2021 Arts Grants Available

2021 Arts Grants Available
Posted on 03/04/2021
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City of Renton SealMarch 4, 2021

City of Renton Contacts
Jessie Kotarski, Senior Economic Development Specialist, 425-430-6581
Preeti Shridhar, Deputy Public Affairs Administrator, 425-430-6569

Deadline is rolling. Applications are reviewed as received.

RENTON, WA – Renton Municipal Arts Commission is accepting grant applications to fund 2021 arts and culture projects in Renton.

Image advertising Grants available for 2021Funding is available for art, cultural and heritage projects that serve residents and visitors in Renton. The program also encourages innovative projects that showcase Renton’s cultural diversity, increase our understanding of ourselves as individuals and a society, and inspire new forms of creative participation and growth opportunities, particularly for underserved groups.

Awards range from $500 to $10,000, and applications can be submitted at any time. Applications are reviewed and presented to the arts commission on the first Tuesday of the month. Projects should be completed by December 31, 2021.

On Wednesday, April 7, at 7 p.m., the commission will host a virtual grant workshop. The workshop is an opportunity to meet the commission members, ask questions, review the application process and connect with other applicants. The workshop is casual, with no pre-registration required-email arts@rentonwa.gov for the link.

The application is available online. Any questions concerning the application process may be directed to Jessie Kotarski at 425-430-6581 or via email at arts@rentonwa.gov.

About the City of Renton

The City of Renton, Washington, with a population of 105,500 (2020), 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 the attention of nationally recognized companies that are providing 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 can be found on our website, news releases, or Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor pages. 

About the Renton Municipal Arts Commission

Renton Municipal Arts Commission was formed over fifty years ago to act in an advisory capacity to the city government in connection with the city's artistic and cultural development and as stewards of the City of Renton art collection. The commission strives to support and connect people with arts and culture endeavors in the Renton community. For more information about the Renton Municipal Arts Commission, contact arts@rentonwa.gov or visit facebook.com/rentonarts.

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