Pierce County now accepting art grant applications

Applications are now being accepted for the Pierce County Art Grant program. The program is designed to increase access to the arts, develop educational programs, provide support for unincorporated and underserved areas of Pierce County, and celebrate cultural diversity.
This opportunity is open to nonprofit organizations located in Pierce County offering arts education, art programming or art experiences to lower-income youth who reside in unincorporated Pierce County. The art project must take place between Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2023, and support one of the following categories:
• Student musical instruments
• Performance arts
• Or other art disciplines
Awards range from $500 to $5,000. Applications can be submitted online by 4 p.m. on Jan. 25. Visit piercecountywa.gov/ArtGrant for more information.
A virtual application workshop take place from 10:30-11 a.m. Wednesday to help answer questions about the program. To join the online workshop or to apply, visit the Art Grant program website.
The Pierce County Arts Commission has been offering the Pierce County Art Grant program since 1986. In 2021, Pierce County awarded $23,000 in grants, which funded five projects, served 4,300 youth and provided programming in 35 Pierce County schools.


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