Renton Municipal Arts Commission accepting 2022 grant applications

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

City of Renton seal (courtesy of City of Renton)

City of Renton seal (courtesy of City of Renton)

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. 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 virtual question and answer sessions on Thursday, Feb. 3, from 12 to 1 pm and Monday, Feb. 7, from 7 to 8 pm. 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 arts@rentonwa.gov.




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