SoCoCulture Opportunities

Call to King County Artists

4Culture Submission deadline: 1/13/2020, 4 PM Gallery 4Culture, located at 101 Prefontaine Place S, Seattle, presents the work of outstanding independent artists living in King County. The Gallery’s 1,000 square foot exhibition space is located on the... Read more...

Tukwila Holiday Lights

City of Tukwila Application deadline: 12/6/2019, Noon The City of Tukwila invites Tukwila residents and business owners to show off their holiday spirit with bold and beautiful light displays. Winners will receive an official yard sign declaring lighting excellence... Read more...

Traffic Control Boxes in White Center

Artist Mousy DeVilla Art submission deadline: 12/20/2019, 7 PM Hello! My name is Cecelia DeLeon aka Mousy DeVilla. I am a Visual Artist and I was recently awarded a grant from 4Culture to create an art work for the community of White Center. I held an art session on... Read more...

Creative Justice mentor artists needed

Creative Justice Creative Justice builds community with those youth most impacted by the justice system. We offer an arts-based alternative to secure detention for youth involved or at risk of involvement with King County’s juvenile court. Creative Justice works to... Read more...

Vets Engaged Mini Grants

King County Application deadline: 12/31/2019 or until funds run out VETS ENGAGED is a social engagement funding program of the 2018-2023 King County Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy – the VSHSL. It awards mini grants of $9,999 for entities to convene... Read more...

Busking at Light Rail Stations in South King County

Sound Transit Sound Transit allows busking at both Tukwila International Boulevard Station and Angle Lake Station. To perform at these sites, buskers must follow the guidelines below. • Busking operates on a first-come, first-served basis. • Buskers can only perform... Read more...

KCLS Reel Fest call for films

King County Library System Date: 1/15/2020 What does the library mean to you? Share your library story in a two-minute film, and win up to $1,000 and the chance to premiere your film at KCLS Reel Fest in March 2020! Do you have a story about an experience or resource... Read more...

Call for exhibition proposals

Helen S. Smith Gallery/Green River College Application deadline: 1/1/2020 The Helen S. Smith Gallery on the Green River College Campus is currently requesting exhibition proposals for our 2020-2021 exhibition cycle.  Artists will be selected by invitation and from... Read more...

Call to artists for pop-up art exhibit opportunity

Burien Arts Association Open until filled Burien Arts Association, a local non-profit arts and cultural organization in Burien, calls for art for the 2020 Burien Arts Association Lobby Wall monthly shows at the Burien Community Center. Location, Burien Arts Community... Read more...

Open submissions period for poetry

Poetry Northwest Now through 1/15/2020 Poetry Northwest is published semi-annually in June and December. We also publish new work (poetry, reviews, interviews, features and essays on poetics or the intersections of poetry and civic life, arts, and sciences) on our... Read more...

RFP – all creatives

Rhododendon Species Botanical Garden We’re looking for creatives, artists, gardeners, performers, and plant enthusiasts to collaborate with! E-mail Info@RhodyGarden.org with your ideas on how we might work together to activate the Garden with exciting new... 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...

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...