Seattle Arts & Culture Office Announces 2014 Community Event & Festival Grants

FestivalPlayerThe Office of Arts & Culture’s Neighborhood & Community Arts program is announcing the availability of grants for 2014.  The Neighborhood & Community Arts program helps Seattle’s neighborhood arts councils and community-based groups produce festivals and events that enhance the visibility of neighborhoods, promote cultural participation, celebrate diversity and build community through arts and culture.

In 2013, the program provided $1,200 each to 40 organizations to support annual public festivals and events. The 2013 Morgan Community Festival was a recipient of a $1200 grant to support the musicians and BubbleMan.

Eligibility:
Neighborhood arts councils and community-based groups may seek support for a recurring festival or event that has been in existence for at least one year, has a significant arts and cultural component, is open to the public and takes place in Seattle. Applicants do not have to have 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.

Deadline:
11:00 pm, Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Application:
Find the guidelines and online application here.

Information Session:
5:30 to 7 pm., Thursday, Sept. 12 at the 2100 Building.
Pick up pointers on putting together an effective application. RSVP to Jenny Crooks, 206-684-7084, by Tuesday, September 10.

Info:
Jenny Crooks, 206-684-7084

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