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Mar 24, 2017

ARTSFUND ANNOUNCES THE 29TH ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS LUNCHEON

ArtsFund will host its 29th annual Celebration of the Arts Luncheon on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the Westin Seattle.

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Feb 16, 2017

ARTSFUND AWARDS $60K in MULTICULTURAL ARTS GRANTS

ArtsFund is pleased to announce the recent awarding of $60,000 in grants as part of ArtsFund’s Multicultural Arts Project, supporting arts and cultural groups throughout Central Puget Sound Region.

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Jan 30, 2017

ArtsFund Announces 2017-2018 Strategic Plan

ArtsFund has been strengthening the Puget Sound Region through support of the arts since 1969. An update to the 2013 strategic plan, the ArtsFund 2017-2018 Strategic Plan provides a framework by which we will increase understanding of the role of the arts in building healthy communities, activate support for the arts, and grow our organization. ArtsFund will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2019. The 2017-2018 Strategic Plan aligns our mission and vision with our values and goals, and positions ArtsFund to move into the next 50 years.

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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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