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Sustained Support
Preservation Sustained Support Kicks Off Two Years of Funding

Preservation Sustained Support Kicks Off Two Years of Funding

Through our Sustained Support grant, we assist with the day-to-day needs of organizations doing cultural work in King County. The funding provided by this grant rolls out over two-year cycles, with another one kicking off in fall 2016. We’re proud to be funding 18 organizations and municipalities through Preservation Sustained Support for the next two...
Sustained Support Open, with New Opportunities for Cities

Sustained Support Open, with New Opportunities for Cities

Where would King County be without our amazing cultural organizations? Large and small, urban and rural, they bring our region’s history to life, connect us with amazing art, safeguard the buildings and locations that define us, and so much more. Through our Sustained Support grant, we assist with the day-to-day needs of these organizations over two-year cycles....
Two Awards for One Application!

Two Awards for One Application!

What’s better than an unrestricted operating grant? Two unrestricted operating grants! That’s what organizations that receive Arts Sustained Support get—two grants over two years. And the second year of the 2015-2016 biennium is upon us, meaning that 269 arts organizations and 22 Local Arts Agencies will be receiving the same award in 2016 as they did...
Close to $4 million in Grants for 2015

Close to $4 million in Grants for 2015

As summer comes to a close, we’re taking a moment to look at and share what our Arts, Heritage and Preservation departments have funded during the first half of 2015. 4Culture staff are proud to administer grant programs that support the critical role culture plays in defining our region. Here’s the breakdown: We kicked off...
Become an Agent of Information for 4Culture!

Become an Agent of Information for 4Culture!

Do you want to go to arts and heritage events—plays, concerts, exhibitions, movie screenings, readings, lectures, and much more—around King County for free? And even get paid for it? (At least, paid enough to cover your travel costs…) Are you a thoughtful, articulate person who can write about your experiences in a thoughtful, articulate way?...
Over 2 Million in Sustained Support

Over 2 Million in Sustained Support

Announcing 4Culture’s 2015 & 2016 Sustained Support Recipients Cultural organizations play a vital role in contributing to community identity and economic development in King County, Washington. In presenting and preserving the unique character of people, places and artistic efforts through events, programming, and activities, these local groups provide context within a rapidly growing and diverse...
Sustained Support Applications Due!

Sustained Support Applications Due!

Deadline: Wednesday, October 15 by 5:00 pm Sustained Support is offered across all funding programs every two years and the deadline is fast approaching. Has your organization submitted its application yet? We are waiting for it. It’s best not to wait until the last minute. We are proud of our online application portal but when...
Mask required!

Mask required!

Onsite Review of Masquerade Ball and Valse Cafe Orchestra Through the On-Site Review program, 4Culture evaluates arts and heritage organizations who receive Sustained Support funding. On-Site Reviewers attend events produced or presented by recipients and write up short reviews, which give the adjudicating Sustained Support panelists a patron’s-eye-view of each organization.  Each month, the 4Culture blog...
2015-16 Sustained Support Deadline Approaching

2015-16 Sustained Support Deadline Approaching

Sustained Support for Arts, Heritage & Preservation Programs Deadline: October 15, 2014, 5:00 PM 4Culture’s Sustained Support program provides operating support for King County-based nonprofit cultural organizations, municipal preservation agencies and local arts agencies. Until 5:00 pm on Wednesday, October 15th, organizations and agencies can apply for two-year support and, if funded, can use the...
Cowboys and Astronauts and Talented Youth!

Cowboys and Astronauts and Talented Youth!

Through the On-Site Review program, 4Culture evaluates arts and heritage organizations who receive Sustained Support funding. On-Site Reviewers attend events produced or presented by recipients and write up short reviews, which give the adjudicating Sustained Support panelists a patron’s-eye-view of each organization.  Each month, the 4Culture blog presents excerpts from these reviews.  This month’s review is...
Straight Lines and Full Stops

Straight Lines and Full Stops

Through the On-Site Review program, 4Culture evaluates arts and heritage organizations who receive Sustained Support funding. On-Site Reviewers attend events produced or presented by recipients and write up short reviews, which give the adjudicating Sustained Support panelists a patron’s-eye-view of each organization.  Each month, the 4Culture blog presents excerpts from these reviews.  This month’s review...
826 Seattle is all about young writers

826 Seattle is all about young writers

826 Seattle is one of the many organizations in King County that support young people with programs focusing on learning and experience. We are proud to help fund 826 Seattle through our Sustained Support program. Guest Alicia Craven  shares a little about the organization and their upcoming programs. 826 Seattle is a nonprofit youth writing,...