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ArtsFund’s Cultural Partners are a network of ArtsFund-affiliated arts and cultural organizations of the Central Puget Sound region. Through trainings, events, and communications, the goal is to deepen ties between organizations, provide capacity building resources, and generate exposure to new audiences and donors.

ArtsFund recognizes the value our Cultural Partners add to one another and to our programming and impact, and provides a variety of opportunities for ongoing engagement.

Eligibility Criteria*:

-Be a 501(c)(3) organization or fiscally sponsored by a 501(c)(3) organization
-Have arts and culture as your primary mission or medium
-Have a minimum annual budget of $5,000
-Have a minimum 3-year record of continuous operation in King, Pierce, or Snohomish County
-Provide the following documents for financial review:
If you file the complete 990:

  • Your organization’s most recent 990
  • Your organization’s most recent financial statement and balance sheet

If you cannot provide a 990, or file the 990EZ:

  • Your organization’s financial statement for the full previous year
  • Your organization’s most recent financial statement and balance sheet

*Meeting basic eligibility criteria does not assure network membership.

Participation Requirements:

-Participate in one or more ArtsFund professional development or community events per calendar year and submit post-event feedback
-Share data and participate in annual survey
-List organization as an ArtsFund Cultural Partner on website and materials as appropriate

For more information on the benefits of the network, click here, or contact

ArtsFund’s 2021 Cultural Partners: