SoCoCulture Opportunities

Auburn Days Parade registration

City of Auburn Registration deadline: 7/26/2018 The Auburn Days Parade has been an Auburn tradition for decades and is the kick-off to AuburnFest. The Parade will feature a variety of marching bands, drill teams, dancers, one-of-a-kind cars, plus so much more. The... Read more...

Hiring a development and communications director

Para los Niños Application deadline: closing when position is filled Founded and led by Latino parents, Para Los Nin?os (PLN) transforms communities by providing equal access opportunities to education, arts and culture, and civic engagement for Latinos living in... Read more...

Hiring a youth community organizer

Para los Niños Application deadline: closing when position is filled Founded and led by Latino parents, Para Los Niños (PLN) transforms communities by providing equal access opportunities to education, arts and culture, and civic engagement for Latinos living in South... Read more...

Art proposals now being accepted

Washington State Convention Center Art Committee Application deadline: 8/24/2018 Proposals are now being accepted for the Convention Center’s quarterly rotating art program for calendar years 2019 and 2020. “The Galleries” at the WSCC are open daily from 6:00 a.m. to... Read more...

Summer youth docent program

Washington State History Museum Dates: 7/24 – 8/24/2018 Youth entering grades 8-11 next fall are invited to join the Youth Docent Program at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma. Youth docents go behind the scenes and discover how exhibits are created,... 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...

Washington State Teaching Artist Training Lab

Washington State Arts Commission Deadline: 7/18/2018 (but apply by June 11 and receive a $50 tuition discount!) The Teaching Artist Training (TAT) Lab is a seven-month professional development program with a focus on supporting arts education as part of basic... Read more...

Teaching artists roster

Washington State Arts Commission Application deadline: 7/2/2018 The Roster of Teaching Artists is a resource directory of high-quality teaching artists who are especially well suited for working with K-12 public schools.Teaching artists wishing to be included on the... 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...

Collections Care grants

4Culture Deadline: 6/27/2018, 5 PM 4Culture’s Collections Care grant program helps King County’s archivists, librarians, and historians protect the real, tangible objects that make up history so that the generations of today and tomorrow can continue to learn... Read more...

Opening – ASO executive director

Auburn Symphony Orchestra Application deadline: 5/30/2018 The Auburn Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) who will serve as the chief administrative officer, to manage the orchestra’s human and financial resources, and facilitate all aspects... 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...

Nominations for Governor’s Arts & Heritage Awards

  Washington State Arts Commission Nomination deadline: 7/9/2018 ArtsWA will be accepting nominations for the 2018 Governor’s Arts & Heritage Awards until July 9, 2018. Several new Arts Award categories have been added this year, including Arts Legacy, Arts... Read more...

Call for entries – On the Water

Kent Arts Commission Submissions accepted now through 6/30/2018 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 April... Read more...

AuburnFest

City of Auburn Date: 8/11/2018 AuburnFest is a summertime family-fun festival that will include two entertainment stages, craft and specialty vendors, a car show, literary showcase, small press fair, hands-on art activities and more. For more information and... Read more...

Snap Grants

ArtsWA Rolling application period: 7/1 – 12/31/2018 Snap Grants is a rolling grants program aimed at supporting small community groups and organizations producing projects or events with arts and culture as a primary or significant component. Designed as an... Read more...

Call for exhibition proposals

Helen S. Smith Gallery Application deadline: 7/1/2018 The Helen S. Smith Gallery on the main campus of Green River College Campus is currently accepting proposals for solo or curated group exhibitions that will take place January 2019 through December 2019. The... 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 February on a rolling basis, so early... Read more...

City of Opportunity Scholarship Program

City of Tukwila Application deadline: 3/30/2018 Tukwila’s City of Opportunity Scholarship Program was established in 2014. The mission of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to high school students who reside in Tukwila to support their... Read more...

Songwriters Lab for young musicians

Seattle Theatre Group Application deadline: 7/9/2018 Seattle Theatre Group (STG) is now accepting applications for this year’s annual Songwriters Lab. STG’s Songwriters Lab is for young musicians (ages 14 – 19) interested in pursuing their artistic... 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...

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...

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...