Providing arts education throughout the Shoreline School District for 23 years. Projects place teaching artists in the classroom.
MiniGrants: For Teens and Culturally Diverse Populations
Up to a $100 grant to pay for a teacher or presenter, supplies, room…
WHAT? Projects may be one time or an on-going project in such areas as: painting, drawing, clay, photography, sewing, quilting, knitting/crocheting, singing dancing, acting/drama, music, writing, cooking, traditional craft, neighborhood or group art project, or other artistic mediums.
WHO? Any person, who wants to do hands-on arts or creative activities and considers themselves a teen and/or culturally diverse. The Arts Council believes in equity, values people from all backgrounds, and encourages active participation. Whether diversity is within the realm of ethnicity, gender, physical and mental ability, race, sexual orientation, social class, faith, religion, educational background, family status, income, areas of origin, etc., this list Is limitless and with an overarching theme of tolerance and respect.
The activity must be free to participants. Participants should be teens and/or culturally diverse populations, and number at least 5 people. Examples: If you are a Teacher or Presenter… you have a skill to share or know someone you want to learn from. If you are a Creator… you and your friends want to try something new, and learn to do it together.
Not sure where to start? The Arts Council is happy to answer your questions, help you find a teacher, and help you apply to this grant.
WHY? To encourage hands-on learning and building community through the arts.
WHERE? Anywhere in Shoreline and Lake Forest Park. Your project should take place in an accessible neighborhood venue, such as a church, school, community center, or within an after-school program etc.
The MiniGrant Application deadline is ongoing between September-May, and all applications should be received by May 31, 2017.
Notification of grant award: within 2 weeks of submitting an application.
All projects should be completed by August 31, 2017.
Checklist of Items that you will need to submit:
- Application Form: MiniGrants.Application.16-17
- If you are awarded a grant, a Project Summary & Photo(s) should be shared with the Arts Council within 2-weeks after the project ends. The summary should be about 50 words describing what you did and how the grant helped you.
All materials should be directed to Kelly Lie, firstname.lastname@example.org delivered to the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council Office, 18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline, WA 98155.
Community Project Grants
Do you need help presenting an arts event that serves your community? The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is here to help. Consider applying for a Community Award. We promote experiences in the arts to enhance the quality of life in our community. Non-profit organizations or community groups that provide arts / cultural programming for the general public are welcome to apply. We fund special projects, artists’ residencies, and performances that extend the group’s usual scope. Awards range from about $250-$1000. Projects take place from January to November.
The deadline for 2017 Community Project Grants has passed. Please check back in the fall to apply for funding in 2018.
Guidelines and Application:
Briarcrest Neighborhood Association, Briarcrest Presents: A Storytelling Workshop $250
Choir of the Sound, “We Can’t Stop the Beat: 40 Years of Tony Awards” $500
Hopelink, Food Bank Mural $750
JHP Cultural & Diversity Legacy, 2017 Cultural Heritage (A Multicultural Festival) $1,000
Kud Ljiljan, Bosnian Costumes for Youth Dance Group $500
Richmond Beach Community Association, Strawberry Festival Music $750
Shoreline Concert Band, Guest Soloist Performance and Workshop $500
Choir of The Sound, Spring Pops Concert, “I heart Rock & Roll” $700
Third Place Commons, Music at the Farmers Market $400
Richmond Beach Community Association, Strawberry Festival $500
Shoreline Concert Band, Spring Concert with Special Guest Soloist $500
Choir of The Sound, Spring Pops Concert, “Western Roundup” $700
Third Place Commons, Quichua Mashis at the Farmers Market $500
Friendship Adventures, Friendship Arts $500
Richmond Beach Community Association, Strawberry Festival $1,000
Shoreline Concert Band, Spring Concert with Special Guest Soloist $700
Shoreline Historical Museum, Summerset Arts Festival $600