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Welcoming New Partnerships

We are dedicated to deepening trust and building stronger relationships in our community. As a result, our network is growing! Meet the five arts groups added to our 2022 allocations pool and the three newly-added cultural partners. Join us in welcoming these five groups to our allocations pool and these additional three groups to our Cultural Partners Network.

New Groups Added to 2022 Grant Allocations:

 

Deaf Spotlight supports, engages, and showcases artists and audiences in cinema, theatre, art, and design inspired by Deaf Culture and the expressive power of Sign Languages through the arts. They are dedicated to supporting original and creative content about, for, and by Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, and Hard of Hearing communities.

 

 

 

 

LANGSTON guides generative programs and community partnerships that center Black art, artists, and audiences and honor the ongoing legacy of Seattle’s Black Central Area. LANGSTON was conceived and designed by community members to serve as strong stewardship for this Black arts and cultural hub in Seattle.

 

Path with Art provides access to creative expression, a caring community, and a safer place to grow for adults who are rebuilding and improving their lives. They believe that the creative process supports and empowers its participants on their journey. Since 2008, Path with Art has been at the forefront of a growing international movement that utilizes the power of art as a means to bring dignity, awareness, and healing to the complexities of the issues surrounding homelessness, and recovery from trauma.

 

Red Eagle Soaring exists to empower Native/First Nations/Indigenous youth in Seattle and King County to express themselves with confidence and clarity through traditional and contemporary performing arts. They engage Native youth and their families in critical discussions about the issues affecting their lives and provide a cultural peer group to build confidence, identity, and leadership through service and community.

 

 

Totem Star supports a diverse community of young recording artists learning music and life skills through mentorship and meaningful relationships. Their work in the studio and on the stage fosters growth in collaboration, leadership, and self-identity. They are dedicated to creating a more just society where all young people have access to music learning opportunities and youth voice is championed in support of healthy, engaged, and productive young people using music as a universal language.

 

Newly Added Cultural Partners:

Delridge Development Neighborhood Association (DNDA)’s mission is to integrate art, nature, and neighborhood to build and sustain a dynamic Delridge. They are devoted to social, racial, and environmental justice through preserving and increasing affordable housing, enhancing the natural environment, and providing arts and cultural opportunities for the Delridge community.

 

Orquesta Northwest was established as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in 2019 to enhance community life by providing diverse and inclusive classical music programs, events, and performances, featuring Latino arts and culture, in order to build intercultural understanding, foster connection and engagement, and strengthen the leadership and voice of underrepresented communities in the Pacific Northwest. Their core programs include Ballard Civic Orchestra, Young Strings Outreach, and Cascade Conducting.

 

yəhaw̓ is a collective of Indigenous creatives providing interdisciplinary cultural, art, and design services across Coast Salish territories. Their mission is to help improve Indigenous mental and emotional health outcomes through art-making, community building, and equitable creative opportunities for personal and professional growth.

 

 

 

Click here to view the complete list of our Cultural Partners.

Click here to view the complete list of arts groups we support.