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Programs and Initiatives

In complement to our grant making, ArtsFund presents a variety of leadership and advocacy programs to strengthen arts organizations, educate and empower nonprofit leaders and volunteers, and advance dialogue on the critical impact of arts and culture. We also play a leadership role in broader initiatives that foster the future of the arts in the Central Puget Sound region.

COVID Cultural Impact Study – FAQs

COVID Cultural Impact Study – FAQs

COVID Cultural Impact Study (CCIS) Nonprofit Organizational Survey FAQs ArtsFund’s COVID Cultural Impact Study (CCIS) is a comprehensive study that […]

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COVID Cultural Impact Study

COVID Cultural Impact Study

ArtsFund is tackling a comprehensive COVID Cultural Impact Study of arts, cultural, heritage, and science nonprofit organizations.

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ArtsFund Visionaries

ArtsFund Visionaries

The ArtsFund Visionaries connects emerging leaders + business professionals to our vision – a community where the arts are accessible to all and valued as critical to a healthy society.

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Social Impact Study

Social Impact Study

The ArtsFund Social Impact Study explores how the arts advance community priorities in King County.

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Associates Ambassadors Council

Associates Ambassadors Council

The ArtsFund Associates Legacy Council is a volunteer corps of business professionals committed to supporting ArtsFund through peer-to-peer fundraising.

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Board Leadership Training

Board Leadership Training

ArtsFund’s Board Leadership Training program strengthens arts organizations by training current and future board members.

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Convenings

Convenings

ArtsFund provides a platform for sharing resources, practices and perspective to expand capacity of the cultural sector

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Cultural Partners Network

Cultural Partners Network

ArtsFund’s Cultural Partners are a network of ArtsFund-affiliated arts and cultural organizations of the Central Puget Sound region.

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2014 Economic Impact Study

2014 Economic Impact Study

ArtsFund’s 2014 Economic Impact Study demonstrates how the region’s nonprofit arts, cultural, and scientific organizations fuel our economy and enrich our communities.

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Building for the Arts

Building for the Arts

ArtsFund works with the Department of Commerce to fund arts capital projects around Washington, and has secured over $129 million for 262 capital projects throughout Washington State.

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power2give / PugetSound

power2give / PugetSound

power2give/PugetSound, a regional arts crowd-funding platform presented by ArtsFund, connected 3,665 individuals with 228 cultural projects, generating over $1.22 million in three years.

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Cultural Resource Collective

Cultural Resource Collective

The Cultural Resource Collective enables participating organizations to conduct in-depth research of the Puget Sound audience through a shared community database.

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ARTSFUND SUPPORTS EDUCATION

ArtsFund support helps children learn and grow through arts education programs provided by nonprofit arts groups. ArtsFund grant recipients provide more than 200 education and outreach programs, reaching more than 600,000 school-age children and adults. When integrated with a school’s curriculum, the arts can help students learn many other subjects as well as helping them develop their own creativity, problem solving, teamwork, communication skills and self esteem. Often, experiences with the arts reach students when nothing else can.

ArtsFund asks grant applicants for thorough information on their education programs for children and adults. The quantity and quality of each group’s efforts, in consideration with their means, is one of the attributes the Allocations Committee considers when awarding a grant.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

ArtsFund presents power2give/PugetSound, an easy way to connect with and support arts projects you love As the founding matching sponsor and inaugural lead partner of power2give/PugetSound, the Raynier Institute & Foundation is providing $200,000 to be used as matching funds, incentivizing donors by matching their online contributions.   Additional matching funds have been provided by other local companies and individuals.  ArtsFund will continue to raise and release matching funds on an ongoing basis.

               

Start-up and administrative sponsorship is by The Boeing Company, providing funds covering the launch and implementation of power2give/PugetSound. Click here for more information.