Art Grant Program

2017 Art Grant Application

The Pierce County Arts Commission supports arts activities in Pierce County through its Art Grant program. The Commission works with a limited budget to assist projects that provide arts education, programming, or experiences for youth or to economically challenged areas within the County that are under-served by arts and cultural activities.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Art Grant program. The application deadline is February 3, 2017.

For more information or questions on this program, please contact Kathy Sorgenfrei at (253) 798-6906.


2016 Recipients included:
  • Broadway Center for the Performing Arts - Summer Camp Adventure
  • Dance Theatre Northwest - Arts Are Education/Community Arts Performances
  • Friends of Rainier - Rainier Arts Center Mosaic Stone
  • Lakewood Community Players - Lakewood Institute of Theatre Youth Scholarship Fund
  • Peninsula Hands on Art - Watt's Tower Project
  • Pierce County Parks & Recreation - Sounds at Sunset Summer Concert Series
  • PTA Chester Thompson Elementary - Student Reflections on the Art of Learning
  • Two Waters Arts Alliance - Artists’ in the Community
  • Vivace Choral Program - Meet Me in the Country Summer Choir Day Camp
2015 Recipients included:
  • Broadway Center for the Performing Arts - Summer Theater in Pierce County
  • Dance Theatre Northwest - Community Arts Performances
  • Peninsula Hands on Art - Piecing It Together Mosaic Project
  • Tacoma Musical Playhouse - Summer Camp Youth Scholarships
  • Tacoma-Pierce County Habitat for Humanity - Woods Community Art Installation
  • Two Waters Arts Alliance - Artists' in School
2014 Recipients included:
  • Broadway Center for the Performing Arts - Summer Theatre Youth Camp
  • Dance Theatre Northwest - Community Performances
  • Friends of Rainier, Inc. - Arts Education & Training
  • Pacific Lutheran University/Center for Community Engagement & Service - Mural
  • Tacoma Musical Playhouse - Summer Theatre Youth Camp
  • Two Waters Arts Alliance - Spring Splash Event
2013 Recipients included:
  • Dance Theatre Northwest - Arts Are Education Spring & Fall Outreach Program
  • Sprinker Recreation Center - Ice Skating Scholarships
  • Two Waters Arts Alliance - Tears of Joy Puppet Theatre