SoCoCulture Opportunities

Call for performers – Renton Multicultural Festival

City of Renton Application deadline: 6/1/2017 The City of Renton is looking for performers for its Second Annual Renton Multicultural Festival, which will be held on Friday, September 22, 2017 from 7-10 PM at Carco Theatre and Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 2-8... Read more...

Traffic cabinet wrap project – Kent

Kent Arts Commission Deadline: 6/30/2017 The Kent Arts Commission invites artists to submit qualifications to create artwork designs to be reproduced as vinyl wraps and applied to traffic signal cabinets in the city. This opportunity is open to professional and... Read more...

Call to artists – Piano in the Park opportunity

Federal Way Arts Commission Application deadline: 6/2/2017 The City of Federal Way Arts Commission invites local artists to submit a mural design as a launch to the City’s first Piano in the Park program this summer. The piano will be displayed for the summer... Read more...

Collections care funding

4Culture Application deadline: 6/28/2017, 5 PM A Collections Care project might encompass a new storage system, display mount, or digital scanner. Things like shelves and cases can mean the difference between a piece of history or art being lost or being preserved for... Read more...

Des Moines Library Teen Photography Contest

Des Moines Library Submission dates: 5/1-5/31/2017 Des Moines Library is holding a photography contest for teens! The theme for the contest is “What Makes Des Moines Great” and images should reflect that theme. The contest runs from May 1 – May 31, 2017.... Read more...

Governor’s Arts and Heritage Awards

Washington State Arts Commission Nomination window: 5/1 – 6/26/2017 ArtsWA is once again seeking nominations for the Governor’s Arts & Heritage Awards (GAHA). Nominations will be accepted May 1 to June 26, 2017. The 2017 GAHA recipients will be... Read more...

Opportunity grants

Humanities Washington Available to small or rural organizations for public presentations. Opportunity grants do not require a funding match and organizations may request up to $1,000. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year until all funds are... Read more...

Washington Stories Fund

Humanities Washington Application deadline: Letters of intent due June 9; full proposals due July 21 Awarded once per year to projects that highlight the little-known stories of a person or group whose contributions add to the cultural richness and health of... Read more...

5th annual jazz composition contest for women

Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra Deadline: 6/18/2017 Entries will be accepted from women only. All entries for the 2017 contest must be a drum feature. The winning and honorable mention compositions will be performed and recorded live by the Seattle Women’s Jazz... Read more...

Grants for Artist Projects

Artist Trust Deadline: 5/15/2017 Grants for Artist Projects (GAP) provide support for artist-generated projects, which can include (but are not limited to) the development, completion or presentation of new work in any discipline. Amount awarded: $1500. In addition to... Read more...

On-site reviewers needed

4Culture Do you like going to arts or heritage events around King County for free? Do you have experience in one or more artforms, or with King County heritage? Are you a thoughtful and articulate writer? Then you could become an On-Site Reviewer for 4Culture!... 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 outdoor events and festivals throughout the summer. If you are interested, please view the details and application guidelines here. For questions or to... Read more...

Community 4Culture

4Culture Rolling deadline, beginning 9/2016 Community 4Culture is a new grant program that aims to sustain an arts and cultural community reflective of King County’s diverse populations, and seeks to connect with groups and communities that 4Culture has not been... 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...

Free to SoCo members – organizational assessment

EntrePre Arts EntrePre Arts Consulting provides services in nonprofit board development, enterprise management, revenue strategies and engagement strategies for non-profit arts organizations facing opportunities for growth. Anna Brodie and Nancy Gosen are offering... 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...

Free management strategy consultation

Free Consultation on Good Management Strategies for Cultural Organizations. This offer is exclusive to SoCoCulture members only. Marcia Holland, CAE, CEO, of Outcomes Unlimited, LLC, and a member of the SoCoCulture leadership team, is offering free, two-hour... Read more...