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.

The 2020 Art Grant application will be available December 2, 2019 with a submission deadline of January 24, 2020. 

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


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