Arts Commission accepting 2022 grant applications
Posted on 01/24/2022
Renton Municipal Arts Commission

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CITY OF RENTON
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January 24, 2022

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Jessie Kotarski, Economic Development Manager, 425-430-6581
Maryjane Van Cleave, Communications & Engagement Director, 425-430-6713

Renton Municipal Arts Commission accepting 2022 grant applications

Deadline for funding first-round projects is Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022

Logo: Renton Municipal Arts CommissionRENTON, WA – Renton Municipal Arts Commission is accepting grant applications from individuals, organizations, and community groups for art, cultural, and heritage projects that serve residents and visitors in Renton.

There will be two rounds of funding in 2022, with awards ranging from $1,000 to $10,000. Applications for the first round of funding are due on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. Priority in this round will be given for projects and events scheduled between March and June 2022. Awards will be announced by March 15.

The commission encourages innovative projects that depict Renton's cultural diversity, increase understanding of individuals and society, and inspire new forms of creative participation and growth opportunities, particularly for underserved groups.

The commission will host two Zoom question and answer sessions on Thursday, Feb. 3, from 12 to 1 p.m. and Monday, Feb. 7, from 7 to 8 p.m. The sessions are an opportunity to meet the grant committee, ask questions, and connect with other applicants. The sessions are casual and no pre-registration is required.

The grant application is online. Any questions concerning the application process may be directed to Jessie Kotarski at 425-430-6581 or [email protected].

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The City of Renton, Washington, with a population of 107,100 (2021), is located on the southeast shore of Lake Washington, just south of Seattle. Renton's strong economic base, diverse marketplace, and favorable business climate have attracted nationally recognized companies that wish to provide employees and their families an outstanding quality of life. Renton is the home of Boeing, PACCAR, IKEA, the Seattle Seahawks, and the eternal resting place of Jimi Hendrix. More information is on our website, news releases, or Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor pages.

About the Renton Municipal Arts Commission

Renton Municipal Arts Commission was formed in 1965. The members advise the city government about the artistic and cultural development and serve as stewards of the city's art collection. In addition, the commission strives to support and connect people with arts and culture endeavours in the Renton community. For more information about the Renton Municipal Arts Commission, contact [email protected] or visit facebook.com/rentonarts.

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