At a press conference this morning, the City of Seattle announced its financial commitment for 12th Avenue Arts. Before a crowd of our peers from organizations around the City, Mayor Mike McGinn and Office of Housing Director Rick Hooper announced a $7.66 million award to our project. This exciting milestone paves the way for 12th Read more..
We have some exciting news regarding Arts Crush and we need your help! Arts Crush was selected to compete for the June Pepsi Challenge Grant in the Pepsi Refresh Project. This means we are one of only 10 ideas competing for $50,000! This is an incredible opportunity that could have a tremendous impact on this Read more..
The Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs is accepting applications for the 2011 CityArtists Projects, a program designed to financially assist local artists. Funding is available for up to $10,000. CityArtist Projects is an annual funding program that provides support to individual Seattle artists to conceive, develop and present new, in-progress or remounted works Read more..
According to the New York Times, The Ford Foundation will announce today the Supporting Diverse Arts Spaces Initiative, a grant program intended to give $100 million over the next decade. The grants will not only go toward existing art spaces but will also be used to construct new locations. From the article: Grant applications seeking Read more..
In December 2009, the MetLife Innovative Space Awards announced awards ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to provide support for six winning projects. The ISA is a competitive national awards program developed by LINC and MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning in partnership with both the MetLife Foundation and the Ford Foundation. The program emphasizes Read more..
Photo by Barbara Kinney Norm Rice, CEO of The Seattle Foundation, thinks it’s time to rethink “charity.” According to the Seattle Times, Rice hopes to receive millions of smaller donations for the Foundation rather than the hundreds of large donations it now depends on. The former Seattle mayor hopes to move away from the Read more..
4Culture’s Blog today announced the recipients of the federal stimulus funding for King County arts programs. The federal stimulus was created to “extend or restore threatened salaried and contract jobs” on both sides, corporate as well as artistic. Among the theatre groups chosen for stimulus funds: SecondStory Repertory, Centerstage Theatre, ArtsWest, Kirkland Performance Center, and Read more..