Grants available for art, heritage and preservation projects

  • Tuesday, February 6, 2018 12:25pm
  • ArtsNews

Grants to support projects that have the arts, heritage and preservation at their core are currently being offered by 4Culture, King County’s cultural funding agency. Those eligible to apply must live in King County, be at least 18 years old and working on a project in one of the program areas. Deadlines are Feb. 28 and March 7.

The Art Projects grant is for artists and arts groups to create new work, pursue opportunities, pay for materials, and more. It is open to all creative disciplines including music, media, dance, theater, literature and visual art. Deadline is Wednesday, March 7.

The Heritage Projects grant would provide funds individuals and organizations making history relevant and provocative through exhibits, publications and oral histories. Grants support documenting, showcasing and interpreting King County history will be offered. Deadline is Wednesday, March 7.

The Preservation Special Projects grant supports neighborhood surveys, landmark nominations, and building assessments – important documentation necessary to keep historic landmarks beautiful. The grant can also be used to hire experts and for advocacy efforts. Projects that use technology to reach audiences new to preservation are encouraged. Deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 28.

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact 4Culture staff directly with questions or attend a free, information workshop about how to write a grant.

Contacts for Art Projects: Individual artists should contact Heather Dwyer, heather.dwyer@4culture.org or 206.263.1597. Groups should contact Doreen Mitchum, Doreen.mitchum@4culture.org or 206.263.1605

For Heritage Projects: Brian Carter at brian.carker@4culture.org or 206.263.1605

For Preservation Special Projects: Brandi Link at brandi.link@4culture.org or 206.263.1593

More information can be found at 4culture.org/project-grants/

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