2024 Community Arts Projects funding
The deadline for the Tacoma Arts Commission’s 2024 Community Arts Projects funding application is Monday, October 30, 2023, at 11:59 pm. If you are planning to apply but haven’t already, please follow this link for the 2024 Community Arts Projects guidelines and application instructionshttps://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/cityoftacoma.us18.list-manage.com/track/click?u=dab5c8dcabb4a48a61875c4b8&id=c5fd1b3efa&e=884d82c518__;!!CRCbkf1f!TsQTTGumqtcjcauFWRMYMYoOq1BZZHxYIOjfyO-8C3b4bZJIknXW5HM5STeVHdWnfVvAMusMseGzl79Gij0WUsfkfGLmECYLUg$.
Do you know of a Tacoma-based group that might be interested in this funding opportunity? Please pass this info along to them!
Previously funded projects have included (clockwise from upper left: artistic programming for Tacoma Light Trail; Black Art and Black Artists exhibit and programming at Tacoma Community College; multi-disciplinary programming at Tacoma Ocean Fest; creation of a public mural, including community painting day, at Making a Difference Foundation’s building in the McKinley District; Blue Cactus Press’ publication of Less Desolate, a haiku graphic novel, and accompanying workshop; and arts and cultural programming at Asia Pacific Cultural Center’s New Year Celebration.
Application Deadline: October 30, 2023, 11:59 pm
Funding: $3,000 or $6,000
Eligibility extends to private non-profit corporations with a 501(c) designation, organized groups of people working together for a specific mission or purpose, for-profit businesses or educational institutions producing projects that are non-profit in nature, and tribes or Native non-profit organizations.
Applicants are required to have offices or their place of business within Tacoma or, if they have no offices, a majority of their activities must take place within Tacoma city limits. Other eligibility requirements apply. See guidelines for complete termshttps://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/cityoftacoma.us18.list-manage.com/track/click?u=dab5c8dcabb4a48a61875c4b8&id=54e776d9fc&e=884d82c518__;!!CRCbkf1f!TsQTTGumqtcjcauFWRMYMYoOq1BZZHxYIOjfyO-8C3b4bZJIknXW5HM5STeVHdWnfVvAMusMseGzl79Gij0WUsfkfGJl56zhow$.
The City of Tacoma is now accepting Community Arts Projects funding applications from eligible organizations and groups producing publicly accessible arts programming, across all artistic disciplines, within Tacoma city limits in 2024.
Community Arts Projects funding can be used for a variety of projects including, but not limited to, artistic presentations, activities, events, workshops, experiences, festivals, performances, or other projects that are accessible to the general public – either in-person and/or virtually. Funded projects must be completed between January 1 - December 31, 2024.
In alignment with Tacoma City Council Resolution 40622https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/cityoftacoma.us18.list-manage.com/track/click?u=dab5c8dcabb4a48a61875c4b8&id=26ede187f4&e=884d82c518__;!!CRCbkf1f!TsQTTGumqtcjcauFWRMYMYoOq1BZZHxYIOjfyO-8C3b4bZJIknXW5HM5STeVHdWnfVvAMusMseGzl79Gij0WUsfkfGK_F7u0zA$, the Tacoma Arts Commission is committed to sustained and transformational anti‐racist work, including investing in communities most impacted by racial, social, and economic inequity. This includes emerging and grassroots groups directly serving their communities and collaborations between organizations. All applications will be reviewed, and funding decisions made, using the evaluation criteria listed in the funding guidelines. An applicant’s proposed project does not need to meet any of the funding priorities listed below to be considered for funding. But, as part of the funding allocation process, the panel will prioritize funding for applicants or projects that meet one or more of the following:
A virtual application workshop was held on October 10. First time applicants are strongly encouraged to watch the recording of the application workshophttps://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/cityoftacoma.us18.list-manage.com/track/click?u=dab5c8dcabb4a48a61875c4b8&id=ea4616441f&e=884d82c518__;!!CRCbkf1f!TsQTTGumqtcjcauFWRMYMYoOq1BZZHxYIOjfyO-8C3b4bZJIknXW5HM5STeVHdWnfVvAMusMseGzl79Gij0WUsfkfGJtNhEsSQ$, which explains and addresses questions about the application and funding program.
More Info: Visit www.cityoftacoma.org/artsoppshttps://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/cityoftacoma.us18.list-manage.com/track/click?u=dab5c8dcabb4a48a61875c4b8&id=16a09185c7&e=884d82c518__;!!CRCbkf1f!TsQTTGumqtcjcauFWRMYMYoOq1BZZHxYIOjfyO-8C3b4bZJIknXW5HM5STeVHdWnfVvAMusMseGzl79Gij0WUsfkfGJAjOj4fg$ for complete information about this opportunity
How to Apply: Visit https://tacomaarts.submittable.com/submithttps://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/cityoftacoma.us18.list-manage.com/track/click?u=dab5c8dcabb4a48a61875c4b8&id=a964a89671&e=884d82c518__;!!CRCbkf1f!TsQTTGumqtcjcauFWRMYMYoOq1BZZHxYIOjfyO-8C3b4bZJIknXW5HM5STeVHdWnfVvAMusMseGzl79Gij0WUsfkfGKUjHUv1w$
Questions? Contact Naomi Strom-Avila at firstname.lastname@example.org:email@example.com?subject=Community%20Arts%20Projects%20inquiry or (253) 591-5191