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Jan 3, 2017

ArtsFund 2016 Annual Report and Brochure Now Available

The 2016 ArtsFund Annual Report and brochure are now available as downloadable PDFs. A huge thanks to Dapper + Associates (Trustee Pete […]

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Oct 4, 2016

ArtsFund Wraps 3-Year Crowdfunding Program

ArtsFund’s regional arts crowdfunding initiative, power2give/PugetSound, concluded a successful three year run on September 30, 2016.

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Jul 6, 2016

ArtsFund Expands Executive Leadership Team

ArtsFund announced today that Steve Tremble has been appointed to the new position of Vice President of Development.

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Jun 28, 2016

ARTSFUND AWARDS $2.4 MILLION IN 2016 GRANTS

ArtsFund announced today that it will distribute $2,399,918 in grants to 53 nonprofit arts groups in King and Pierce Counties from its recently concluded annual fundraising campaign. With this allocation, ArtsFund’s grants surpassed $76.5 Million awarded since its founding in 1969.

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May 26, 2016

ARTSFUND & THE SEATTLE MARINERS ANNOUNCE 4th ANNUAL ARTS NIGHT AT SAFECO FIELD

For the fourth year in a row, ArtsFund and the Seattle Mariners are teaming up for Arts Night at Safeco Field on Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

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Mar 24, 2016

Registration Opens for the 28th Annual Celebration of the Arts Luncheon!

Registration is now open for the 28th Annual Celebration of the Arts Luncheon! Wednesday, May 4 12:00 noon – 1:30 […]

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Feb 17, 2016

ArtsFund in the News

Click for recent press coverage of ArtsFund programs and events

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Jan 19, 2016

ArtsFund Eastside Economic Impact Study Report Released

ArtsFund’s 2014 Economic Impact Study of Nonprofit Arts, Cultural, and Scientific Organizations in Eastside King County measures and documents the direct and indirect economic impacts made by cultural nonprofits and their patrons in Eastside King County, defined for the purposes of this report as the area east of Lake Washington to Snoqualmie including Mercer Island, and from Renton North to Bothell.

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Jan 7, 2016

ArtsFund 2015 Annual Report and Brochure Now Available

The 2015 ArtsFund Annual Report and brochure are now available as downloadable PDFs.

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Nov 18, 2015

ArtsFund’s 2014 Economic Impact Study Results Released

ArtsFund’s 2014 Economic Impact Study of Nonprofit Arts, Cultural, and Scientific Organizations in the Central Puget Sound Region—released on November 18, 2015—measures and documents the significant direct and indirect economic impacts made by cultural nonprofits in the Central Puget Sound region. According to the study, regional nonprofit cultural organizations show post-recession stability. Growth can be seen in key indicators of aggregate economic impacts, attendance, budgets, and employment.

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Oct 22, 2015

ArtsFund recognized as Non Profit of the Year at Seattle Business Magazine’s 2015 Community Impact Awards

ArtsFund was named as Non Profit of the Year by Seattle Business magazine, which honored the region’s most influential business and community leaders on October 21, 2015, at the second annual Community Impact Awards.

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Sep 30, 2015

ArtsFund’s power2give.org/PugetSound Celebrates Two Year Impacts

On the two year anniversary of power2give.org/PugetSound, ArtsFund’s regional arts crowdfunding platform, ArtsFund announced the program’s impacts to date. Since the program launch on October 1, 2013, more than $848,000 has been generated to support 168 projects from 87 groups throughout three counties. Over 3100 donors have contributed to the site, with 40% of those donors being new to the posting organizations.

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Jul 6, 2015

ARTSFUND ANNOUNCES 2015 AWARDS OVER $2.4 MILLION

ArtsFund announced today that it has concluded its 2015 annual fundraising campaign and will distribute $2,420,680 in grants to 55 nonprofit arts groups in King and Pierce Counties. With this allocation of the 2015 grants, the combined total of ArtsFund’s grant making since inception in 1969, inclusive of both allocations and power2give.org/PugetSound funds distributed, surpassed $73.8 Million.

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Jul 1, 2015

2015-2017 Building for the Arts Capital Grant Program Receives $7.9 Million

ArtsFund announced today that on July 1, 2015, with the approval of the 2015-2017 biennium state capital budget, the Building for the Arts program was awarded $7.9 million, a receipt of the full funding requested for 13 capital projects across the state.

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Jun 29, 2015

ArtsFund Celebrates Creativity at Seafair’s Milk Carton Derby

On Saturday, July 11, 2015, ArtsFund is partnering with Seafair to present the ArtsFund Celebrates Creativity Awards at the Milk Carton Derby. Over 100 milk carton boats of all shapes and designs compete annually in front of 10,000+ spectators. For the second year, ArtsFund is showcasing the inspiration and innovation of the Milk Carton Derby entrants.

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May 19, 2015

ArtsFund’s 27th Annual Celebration of the Arts Luncheon

Nearly 1000 supporters from all aspects of the Puget Sound region’s arts and cultural sector filled the Grand Ballroom of the Westin Seattle on May 18th, 2015 for ArtsFund’s 27th Annual Celebration of the Arts Luncheon.

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Beyond Engagement 2.0
Apr 28, 2015

Beyond Engagement 2.0

ArtsFund invites you to Beyond Engagement 2.0: A Look at Local Pathways to Equity and Inclusion in the Arts on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:30 PM at the Seattle Asian Art Museum. Beyond Engagement 2.0 is designed to encourage greater discussion around specific models, barriers, tools, strategies and next steps for creating wider pathways to equity and inclusion in the arts. Please join the discussion, followed by a reception for networking and further conversation.

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Feb 24, 2015

Twenty-Seventh Annual Celebration of the Arts Luncheon Announced

ArtsFund will host its 27th annual Celebration of the Arts luncheon on Monday, May 18, 2015, at the Westin Seattle. The keynote address by Vijay Gupta (Founder of Street Symphony, TED Senior Fellow, and Mental Health Advocate) will focus on the Redemptive and Regenerative Power of Music. ArtsFund will honor Ann Ramsay-Jenkins with the Lifetime Dedication to the Arts award, and renowned actor, director and Pacific Northwest resident Tom Skerritt with the Outstanding Achievement in the Arts award.

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