City art funding available to students, art programs

Posted on December 21st, 2011 by Editor

Individual teaching artists, artist teams, arts and cultural organizations, and youth-service agencies with nonprofit status or fiscal sponsorship are now eligible to apply for up to $10,000 in city funding.

Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs is accepting project applications for its Youth Arts program, which supports after-school arts training in a variety of artistic disciplines, including visual and literary arts, theater, music, dance and film.

Youth Arts prioritizes youth or communities with limited or no access to the arts. Funding awards may range up to $10,000 for projects that will take place between September 2012 and September 2013.

The application deadline is 11 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. For information, contact Irene Gómez at (206) 684-7310 or You can find the application by clicking here.

And if you don’t know much about he program, informational workshops are scheduled:

Program and Application Overview 
is 1:30-3:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 9, at the Beacon Hill Branch, The Seattle Public Library, 2821 Beacon Ave. S

Schedule a 15-minute appointment with a project manager to receive feedback on your draft application. Advance registration is required. Contact Irene Gomez at or (206) 684-7310. Space is limited.

Application Draft Review Session 1
is from 3-5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Coyote Central, 2300 E. Cherry St.

Application Draft Review Session 2
is from 2-4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 30, at the Montlake branch of The Seattle Public Library, 2401 24th Ave. E.

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