Art Grant Program

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.

Click here for the 2021 Art Grant application
Application submission deadline is January 22, 2021. 

For more information or questions on this program, please contact the Economic Development office at (253) 798-6150.


2019 Recipients included:
  • Gig Harbor Peninsula Historical Society - Harbor History Museum's Treasures from the Shenandoah
  • Island Arts - Rural Sketchers Project and Filmmaking for Island Youth
  • Narrows Music Society - Harbor Winds Summer Concert
  • Peninsula Hands on Arts - Will to Quill Project and Hanging with Calder Project
  • Pierce County Library Foundation - Mural Painting Project
  • Puyallup School District-Stewart Elementary - Ukuleles Project
  • South Sound Symphonic Band - Trombonist Program
  • Two Waters Arts Alliance - Arts Education Program
  • Vivace! Choral - Summer Day Camp

 2018 Recipients included:
  • Centro Latino - Artist Circle Program
  • Community Connections Place - Hope by Design Project
  • Dance Theatre Northwest - Community Arts Performances
  • Lakewood Community Players - Lakewood Institute of Theatre Youth Scholarship Fund
  • Peninsula Hands on Art - Perspective of Mt. Tahoma Project
  • Puyallup School District-Woodland Elementary - Ukuleles Project
  • South Sound Symphonic Band - Composer Commission & Concert
  • Two Waters Arts Alliance - Artists’ in Schools Program
  • Vivace! Choral - Summer Day Camp
2017 Recipients included:
  • Bethel School District-Thompson Elementary - Music Program
  • Dance Theatre Northwest - Community Arts Performances
  • Museum of Glass - SummerFest
  • Peninsula Hands on Art - Swimming Salmon Project
  • Peninsula Youth Orchestra - Cases Project
  • Puyallup School District-Sunrise Elementary - Ukuleles Project
  • Two Waters Arts Alliance - Artists' in Schools
  • Vivace! Choral Program - Summer Day Camp
  • Whittier Elementary PTA - Art in Schools