ArtsFund supports the arts through leadership, advocacy, and grant making in order to build a healthy, equitable, and creative Washington. Gifts to ArtsFund are leveraged where they are most needed to strengthen the Puget Sound’s arts and cultural community.
Beyond funding dozens of arts organizations with general operating grants, ArtsFund strengthens the arts and cultural sector by:
Offering free capacity building programs and other services to over 120 nonprofit arts organizations;
Developing the next generation of nonprofit arts leaders through the Board Leadership Training program;
Conducting research and producing Impact Studies demonstrating the role of the arts as a key driver to our region’s economic health and civic vitality;
Leveraging an extensive track record in the community and cross-sector relationships to advocate for the arts locally, regionally, and nationally; and
Advancing community priorities and fostering a more equitable society through the arts.