together Center is a nonprofit human services center supporting Seattle’s Eastside since 1991. The 20+ nonprofit providers located at our campus in Redmond help thousands of people annually. With one trip to Together Center,... Read more...

Nominate an NEA Jazz Master

National Endowment for the Arts Deadline: 10/31/2022 The NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship is the highest honor that our nation bestows upon jazz musicians. Each year since 1982, the program has elevated to its ranks a select number of living legends who have made... Read more...

Call for Stories – 7 Stories, 7 Minutes

7 Stories Highline Heritage Museum Local storytellers are invited to share real experiences based on a particular theme, 7 stories told under 7 minutes. Upcoming themes: 9/23/2022 – First Job/Worst Job 10/28/2022 – Silver Linings Stories should be... Read more...

Call for Pasifika Wayfinders

Pacific Islander Community Association of Washington Every Friday, 4 PM It’s important for Pasifika youth to grow their voice and have a platform to be heard. Pasifika Wayfinders (PWF) are opening up our youth council applications again to fulfill our mission to... Read more...

SoCo Opps Bulletins

SoCoCulture Hey South King County artists! SoCoCulture has a mailing list called SoCo Opps that is expressly for artists, actors, musicians and others who are interested in receiving a listing of South King County-based (and other nearby) creative opportunities on a... Read more...

Artists Invited – Maple Valley Art Walk

Maple Valley Creative Arts Council Rotating basis ArtWalk is a partnership between the Maple Valley Creative Arts Council and local small business owners in Maple Valley. The first art walk took place in November 2014 with the idea of developing new venues for local... Read more...

Heritage Professional Development Stipend

4Culture Rolling Deadline until 10/31/2022 The Heritage Professional Development Stipend program provides stipends ranging from $100 to $1,000 for heritage practitioners in King County to participate in a professional development or career maintenance opportunity.... Read more...

Give Me Culture Grants

Kent Arts Commission Rolling deadline The City of Kent Arts Commission’s “Give Me Culture” program offers small, flexible grants to individuals, organizations and community groups for arts and culture projects and events that serve the public in Kent. Awards are... 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...

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...

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

Wayfind Wayfind is a nonprofit with a mission to improve the quality of life in Washington by providing free business legal services for nonprofits and microenterprises.Here are some examples of the legal work they can help you with: · Contracts – Review, draft, and... Read more...
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